Campaign of the Month: August 2016
Oath of Crows
Azure, an eagle rising argent
The Marwth shield is one representing the roman heritage. Initially the shield styled a silver eagle spread out over a blue sky, but in later periods the eagle is standing on the ground just before taking flight.
Marwth heraldry has been around since the Battle of Carlion, where Bryn was given a shield for his family as a reward for capturing the Irish cheiftan Niall's banner on the battlefield. The shield is inherited by the eldest son always, and cannot be modified in anyway by siblings, children or kin.
The shields colors and symbol was carefully chosen by a roman herald, hired by the family to best represent the future of the house. A roman white eagle was chosen, partly because it represented the roman eagle, and partly because the tribal part of the family had ties to the eagle. The eagle is depicted on a blue background, said to represent the sky where the eagle flies. Ever spreading it's wings, ready to take flight. Ambition, tradition and hope.
Marwth shields through history