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Shannon Laura McClurg


Registration number 20100317I


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Shannon Laura McClurg are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Per fess Argent and Azure in chief two ravens transfixed by a single arrow fesswise point to sinister Or in base an open book proper cover Or clasps proper charged with a quill pen bend sinister-wise Purpure.
Motto: Acta non Verba (Action not Words)

Registration

2009 American College of Heraldry #3242 (with difference of charge in base)
The International Register of Arms, 14th December 2011. Registration No. 0214 (Vol.2)

Biographical information

Ms. McClurg was born in Tippacanoe County, IN to Mr. Timothy Michael and Rhonda Lynn (nee Johnson) McClurg. She has spent most of her life in Madison, WI. Ms. McClurg is an avid sportswoman with particular talent in soccor and basketball. She is currently a student at the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse and expects to graduate in 2015.

Design rationale

Based on the arms of Frederick Henry McClurg and Timothy Michael McClurg. The ravens refer to a Scottish story in which a widow's sons by three different men performed archery to show prowess with weapons for Robert the Bruce while he was on the run from the English. The brother's names were Murdoch, McKie and McClurg. The brothers joined The Bruce's army until he became Robert I, King of Scotland. The book with quill is a charge taken from her father's crest (Timothy Michael McClurg). The quill is Purpure because purple is her favorite color.

Registered by

Kathleen Anne McClurg

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Personal, Original, US, M

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