Heralds' Titles in An Tir

Kingdom Staff Heralds' Titles

For contact information on these heralds, please visit our Black Lion Staff contact page.

Administration/Special Projects

Black Lion Principal Herald An Tir Principal Herald. Admistrative chief in charge of the An Tir College of Heralds. Reports to Kingdom and Laurel Sovereign of Arms.
Couronne Rouge Herald New Branch Liaison and maintainer of the Roll of Arms.
Pursestrings Pursuivant Financial officer of the An Tir College of Heralds, responsible for the checking account. (Position was known as Argent Scroll from 1989-2004.)
Black Stag Herald Extraordinary Kingdom Staff position; has commented on External Letters of Intent of other kingdoms, and assists Black Lion as needed. (The title of "Black Stag Herald Extraordinary" was given to Dame Zenobia Naphtali in 2004 for her many years of service to the College of Arms.)
Electrum Herald Kingdom Staff position; has commented on External Letters of Intent of other kingdoms, and assists Black Lion as needed.
Queue Forchée Pursuivant Contingency Deputy to Black Lion.
Sinister Gauntlet Herald No current job description.


Dexter Gauntlet Herald Keeper of the An Tir Order of Precedence. Maintains a database of all awards given in the Kingdom, and is responsible for making updates as awards are given out and as information is received.
Pomegranate Herald Kingdom Staff position; general responsibilities include Crown liaison, Crown Tourney processional, protocol and etiquette, and special projects as Black Lion may direct.
Sable Sable Herald Chief Scribe of An Tir; the primary point of contact for the large body of artists who decorate the scrolls given out in court.

Court/Voice/Field Heraldry

Löwenmähne Herald Tournament/Field activities at Crown events.
Sable Mountain Herald Kingdom Court Herald; primarily in charge of handling all court duties (or arranging for someone to handle them) at Royal Courts for Crown events.
Town Crier Pursuivant Town Cries/Event Crying; is responsible for carrying out roving herald cries at Crown events.

Heraldic Education

Argent Scroll Herald Education herald; responsible for organizing the Kingdom Heraldic Symposium, and for the fostering of heraldic education in the kingdom. (Position was known as Black Stag Herald from 1992-2004.)
Blue Anchor Herald Web minister and lists moderator for the An Tir College of Heralds.


Æstel Herald In charge of the Kingdom's library of resources, and assists in researching names and devices. Often responsible for setting up a consult table at Crown Events.
Boar Pursuivant Lions Blood deputy; in charge of producing the Internal Letter of Intent.
Goutte de Sang Herald Kingdom Staff position; currently available as a point of contact for people needing heraldic artwork for submissions.
Lions Blood Herald Kingdom submissions handler; accepts and compiles heraldic submissions, distributes the Internal Letter of Intent, gathers commentary from the Kingdom's consulting heralds, rules on whether to send the submission on to Laurel Sovereign of Arms or return for further work, generates the External Letter of Intent, and handles notifying submitters of Acceptance or Return of their submissions.

Branch Heralds' Titles

Titles in italics in the tables below are not yet registered with the College of Arms.

Branch Heralds' Titles (in the Central Kingdom area)

Basilisk Pursuivant Barony of Wastekeep
Be Wayre Pursuivant Barony of Glymm Mere
Bealidh Pursuivant Barony of Blatha an Oir
Golden Dragon Herald Barony of Dragon's Laire
Gorges Pursuivant Barony of Aquaterra
Mountains Pursuivant Barony of Three Mountains
Red Tree Pursuivant Barony of Madrone
Three Oaks Pursuivant Barony of Wealdsmere
Red Trident Pursuivant Barony of Stromgard

Principality of Avacal

Sanguinaris Herald Principality of Avacal Herald
Sable Minotaur Pursuivant Barony of Montengarde
Myrgan Wood Pursuivant Barony of Myrgan Wood

Principality of the Summits

Bleu Grael Herald Principality of the Summits Herald
Golden Bear Pursuivant Barony of Adiantum
Hazel Leaf Pursuivant Barony of Terra Pomaria

Principality of Tir Rígh

Silver Yale Herald Principality of Tir Rígh
Coquille Pursuivant Barony of Seagirt
Sable Loat Pursuivant Barony of Lions Gate