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Through the pages and contacts within The Scriptorium it is hoped that you will find an interest in this fascinating period way beyond the knight and man-at-arms.
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Answers from the glossary....
What does "canting arms" mean?
arms which are designed as a pun on the name of their bearer. For example, the arms of the Queen Mother show bows and a lion reflecting her name Bowes-Lyon
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