Charges

Bar

two bars

Palmer Arms. Or, two bars gules each charged with three trefoils of the first in chief a greyhound currant sable. Source.

two bars Azure

Parr Arms. Argent, two bars Azure a Bordure Engrailed Sable. Source.

Billets

three billets

three billets Azure

Rolle Arms. Or, a Fess Dancetté between three billets Azure each charged with a lion rampant of the first three bezants. Source.

Chequy

Acland Arms. Chequy Argent and Sable, a Fess Gules. Source.

Chevron

Berkeley Arms. Gules a Chevron between ten cross pattée six in chief and 4 in base Argent.

Fanshawe Arms. Or a Chevron between three fleurs-de-lys Sable. Source.

Littleton Arms. Argent, a Chevron between three escallops Sable. Source.

Lyttleton Arms. Argent, a Chevron between three escallops Sable. Source.

Mansel Arms. Argent, a Chevron between three Maunches Sable. Source.

Monck Arms. Gules, a Chevron between three lion's heads erased Argent. Source.

Mordaunt Arms. Argent, a Chevron between Three Estoiles Sable. Source.

Mosley Arms. Sable a Chevron between three Pickaxes Argent. Source.

Ponsonby Arms. Gules, a Chevron between three combs Argent. Source.

Rich Arms. Gules, a Chevron between three crosses botonée or.Source.

Tilney Arms. Azure, a Chevron between three griffin's heads erased or. Source.

Wyndham Arms. Azure, a Chevron between three lion's heads erased or.

A Chevron is a v-shape, pointing upwards unless specified inverted, on the escutcheon.

Chevron Ermine

Beaumont Arms. Chequy Or and Azure a Chevron Ermine. Source.

Clotworthy Arms. Azure, a Chevron Ermine between three chaplets or. Source.

Gresham Arms. Argent, a Chevron Ermine between Three Mullets pierced Sable.

Chevron Gules

Boleyn Arms. Argent, a Chevron Gules between three bull's heads afrontée. Source.

Brudenell Arms. Argent, a Chevron Gules between three morion caps azure pointed to the sinister. Source.

Newport Arms. Argent, a Chevron Gules between three Leopard's Heads Sable. Source.

Stafford Arms. Or, a Chevron Gules.

Chevron Or

Cobham Arms. Gules a Chevron Or Three Lions Rampant Sable. Source.

Oldham Arms. Sable, a Chevron Or between three owls Argent on a chief of the second three roses Gules. Possibly an exampl eof canting arms where owl represents owl-dam.Source.

Chevrons

Chevrony is a pattern of an even number of Chevrons.

Two Chevrons

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: Drake of Ash Arms. Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a Chief Gules three Cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a Fess Argent Two Mullets Sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a Chief Indented Sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven Argent and Sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant Argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, Two Chevrons Sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Daubeny Arms. Or, Two Chevrons Gules.

Fitzwalter Arms. Or, a Fess Gules between Two Chevrons of the last. Source.

Lisle Arms. Or a Fess between Two Chevrons Sable. Source.

Walpole Arms. Or a Fess between Two Chevrons Sable three Cross Crosslets of the field. Source.

Three Chevrons

Clare Arms. Or Three Chevrons Gules. Source.

Fitzhugh Arms. Azure, Three Chevrons interlaced in base or a chief of the last. Source.

Hainault Arms. Or, Three Chevrons sable. Source.

Chevrony

Chevrony is a pattern of an even number of Chevrons.

Chevron Inverted

Chief

Clement Arms. Argent, two bendlets wavy Sable on a Chief Gules Three Leopard's Faces or a Bordure Compony or and Azure. Source.

Fitzherbert Arms. Argent, a Chief Vairy Or and Gules a Bend Sable. Source.

chief Argent

Bacon Arms. Field Gules, on a Chief Argent Two Mullets pierced Sable. Source.

Chief Azure

Clinton Arms. Argent, Six Cross Crosslets Fitchée Sable three two and one on a Chief Azure Two Mullets or pierced Gules. Source.

