SCA College of Arms - Frequently Asked Questions

This page is a list of common questions regarding heraldry and heraldic practices in the SCA. The articles here should be of interest to submitters as well as heralds of all levels in the SCA.

General Questions

Submissions Forms Questions

Letters Questions

These documents are based on the suggested standard form letters found in the Administrative Handbook. Please fill them in as is or edit them as needed for your situation. You will need to send in hand-signed paper versions of the documents you use - the text of an email alone is not enough.

  • How do I write a Letter of Attesting to Legal Relationship? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Transfer? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Acceptance of Transfer? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Blanket Permission to Claim Relationship? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Permission to Claim Relationship? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Permission to Conflict with Armory? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Permission to Conflict with Name? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Blanket Permission to Conflict with Armory? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Letter of Blanket Permission to Conflict with Name? [DOC] [PDF]
  • How do I write a Petition for Registration of Group Name and/or Device? [DOC] [PDF]