Heraldry

Equipped

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The true meaning of Heraldry's “Armed” - if a Charge or image is “Equipped”, he or she is shown in full Armor WITH all necessary “Arms of De …

Attitude

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The term “Attitude” in relation to Heraldry, means the positioning of any placed “Mythical Beasts, Creatures or Animals”. The positioning – …

Tincture

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The “Tincture” of Heraldry is nothing more than the primary colors used in the painting and embellishment of a Coat of Arms or Crest. The “7 basic&rdquo …

Field

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The Field is considered the main front portion of a Shield or Coat of Arms, upon which is place the symbolism (figures and shapes) called “Charges”. A Field m …

Shield Points

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A Shield in Heraldry is divided into numerous parts. These parts are then “mapped” out with the particular images and symbols to be used in “creating&rd …

Annuletty

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This term is applied to Charges and some Attributes, in which the same terminates in rings or circular patterns. They are commonly seen on Religious Arms (such as Bishops …

Cabled

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To “Cable” Arms or a Crest, simply means the added imagery of Ropes or Chains added throughout one's Coat of Arms. Meanings varied by Title, Deed and of cours …

Varied Field

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Another form of Fielding used on Coats of Arms and Heraldry is a Varied Field. A Varied Field incorporated MANY different patterns and placements. From small to large Squ …

Flaunche

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A Flaunche in relation to a Shield or Coat of Arms is a Charge (symbol), consisting of a pair of concave indentations (one of each side of a Shield or Coat). The are also …

Book (Open & Closed)

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Books were a common feature in Heraldic symbols. Devised in the 14th Century, there were two different "presentations". The first was an "Open Book". This imparted "Manif …