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We're Horny: The Green Family Coat of Arms According to 
James A. Green, Sr., A Red Wig Stag Show in Greenwich Mean Time at Ground Zero, 
perhaps. One hour equals 15 degrees of longitude.
Wig Story.Above: Green Family Coat of Arms (via Grandad).
Left: Actual Green Family Coat of Arms:
The man in the Iron Mask has been nailed by 3.
The Man in the Iron Mask is a Horny Dear.
Nation Under God = Nation under Horny Dear.
Foghorn Leghorn's Iron Helmet and Horny Crown
with Heart for a Trinity of rich golden Dears.

Grandad's version looks more like success with women
and less like diddlement in the hands of red hots.
As for me, I was divorced by two women
and was nailed beteen the two reds,
though I had further heart-throbbing romance.

Lark of the Normans from Kent
Granddad Green showed me this coat of arms as a child, claiming that it was the one we had before we came to America from England, prior to the American Revolution. He painted it himself in watercolor in his workshop, where he also enjoyed woodworking, producing a fancy chair every few months. At first I thought he must have been kidding, because of the obvious reference to the 3 stags Jim Sr., Jim Jr., and Jim III, a trinity you might compare to the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. We were a family who liked to read a lot, hence the red lace surrounding the head of the stag-topped medieval warrior in Profile. Dad was a geologist, a modern history buff, and early on an Eagle Scout through a troop which met at the First Presbyterian Church. He identified our family to me as "White Anglo-Saxon Protestants", "Americans", and "Christians". A search through a Family-Coat-of-Arms outfit on the web showed that Granddad's coat of arms was the correct coat of arms for Green in England, a family which was native to Kent, perhaps near Greenwich in London at 0 degrees longitude, from which all time is referred for navigational purposes. (Click here for tourist attractions in Kent, Map of Kent, another Map of Kent.) Perhaps the first Green in America was John Greene, who settled in Boston in 1625. More research is in order, but I am inclined to suspect our original American family tree hero was actually Aderton Greene who came to Virginia in 1623, since my middle name is "Anton". It seems Aderton intended to pose as the original tallyho snake in the American Garden of Eden. For Christ's snake! (Join, or die.) This reminds me of Lorne Greene in Bonanza!, who also appeared in Battlestar Galactica, and of the star Kentaurus in the constellation Centaurus, which appears to throw up its arms with joy in the form of a bow, standing on the stars "Agena" and "Rigel Kentaurus". "The ramping Centaur: far forth his bow is bent into the blue of Heaven..." (From Star Names by Richard Hinkley Allan, Dover). Perhaps the coat of arms means to suggest a red-headed league of men with red wigs which made them dear to each other. (Attractions in Kent.) Recently, I have begun to wonder if my father's side of the family was actually descended from the taller Norman French who came to the south of England in 1066, because his people were about 5' 9.5" tall instead of 5'7", which I suspect is more typical for the actual Anglo-Saxons [Links] as I have seen them in documentary videos and elsewhere.
Vikings of Greenland from Eric the Red and Lief Erikson
On the other hand, a recent inspection of Greenland in National Geographic seemed to show my father stamping around in Greenland, but wearing a beard. I think perhaps he was actually a Dane, since Denmark resettled Greenland in the mid-18th century, finding no Norse survivors from earlier times. The Northern Lights are often green in color. The Greens were always fans of the world of exploration and discovery and plausibly a breed of Vikings, probably the same ones that invaded England from Normandy in 1066. In fact, the Varangians were conquerors of both Normandy and of the Kievan Rus. My brother Rick's name brings "Lief Erikson" to mind, the Son of Eric the Red who settled Greenland. The name "Jim Green" (gem green) suggests a green leaf, and adding brother Rick suggests Lief Erikson [Images]. Perhaps the Greens were derived from the same tribal stuff as Lief Erikson (statue). Leif Erikson discovered America before Christopher Columbus, and my seeming appearance in NGC 2264 next to a coal-black horse may suggest a career in exploration and discovery exceeding that of Christopher Columbus. Lief Erikson's appearance in the statue suggests Mary Martin in Peter Pan, a Broadway play my grandfather Green took me to see. Our residence at 1036 Murray Court, with its curvy 6-bottom doorway art suggesting a Home of the Gods, was placed to suggest Valhalla at the end of a long hall pointed due East and bordered by small stones suggestive of "Stonehenge". Perhaps Dad's people were Danes who invaded England before the Norman conquest. That might explain why he called himself an Anglo-Saxon, after The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle which complained bitterly of the Norman conquest. Earlier, White Anglo-Saxon Protestants seem to have represented the majority of the American people. It all bears further checking.
Greens are Plants: The Plantagenets