Saluzzo Arms. Argent, a Chief Azure. Source.

chief Gules

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: Drake of Ash Arms. Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a Chief Gules three Cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a Fess Argent Two Mullets Sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a Chief Indented Sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven Argent and Sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant Argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, Two Chevrons Sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Chaucer Modern Arms. Argent, a Chief Gules overall a lion rampant double queued or.

Manners Arms. Or, two Fesss Azure a Chief Gules.

St John Arms. Argent, a Chief Gules Two Estoiles or. Source.

Worsley Arms. Argent, a Chief Gules. Source.

Chief Indented

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: Drake of Ash Arms. Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a Chief Gules three Cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a Fess Argent Two Mullets Sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a Chief Indented Sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven Argent and Sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant Argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, Two Chevrons Sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Butler Arms. Quarterly 1&4 Or, a Chief Indented Azure 2&3 Gules three covered cups or. Source.

Perceval Arms. Argent, a Chief Indented Gules three crosses pattee of the field. Source.

Chief Indented Azure

Lathom Arms. Or on a Chief Indented Azure three plates. Source.

Cinquefoil

Clifton Arms. Sable semée of Cinquefoils and a lion rampant Argent. Source.

Darcy Arms. Azure semée of Cross Crosslets Argent, three Cinquefoils of the last. Source.

Umfraville Arms. Gules crusilly of crosses crosslet a Cinquefoil or. Source.

Cinquefoil or

Clarion

Crescent

On 25 Feb 1559 Catherine Blount 1518-1559 (41) died. In 1585 Elizabeth Sands -1585 died. On 11 Aug 1580 Maurice Berkeley Standard Bearer 1506-1580 (74) died. Church of St Mary, Bruton. Recumbent effigies of himself and two wives in an Easter sepulchre-type recess with double round arched front, Corinthian pilasters and Strapwork panels. Ruff. Panel with quartered arms 1 Berkeley Arms 2 probably Tiptoft Arms, possibly Wotton Arms 3 Unknown Arms 4 probably Babington Arms, possibly Zouche Arms, overall a Crescent.

Jermyn Arms. Sable, a Crescent between Two Mullets in pale Argent. Source.

Crescents

Scott Arms. Or, on a bend azure a Mullet of six points between two Crescents of the field. Source.

Cross

Osborne Arms. Quarterly Ermine and Azure, a Cross or. Source.

cross Botonée

three crosses botonée

Rich Arms. Gules, a Chevron between three crosses botonée or.Source.

cross formy

crosses formy fitchy

Riley Arms. Sable, on a pile or 3 crosses formy fitchy at the foot Sable. Source.

Cross Crosslet

Cross Crosslet means a cross with equal length arms with the ends of each arm crossed.

Cross Crosslet Fitchy

Howard Arms. Gules Bend Argent six crosslets fitchy.

Cross Crosslet Fitchy means a crosslet with the foot extended into a point. "fitché" means fixed in French.

Cross Crosslet or

Beauchamp Arms. Gules a Fess Or between six crosslets or.

Cross Crosslets

De La Warr Arms. Gules a lion rampant Argent Cross Crosslets.

Walpole Arms. Or a Fess between Two Chevrons Sable three Cross Crosslets of the field. Source.

Cross Crosslets Argent

Darcy Arms. Azure semée of Cross Crosslets Argent, three Cinquefoils of the last. Source.

three Cross Crosslets fitchee or

Strutt Arms. Per Pale Sable and Azure, two Chevronels Engrailed, between three Cross Crosslets fitchee or. Source.

Six Cross Crosslets

Six Cross Crosslets Fitchée Sable

Clinton Arms. Argent, Six Cross Crosslets Fitchée Sable three two and one on a Chief Azure Two Mullets or pierced Gules. Source.

Cross Engrailed

Paget Arms. Sable, on a Cross Engrailed between four eagles displayed argent, five lions passant guardant of the field. Source.

