No reason it can't be both, thanks to the wondrous flexibility of the English tongue! :-)

Mathurin
Non nobis solum


On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Edie Gale Hays <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
And here in my ignorance I assumed that since the Calon Lily was a step up from a Golden Calon Swan, then "Swan uppin" was stepping up in the world.

I was delighted to learn otherwise.

Nest

On Jun 23, 2014, at 9:11 AM, Qadiya Catalina de Arazuri wrote:

Cecily loves birds, all kinds and Elianor's device is a swan so it was requested that Swan Uppin be added to the text. It is a swan census. We have decided that she needs to find swans and tag them all...
 

~~~ Catalina


On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 9:03 AM, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


This is way cool!  But can somebody please explain what "swan uppin" is?

D^
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From: "Qadiya Catalina de Arazuri" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: [CALONTIR] Calon Lily Text for Cecily Darvell
Date: Sun, Jun 22, 2014 10:38 pm


To alle nobles and gentiles thise presents Lres herying or seyng Maister
Mikhail, otherwise called the White Hawk Herald of Calontir, sendeth humble
and due recommenmdacion as it appteyneth ffor soo moche as fellyship of the
Order of the Calon Lily and the noble artisans of sayd Fraternitie,
courageously moeved to excise and vse gentill and commendable guyding in
suche laudable maner and fourme in the practiced craft of the Mystery of
Drapery, Fullery, and Brodery.


Vpon Admyts into sayd Fraternitie the prentys must sweare to be faythfull
and lovinge to the Fraternitie and Fellyship, and shall yield payment in
the activity of swan uppin to further practitioners of the mysteries of the
Fraternitie. Also it is ordayned That any be of misrule or misbehaviour
either in work or in deed, or slandered, shall be corrected as their
discretion giveth them. Be it known that none of the Fraternitie bewray
little thing or much sayd in counsel among the Order or Part of them. Also
be it hath any of the good name of the Fraternitie fall in Poverty, or
sickness the whole body of the Fellowship shall take them as an almsmen of
the Fraternitie.



Be it noted that on Thursday, the 19th day of June in the XLIX year of
Calontir, the 129th day, in the reign of Martino the IVth and Ariel, there
came, here in the court of Lilies war, before the populace there
assemblyed, those of the Fraternitie and Fellyship of the Order of the
Calon Lily, who will proclaim there is oon good Lady Cecily Darvell Prentys
of the Dread Maistress Elianor de Moreland, who has practiced the Mystery
of Drapery, Fullery, and Brodery. It having pleased the Kyng and his Queen
to beestow thise Arms by Grant to their humble and faythful Lege Lady to
now bare the Liuere of the Fraternitie of the Order of the Calon Lily, Per
Pale Purpure and Or, a fleur de lys withn a bordure counterchanged.



Kyng
Queen


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*~~~ Catalina*

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