An alternate version of the Green family coat of arms. Press for Wikipedia on Heraldry.Another coat of arms for the Green clan features 3 thorns piercing a heart flanked by 2 boys with big red wigs, indicating that the Greens for Christ's snake may have been unpopular in England. The 2nd Norman king William II was shot through the head with an arrow in a hunting accident, somewhat as shown to the left. Note that the feathered shaft seems to enter the head from above, as if the arrow were sent to "get him down" and reduce his height. However, the name "Green" is said by the heraldry people to be of Anglo-Saxon origin. I suspect that we were "green" after "plants" that put down roots, hence "the Plantagenets". A hawk told me in a vision from a documentary on English history that my father resembled Henry Plantagenet because King Henry liked to inseminate plenty of women to make his genotype prevalent, so that we were from Henry Plantagenet "several times removed". That is, Henry extracted himself from her several times for the sake of safety in numbers, with no big Queenhood deal for mama, though she was celebrated at banquets. I suppose we were French-speaking for a couple of centuries, and about as popular in England for some time as James Arness in The Thing. In today's world, however, we are more like Gulliver in Gulliver's Travels, a huge man among the Lilliputians and a small one in Brobdinnag. I note that the Anglo Saxons were associated with the legend of Beowulf, [Links] the title of which reminds me of my own legend of BeoWUF. "There laid they down their darling lord on the breast of the boat, the breaker-of-rings, by the mast the mighty one." I suspect the Anglo-Saxons were historically typically a little shorter than the Scots, who were perhaps 5' 8" on the average.
American Norman-Viking "Greenland" Greens marry the American Hessian Mayfields
Thus my hypothetical Anglo-Normans, actually Plantagenets, came to America from Kent in the South of England, partly Sir Lancelot stuff looking for a new world to conquer, then finally married in to Mom's Mayfield side of the family, which were Hessian mercenaries from Germany that fought eventually with George Washington, so that I am 5' 10.5" tall, or six feet in cowboy boots. Height, however, is controlled by our choice of foodstuffs. Grandfather Harold Mayfield was 6'3" tall and perhaps Great Russian genotype, like Werner von Braun. Perhaps the Democrats married the Republicans, expecting to produce Independents, a new synthesis, and sired 4 boys. The Hessians wore "conehead" helmets in the first phases of the revolutionary war until they joined George Washington after he defeated them in battle. Humerously, I seem to appear in S. Monocerotis above the Cone Nebula in NGC 2264, above my first wife Susan and our first child well down on the slope of the Cone to the viewer's left, as can be seen in Time-Life's book Between the Stars. It shows me as a kind of Conehead wafted above all by his WUF-ballon resume and many books. My first wife Susan and I were married on campus in a chapel crowned by a Cone. The coat of arms associated with the Hessians featured a lion striped in red and white over a blue background. The actual history and origin of the relative physical stature of European types is still somewhat unclear to me, though it seems to offer tantalizing genealogical clues. Grandma Green's "Gesundheit!" calls were probably to clue me in that the family was part German, like Benjamin Franklin's Pennsylvania Dutch. At any rate, Dad was a typical World War II American Lieutenant in Eisenhower's army, with parents who were proud of his descent from heroes of the American Revolution, namely James Green, born 1755 to 1760 who died in 1821, a Revolutionary war soldier in Captain Robert Porter's Company from Tryon County, North Carolina buried in Bond County, Illinois, in the Old Green Graveyard, nine miles southwest of Greenville, Illinois. We American young ones, however, were raised in Kansas by our schoolmasters as the children of the New World of Lincoln's Army of the Republic and sons of Eisenhower's army, ever for civil rights and racial equality, encouraged to work for the general happiness of all. Church, however, unlike school, remained as a comparatively nationalist institution for European types, nominally the note-writing, tie-wearing and revolutionary Presbyterian Scots, while school and the universities emphasized the English language, American history, and scientific knowledge with business and technical skills as the bases for internal cooperation in our society at large. As a people disinclined to submit to English rule for centuries, the Scots must have been one of the focal rallying points for the original American revolutionaries and their resistance to remote British rule. I have put the Zeke Clam Sex in Space stag show behind the coat-of-arms as a marvel for the contemplation of posterity.
The All-American Way, Internationalism, and Peaceful Coexistence
Our parents did like us asking many questions about the past or about our ancestry, and our teachers extolled the virtues of mutual toleration. In wartime, we had to be The All-American Americans, the ensemble of immigrants speaking American English and unified on basis of the American Constitution and Bill of Rights. States of the Union all spoke a single language, American English, and were predominantly split into camps of similar immigrants from the European theater who sought to cooperate by electing representatives to Congress. Lengthy inquiries into ancestry were sometimes disunifying and therefore taboo. I hope these ancestral speculations will not be interpreted as preliminary to a diatribe or distressing to the spirit of peaceful coexistence among Americans.