Cross Engrailed Gules

Bourchier Arms. Argent, Argent a Cross Engrailed Gules between Four Water-Bougets Sable.Source.

Cross Engrailed Or

Ufford Arms. Sable, a Cross Engrailed Or. Source.

Cross Engrailed Sable

Mohun Arms. Or a Cross Engrailed Sable.

Cross Flory

Cross Pattee

Crosses Pattee

three crosses pattee

Perceval Arms. Argent, a Chief Indented Gules three crosses pattee of the field. Source.

twelve crosses pattee

Denny Arms. Gules, a Saltire Argent between twelve crosses pattee or. Source.

Cross Patoncé

Lascelle Arms. Sable a Cross Patoncé within a Bordure or. Source.

Cross Sable

Vesci Arms. Or, a Cross Sable. Source.

Millrind cross

millrind cross Argent

Saltire

Fitzgerald Arms. Argent, a Saltire gules. Source.

Saltire Azure

Saltire Engrailed

Tiptoft Arms. Argent, a Saltire Engrailed Gules.

Wotton Arms. Argent, a Saltire Engrailed Sable. Source.

Escallop

two escallops

Duff Arms. Vert, a fess dancetté ermine, between a buck's head cabossed in chief and two escallops in base or.

six escallops

Foljambe Arms. Sable a bend between six escallops or.

Freschville Arms. Azure, Bend Argent between six escallops.

Estoile

Baux Arms. Gules an Estoile Argent.

An Estoile is a six pointed star.

Six Estoiles

Fess

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: Drake of Ash Arms. Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a Chief Gules three Cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a Fess Argent Two Mullets Sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a Chief Indented Sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven Argent and Sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant Argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, Two Chevrons Sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Badlesmere Arms. Argent, a Fess between two Gemelles Gules.

Cromwell Arms. Quarterly, per Fess indented, Azure and or, four lions passant counterchanged. Source.

De La Pole Arms. Azure, a Fess between Three Leopard's Faces or.

Lisle Arms. Or a Fess between Two Chevrons Sable. Source.

Louvain Arms. Gules billety or a Fess of the last. Source.

Walpole Arms. Or a Fess between Two Chevrons Sable three Cross Crosslets of the field. Source.

Woodville Arms. Argent, a Fess and a Canton conjoined Gules. Source.

A Fess is a horizontal bar across the centre of the escutcheon. From the Latin fascia meaning band.

Fess Chequy

Fess Chequy Or and Azure

Arden Arms. Ermine, a Fess Chequy Or and Azure. Source.

Chequy Gules and Argent

Fitzwilliam Arms. Chequy Gules and Argent. Source.

Fess Chequy Argent and Azure

Stewart Arms. Or a Fess Chequy Argent and Azure. Source.

Fess Dancetté

Duff Arms. Vert, a fess dancetté ermine, between a buck's head cabossed in chief and two escallops in base or.

Pulteney Arms. Argent, a Fess Dancetté Gules in chief Three Leopard's Faces Sable. Source.

Rolle Arms. Or, a Fess Dancetté between three billets Azure each charged with a lion rampant of the first three bezants. Source.

West Arms. Argent, a Fess Dancetté Sable. Source.

Fess Or

Beauchamp Arms. Gules a Fess Or between six crosslets or.

Fleur-de-lys

Godolphin Arms. Gules, an eagle with two heads, displayed between three fleurs-de-lys, two and one, Argent.

Fleur-de-lys Argent

Digby Arms. Azure, a fleur-de-lys Argent Source.

Fleur-de-lys or

Capet Arms. Azure, three Fleur-de-lys or. Source.

Fleurs-de-lys

Fanshawe Arms. Or a Chevron between three fleurs-de-lys Sable. Source.

Fret

Tollemache Arms. Argent, a Fret Sable.

Fret Or

Cosin Arms. Azure, a fret or.

Despencer Arms. Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 2&3: Gules, a Fret Or, over all a Bend Sable.

Dutton Arms. Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the second and third quarters a Fret Or. Source.

