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 ====== Herald ====== ====== Herald ======
 +The office of **Herald** is a large one, and covers a wide range of responsibilities ranging from registry of heraldry to announcing court business. As such, the [[Trillium Herald]] has a great many deputies. ​ The herald of a given branch is often focused on the heraldry side of the position, while other members of [[groups:​guilds_and_orders:​The College of Heralds]] may step in as a voice heralds at events. ​  
  
-The office of Herald ​is a large one, and covers a wide range of responsibilities ranging from registry ​of heraldry to announcing court businessAs suchthe [[Trillium Herald]] has a great many deputies.  ​The group Herald of a given branch is often focused on the heraldry side of the position, while other members of [[groups:​guilds_and_orders:​The College of Heralds]] may step in as voice heralds at events  ​+Each branch has the office of an official herald who is automatically ​member ​of the College ​of HeraldsA herald is a reporting officerwhose reports are due quarterly.  ​As an officer, ​the herald must be paid member
  
-Each branch has the office of an official herald who is automatically ​member of the College of Heralds. A group herald is a reporting officerwhose reports are due quarterly. ​ As an officerthe Herald must be paid member.  +There is a distinction between a lower-case h "herald" - that is, an gentle who serves as a herald - and an upper-case H "​Herald"​which is rank in the [[groups:guilds_and_orders:The College of Heralds]].
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-An alternate title, normally used in smaller groups such as [[branches:canton:start|Cantons]] is Pursuivant +
  
 =====Job Description===== =====Job Description=====
  
-  * **Order of Precedence** The office ​of Herald ​is responsible for the maintenance of the [[scaism:​Order of Precedence]]. Wolfium is the official Order of Precedence for the Kingdom of Ealdormere, but some smaller branches keep their own Order of Precedence as well.  +  * **Order of Precedence:** The College ​of Heralds ​is responsible for the maintenance of the [[scaism:​Order of Precedence]]. Wolfium is the official Order of Precedence for the Kingdom of Ealdormere, but some smaller branches keep their own Order of Precedence as well.  
-  * **Heraldry** The office of Herald ​is responsible for the registry of SCA heraldry. Heralds are also charged with encouraging all members to develop period-accurate heraldry and register their heraldry with the College of Heralds. +  * **Armoury:** The office of herald ​is responsible for the registry of SCA armoury. Heralds are also charged with encouraging all members to develop period-accurate heraldry and register their heraldry with the College of Heralds
-  * **Crying an Event** Voice Heralds loudly and clearly make announcements at events for all to hear.+  * **Name Research:** In addition the armoury, many heralds can help other members research and register their names. Armoury and Name research is what is generally referred to as "Book Heraldry"​
 +  * **Crying an Event:** Voice Heralds loudly and clearly make announcements at events for all to hear. A subset of this is Field Heraldry, where a herald announces happenings at a tournament.
   * **Court Herald** Every event requires at least one Voice Herald to stand in Court and act on behalf of the sitting Royalty to call people forward and make proclamations. ​   * **Court Herald** Every event requires at least one Voice Herald to stand in Court and act on behalf of the sitting Royalty to call people forward and make proclamations. ​
  
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   * [[http://​ecoh.wolfium.com/​subs.htm|Ealdormere College of Heralds]]   * [[http://​ecoh.wolfium.com/​subs.htm|Ealdormere College of Heralds]]
  
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activities/service/offices/herald.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/20 12:25 by Dietrich von Sachsen