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Deletion notices[edit]

Coat of arms of the London Borough of Haringey is considered for deleton[edit]

Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Coat of arms of the London Borough of Haringey — Preceding unsigned comment added by Arms Jones (talkcontribs) 02:17, 22 December 2013 (UTC)

Category:Coats of arms by charge + subcategories[edit]

Go to Wikipedia:Categories for discussion/Log/2015 March 27#Category:Coats of arms by charge and leave your comment. Snowsuit Wearer (talk|contribs) 01:15, 30 March 2015 (UTC)

'Order of the Eagle of Georgia' is considered for deletion[edit]

The Order of the Eagle of Georgia is said to have existed as a state order when Georgia was independent prior to Russian conquest in the 19th Century, but the article is only about its revival as a house order of the royal house in exile since the 1930s. I don't know how serious the order is. Add your thought on the future of its Wikipedia article at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Order of the Eagle of Georgia -- Snowsuit Wearer (talk|contribs) 19:21, 29 July 2015 (UTC)

Blazoning historical arms: ok or not?[edit]

I know this question has been asked - but I still don't feel as if a good answer has been reached. Is writing blazons for historical coats of arms of former kings and queens or such similar persons considered taboo? I know some consider it original research, but at the same time I see blazon request all over this very WP's archives, suggesting that people do it anyway. If I'm sitting here, armed with my copy of A.C. Fox-Davies Complete Guide To Heraldry, and attempt to correctly blazon the coat of arms of Queen Consort Anne Boleyn (heaven help me if I try to blazon that mess), is this considered original research and therefore should not be done? Many, many of these historical coats of arms are not currently listed with any blazons and I would be more than willing to write some of them. Peeteygirl (talk) 18:29, 29 June 2015 (UTC)

Well, Peeteygirl, even if I have no doubt you could come up with good blazons of old arms, the arms should have an old official blazon from when it was granted. That blazon is the one we should use. But if we can't find it, I see nothing wrong in doing as you suggests, as long as you are clearly stating in the text that this is not the original blazon but a blazon based on the one or other painting of the arms. Snowsuit Wearer (talk|contribs) 22:07, 26 July 2015 (UTC)

Coat of arms of George Washington[edit]

The naming of the article Coat of arms of George Washington is under discussion, see talk:Coat of arms of George Washington -- (talk) 04:58, 3 July 2015 (UTC)

User adding flags[edit]

User:History of Persia is adding flags and has started using this as a source.[1] I was hoping someone in the Heraldry and vexillology project would be able to tell whether that site is a reliable source. Thanks! --Kansas Bear (talk) 01:32, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

I would say not in the WP sense. The author appears to be knowledgeable and conscientious, not to mention quite a competent illustrator, but as self-published by an amateur I think the site falls short of the mark. While I have no reason to doubt the content is reasonably well sourced, no references are provided for verification. Moreover, regarding the historical flags there seems to be little explanation, if any, of research difficulties (ambiguities, contradictions among sources, &c.) or where artistic licence may have been exercised in reconstruction of details.—Odysseus1479 06:36, 8 July 2015 (UTC)

Suggested merge regarding the coat of arms of Lappajärvi[edit]

It has been suggested that Coat of arms of Lappajärvi be merged into Lappajärvi. Please give your thoughts on the talk page of the coat of arms article. Snowsuit Wearer (talk|contribs) 13:31, 26 July 2015 (UTC)