Above Left: The Green Family Stag Show in a Coat of Arms from my Grandad, containing the 3 dear stags James A. Green Sr., James A. Green Jr., and James A. Green III.
Grandad Green was an artist who kept books on how to paint at home, including books on perspective and drawing with the pencil for pre-watercolor studies. I remember learning to draw houses from it.

Mom,Dad,& me, circa 1949-1950. Uncle Wilber, Aunt Betty & me, circa 1949-1950. Grandad Green, me, and Grandma Green, Christmas Eve, 1950.
The Green Side of the Greens - Left: Mom, Dad, and I circa 1949-1950,
Center: Uncle Wilbur Nuckolls and Aunt Betty and I, circa 1949-1950,
Right: Grandad Green, Grandma Green and I on December 24, 1950.

Walking through the old Green-Mayfield neighborhood today, in late March of 2003, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot came to mind as I walked through the blossoms of the Ides of March and the old family homes. In Photo Gallery you can see it... a band of angels coming after me, coming for to carry me home....
Was returned home by jet from Tampa in 1986 to Mycro-Tek in Wichita for more interactive graphics workstation design. To PROFILE. Back to the Future!
Since then, I have noted that if I walk past the old 327 N. Fountain residence on the East side of the street, I come to a tree covered with 12 hanging angel figurines, no doubt a relic of Christmas, through the branches of which the old Mayfield family residence is visible. I examined each one with the old spiritual melody humming in my mind. "I looked over Jordan and what did I see, comin' for to carry me home? A band of angels coming after me, comin' for to carry me home...Swing Low, sweet chariot...". The uppermost angel figurine held a book in her ceramic hands, as if examining a volume of mine acquired from a local library.

Catholic Trinitarian Symbol reminescent of the Coat of Arms of the Greens of Kent. Books all around people in love.
St. Paul's Parish/Newman Center at the campus of Wichita State University features Trinitarian symbolism reminiscent of the Coat of Arms of the Greens of Kent, above, from which my family was believed by Grandad to originate. Humorously, the Coat of Arms of the Greens shows three healthy stags, while the 7-sided Catholic symbol features instead 3 hearts surrounded on 7 sides by books, the 7 sides probably corresponding to the days of the week. The saw-like break in the shield forms a face with two hearts for eyes, perhaps to depict the Jaws of Hell, which according to Jesus of Nazareth are not to prevail against his church, in which case they would be Jaws of Hell with a heart that do not close with bitter malice against the human spirit. Perhaps the Coat of Arms of the Greens of Kent liked to portray the three hearts as normal, healthy animals following the days of Henry VIII, when the King of England decided not to accept Anne Bolynn as a wife, feeling himself to be the victim of a prank to cut off his family line. I discovered this Catholic Trinitarian symbol by wandering into the Newman center for a cup of coffee one Sunday morning, to check out the scene. Lynn, a Catholic sister, handed me the program featuring this interesting parallel design with its message promoting Catholic Christian charity and succor, as compared with the spontaneous healthy bounding of a flock of deer. The Greens had decided, when I knew them, to be themselves as they were, Christian and clean-shaven when in Rome, but free spirits with excellent horse sense who were proud to have children and continue as a dear family. My father was a voracious reader of books, however, sure that visions in heaven above were not an accident, but with a taste for hard experimental science in addition to history and literature. I sometimes wonder how many other Greens may have written or published books, instead of focusing on reading books and producing letters traded like stories between brethren. Indeed, carefully composed letters like those of St.Paul have been for centuries a mainstay of Western literature, while quite a lot of the important research and writing was confined to the doctors of the church, the American Revolution and the determination of "Great Britain" insuring the survival of free thought and free thinkers, especially those who were in reality experts with important results to communicate.

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