On 2/8/14, Rebecca Beaumont <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Both the gold striking falcon and the gold calon cross are badges that any
> member of the populace can wear.
> More traditionally, at wars, the falcon is the symbol of the army (which
> everyone is a member of) and mostly used on war tabards.
> But really it's up to you which one or combination of the two you would like
> to use. I just finished a new hood to wear at war, it's purple with a gold
> embroidered calon cross on the front.
> Their Majesties words from the January Mews ask that:
> "As the first King and Queen of Calontir asked their people to bathe
> themselves in the glory of the purple and gold to march to war, We would ask
> the same. If you plan to attend Gulf Wars this year, please take some
> time during the months to come to craft something for yourself to denote you
> as a member of the Falcon Host, be you fighter, water bearer, archer, A&S
> or simply going for the party. More than throwing a tabard over your garb,
> make the medieval choice to incorporate the colors and ensigns into whatever
> your persona would have worn. We want to drown the Known World in the
> splendor of the Purple and Gold."
> Hope this helps!
> Baroness Rebecca Beaumont, OP
> Shire of Oakheart
> Kingdom of Calontir
> On Saturday, February 8, 2014 7:28 PM, edith hays <[log in to unmask]>
> I saw at least one at Gulf either last year or the year before (don't
> remember which) and thought it was cool.
> So my new question is: what supporting tabard should the populace wear??
> On 2/8/14, MsTree <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> That's a good question. I always thought the Gold on Purple Calatrava was
>> reserved for the Crown. Can it also be used as a populace badge like the
>> From: Historical Recreation in the Kingdom of Calontir
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Gwendolyn
>> Sent: February 08, 2014 5:31 PM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [CALONTIR] Calon Cross inage
>> My understanding is that the gold Calatrava on purple background can be
>> by the populace. The reverse color purple Calatrava on gold, with purple
>> border is the badge of the Order of the Cross of Calontir.
>> <http://www.sca.org/awards/images/a_clcrss.gif> Order of the Cross of
>> Calontir: given to those whose works, deeds, conduct, and service to the
>> Crown and the kingdom have been of an exceptional nature. Companions of
>> cross of Calontir may place the initials CCC after their names, and may
>> the order's badge: Or, a cross of Calatrava within a bordure purpure
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Feb 8, 2014, at 4:41 PM, Mistress Hertha Blair of Froggestow
>> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> The Calon Cross (AKA gold colored cross calatrava on a purple field) is
>> badge of a specific Calontir Grant of Arms level award. Will you be
>> those particular tabards for people who are members of that order? It
>> might be a good idea to consult with your group's Herald regarding who may
>> wear which symbols.
>> The on-line Order of Precedence might be a good site for you to consult,
>> From: "edith hays" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Sent: Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:12:07 PM
>> Subject: [CALONTIR] Calon Cross inage
>> I am getting ready to make tabards for GW and want to put a falcon on
>> one side and the Calon Cross on the other. I found the falcon images
>> to download, but where can I find one of the Calon Cross?
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