Armstrong for Family; Milnholm Cross made into a Sword

IT SEEMS LIKE ELLOT AND ARMSTRONG HAVE HAD A SWORD PUT IN THEIR HANDS, THOUGH THEY DID NOT START WITH THE SWORD.   An apology to the Armstrong by asking them to take the sword.

Milnholm Cross and Elwand to Sword

Correction;

The top is added;

Without it, it looks like a cross.

Milnholm top

Milnholm Cross R B Armstrong

 

Shield is said, and not shown above is relatively new.

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Robert Bruce Armstrong; History of Liddesdale…

Milnholm Cross     shield is recent

 

Christogram IHS –a monogram symbol of Jesus Christ in form of an acronym. This would symbolize, I feel a burial.

R B Armstrong wrote extensively on the history of the Liddesdale region in the nineteenth century. It is felt that what is now called a Milnholm Cross is a sword, but previously to the sword it was a cross, as given in R B Armstrong’s book.

 

Mark Elliott                                                                                           10/29/2013

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