Heraldry

Cross Moline

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The Heraldic symbol known as The Cross Moline is originally of French design. Sometimes referred to as The Anchor Cross, for the hook-like cross bar extension tops, it ca …

Crowned Cross

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The ''Crowned Cross'' is a variation of the previously discussed ''Cross and Crown'' symbol used in Medieval Heraldry. Most associated with religious imagry, the image is …

Cross Potent

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Dating to at least the 7th Century AD – the Heraldic symbol known as The Cross Potent is still recognizable by most. The image is most associated with it's variant …

Cross and Crown

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Having Religious connotations – The ''Cross and Crown'' was an image of Heraldry seen around the 15th Century AD. In addition to being used in Christian Heraldry, v …

Eastern Crown

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Traced in Heraldry to The Mediterranean Region, The Eastern Crown (also known as The ''Antique Crown'') is probably the best known. A simple image, of which The Crown has …

Celestial Crown

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Somewhat of a rarity in Heraldry, The Celestial Crown may be traced back to around the 14th Century AD. It is also claimed to be a modification of The Eastern Crown (from …

Astral Crown

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While the meaning and awarding of the Heraldic symbol known as The Astral Crown is unclear. The image is shown in Heraldry as a Gold Crown (or Coronet). Above the Spires …

Fox (Beast)

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“Cunning” and “Resourcefulness” are but 2 known traits imparted by The Fox. A long time staple of the Medieval Hunter, The Fox is seen as early as …

Purpure

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Quite simply, the “Modern” color – Purple. These colors (when used on Coats of Arms and Ceremonial Shields), were reserved only for Kings and Queens. A …

Wool Pack

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Wool Packs are “Supportive” Charges seen on a Coat of Arms that resemble cushions. They are tied (or cinched) in appearance. They are seen in many “Less …