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Exactly.  I was probably using sloppy language.  What I needed help with was 
the saints' attributes, symbols, etc.

Rosemary Hayes
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Subject: Re: [M-R] saints' armorials


> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
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> On 30/03/2011 15:19, Rosemary Hayes-Milligan and Andrew Milligan wrote:
>>
>> I do not think that any of the shields will be related to the heraldry of 
>> patrons, as Henk suggests.  The church was built 110 years ago from an 
>> Austrian kit for the Catholic Irish servants of the protestant profession 
>> class hereabouts and I doubt if there were any arms-bearing patrons. 
>> Other symbols are definitely saints, relating to the evangelists, BVM, St 
>> James, etc.
>
> I think you have largely answered your own question: the 'kit' came with 
> shields, and these have been decorated with saints' attributes, symbols, 
> etc. Nothing to do with heraldry at all!
>
> John Briggs
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