The House Lionesse Symbol
The symbol for House Lionesse is a white lioness on a burgundy shield, as shown above.
The lioness is a powerful and fierce huntress, and the lionesses of a pride hunt together as a cooperative unit to provide food for the pride. She is a symbol of how strong we can be when we work together to achieve our goals.
In "The Fall of Troy" by Quintus Smyrnus, the Amazon Penthesilea is described as a lioness, an inspiring symbol of a mighty woman warrior:
"That day the beating of full many a heart,
You can use the House Lionesse symbol on a belt favor, a banner, a tabard or shield cover, any way you want to show off your membership in the household. If you want to see pictures of our symbol in use, check out pictures of House Lionesse Sightings. Send in your own pictures, too!
Moogie has designed a cross-stitch pattern for a belt favor, which can be downloaded at her Embroidery and Needlework site.
Cinderella Mc Innes has designed a cross-stitch pattern for a belt favor, which can be downloaded. It is available as either a PCStitch pattern, or a bitmapped file.
Sir Esuom made this graphic of the Lionesse symbol in several sizes. It's from the bitmap, so the edges are rough, but it should be suitable for tracing.
Here is an outline of the lioness that can be used for tracing. It is modified from a scan of a belt favor made by Sir Squeak! the Mighty.
This page last updated 08/13/05
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