Heraldry
Heraldry (/ˈhɛrəldri/) is the profession, study, or art of creating, granting, and blazoning arms and ruling on questions of rank or protocol, as exercised by an officer of arms. Heraldry comes from A...
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Blazon
In heraldry and heraldic vexillology, a blazon is a formal description of a coat of arms, flag or similar emblem, from which the reader can reconstruct the appropriate image. The verb to blazon means ...
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War flag
A war flag (military flag or battle flag) is a variant of a national flag for use by the nation's military forces on land. The nautical equivalent is a naval ensign — the battle ensign. Under this s...
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Field sign
A field sign is an unofficial differencing mark worn on a combatant's clothing to show the difference between friend and foe or a combatant and a civilian.
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Reichsadler
The Reichsadler ("Imperial Eagle") was the heraldic eagle, derived from the Roman eagle standard, used by the Holy Roman Emperors and in modern coats of arms of Germany, including those of the Germa...
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Wappenscheibe
A Standesscheibe is a stained glass representation of the full coat of arms of a canton (Stand) of the Old Swiss Confederacy, sometimes arranged in a complete armorial of all cantonal coats of arms of...
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Armorial of the Holy Roman Empire
Over its long history, the Holy Roman Empire used many different heraldic forms, representing its numerous internal divisions.
From the reign of Albert II (reigned 1438–39), each Emperor bore the ...
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Johann Siebmacher
Siebmachers Wappenbuch is a roll of arms first published in 1605 as two heraldic multivolume book series of armorial bearings or coats of arms of the nobility of the Holy Roman Empire, as well as coat...
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Christoph Weigel the Elder
Johann Christoph Weigel, known as Christoph Weigel the Elder (November 9, 1654 – February 5, 1725), was a German engraver, art dealer and publisher. He was born at Redwitz, Egerland, Bohemia, and die...
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Alexander Nisbet
Alexander Nisbet (1657-1725) was a Scottish author on heraldry. His works are generally considered to be some of the most complete and authoritative ever produced in Scotland, and his System of Herald...
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Lozenge (heraldry)
The lozenge in heraldry is a diamond-shaped charge (an object that can be placed on the field of the shield), usually somewhat narrower than it is tall. It is to be distinguished in modern heraldry fr...
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Women in heraldry
Due to the differing role of women in past society, special rules grew relating to the blazoning of arms for women. In both the English and the Scottish systems of heraldry these differences remain ac...
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Tincture (heraldry)
In heraldry, tinctures are the colours used to emblazon a coat of arms. These can be divided into several categories including light tinctures called metals, dark tinctures called colours, nonstandar...
Variation of the field
In heraldry, variations of the field are any of a number of ways that a field (or a charge) may be covered with a pattern, rather than a flat tincture or a simple division of the field.
The diminu...
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Division of the field
In heraldry, the field (background) of a shield can be divided into more than one area, or subdivision, of different tinctures, usually following the lines of one of the ordinaries and carrying its na...
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Ordinary (heraldry)
In heraldry, an ordinary (or honourable ordinary) is a simple geometrical figure, bounded by straight lines and running from side to side or top to bottom of the shield. There are also some geometric ...
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Charge (heraldry)
In heraldry, a charge is any emblem or device occupying the field of an escutcheon (shield). This may be a geometric design (sometimes called an ordinary) or a symbolic representation of a person, an...
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Helmet (heraldry)
In heraldic achievements, the helmet or helm is situated above the shield and bears the torse and crest. The style of helmet displayed varies according to rank and social status, and these styles deve...
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Crest (heraldry)
A crest is a component of an heraldic display, consisting of the symbol or device borne on top of the helmet.
The earliest heraldic crests were painted on metal fans, and usually repeated the coa...
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Cadency
In heraldry, cadency is any systematic way of distinguishing otherwise identical coats of arms belonging to members of the same family. Cadency is necessary in heraldic systems in which a given desig...
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Danish heraldry
Danish heraldry has its roots in medieval times when coats of arms first appeared in Europe. Danish heraldry is a branch of the German-Nordic heraldic tradition.
The tinctures and metals used in D...
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Finnish heraldry
Finnish heraldry has a common past with Swedish heraldry until 1809 and it belongs to German heraldric tradition.
Arms of the historical provinces of Finland originated in the early Vasa era. Arms...
German heraldry
German heraldry refers to the cultural tradition and style of heraldic achievements in modern and historic Germany and the Holy Roman Empire, including national and civic arms, noble and burgher arms,...
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Icelandic heraldry
Icelandic heraldry is the study of coats of arms and other insignia used in Iceland. It belongs to the German-Nordic heraldic tradition, as the heraldry of Iceland has been primarily influenced by the...
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Norwegian heraldry
Norwegian heraldry has roots in early medieval times, soon after the use of coats of arms first appeared in continental Europe. Some of the medieval coats of arms are rather simple of design, while ot...
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Swedish heraldry
Swedish heraldry encompasses heraldic achievements in modern and historic Sweden. Swedish heraldic style is consistent with the German-Nordic heraldic tradition, noted for its multiple helmets and cre...
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Dutch heraldry
The study of Dutch heraldry focuses on the use of coats of arms and other insignia in the country of the Netherlands. Dutch heraldry is characterised by its simple and rather sober style, and in this...
Canadian heraldry
Canadian heraldry is the cultural tradition and style of coats of arms and other heraldic achievements in both modern and historic Canada. It includes national, provincial, and civic arms, noble and p...
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