Heraldry comes from Anglo-Norman herald, from the Germanic compound harja-waldaz, "army commander". To most,
though, heraldry is the practice of designing, displaying, describing, and recording coats of arms and heraldic badges.
In the SCA There are a variety of types of heralds. announcements on the field "Field Herald", general
announcements "Duty Herald", master of ceremonies for court "Court Herald", and name/device/armory consultation
"Submissions Herald", or "Research Herald". There are other duties performed by heralds, including keeping track
of the Awards Lists, and more.
Lady Ana the Bard is our Herald and can be contacted at