Despencer Arms. Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 2&3: Gules, a Fret Or, over all a Bend Sable.

Fret Gules

Verdun Arms. Or, a Fret Gules.

Fretty

Audley Arms. Gules, Fretty. Source.

Garbs

Gemelles

Badlesmere Arms. Argent, a Fess between two Gemelles Gules.

Throckmorton Arms. Gules, on a chevron argent three bars gemelles sable. Source.

Gemelles are twin narrow horizontal lines.

Lozengy

Lozengy or and Gules

Angoulême Arms. Lozengy or and Gules. Source.

Maunch

A Maunch is a sleeve of the type typically worn in the 13th and 14th Centuries.

Maunch Gules

Hastings Arms. Or, a Maunch Gules. Source.

Maunches Sable

Mansel Arms. Argent, a Chevron between three Maunches Sable. Source.

Mullet

Scott Arms. Or, on a bend azure a Mullet of six points between two Crescents of the field. Source.

A Mullet is a five pointed star.

Mullet Argent

Vere Arms. Quarterly, Gules and or, in the 1st quarter a Mullet Argent. .

Two Mullets

Bacon Arms. Field Gules, on a Chief Argent Two Mullets pierced Sable. Source.

Jermyn Arms. Sable, a Crescent between Two Mullets in pale Argent. Source.

Two Mullets Sable

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: Drake of Ash Arms. Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a Chief Gules three Cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a Fess Argent Two Mullets Sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a Chief Indented Sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven Argent and Sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant Argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, Two Chevrons Sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Two Mullets or pierced Gules

Three Mullets

Conyngham Arms. Argent, a shake-fork between Three Mullets, Sable. Source.

Lord Douglas Arms. Argent, on a Chief Azure Three Mullets of the first.

Gresham Arms. Argent, a Chevron Ermine between Three Mullets pierced Sable.

Liddell Arms. Gules, on a bend Argent, three mullets Sable. Source.

Six Mullets Argent

Bonville Arms. Sable, Six Mullets Argent pierced Gules' Source.

Pheon

Pheon Azure

Sidney Arms. Or, a Pheon Azure.

Rose

Boscawen Arms. Ermine, a rose gules barbed and seeded proper. Source.

Carey Arms. Argent, a Bend Sable, three roses of the first. Source.

Conway Arms. Sable, on a bend cotised argent a rose gules between two annulets of the first. Source.

Dunbar Arms. Gules a lion rampant Argent on a Bordure of the same eight roses of the field. Source.

Greystoke Arms. Barry Argent and Azure three chaplets of roses Gules. Source.

Knollys Arms. Gules, on a Chevron Argent, three roses Gules, barbed and seeded proper.Source.

Lennox Arms. Argent, a saltire between four roses gules. Source.

Oldham Arms. Sable, a Chevron Or between three owls Argent on a chief of the second three roses Gules. Possibly an exampl eof canting arms where owl represents owl-dam.Source.

barbed and seeded proper

Knollys Arms. Gules, on a Chevron Argent, three roses Gules, barbed and seeded proper.Source.

Roundel

A Roundel is a circular charge of solid colour. Depending on the colour different names are used.

Annulets

Saunderson Arms. Paly of six, Argent and Azure, a Bend Sable three Annulets or. Source.

six annulets gules

Lucas Arms. Argent, a fess between six annulets gules.

Bezant

A Bezant is a gold roundel.

Mascle

A Mascle is a diamond shape.

mascles

De Quincy Arms. Gules, seven mascles or 3,3,1. Source.

Plate

Plates

Torteau

Babington Arms. Argent, ten Torteau in chief a label three points Azure. Source.

York Arms. England Edward III Arms a label three points Argent on each point three Torteau. Source.

A Torteau is a red roundel from the French Torteau meaning tart.

Water Bouget

Four Water-Bougets Sable

Bourchier Arms. Argent, Argent a Cross Engrailed Gules between Four Water-Bougets Sable.Source.