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Intro to rules and ideas of Heraldry - Aimed at year 7/8 Vector graphics project

Intro to rules and ideas of Heraldry - Aimed at year 7/8 Vector graphics project

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  • 1. Coat of Arms of the Earls of DundeeEscutcheonSupportersHelmCrestMottoThe Full Achievement<br />Escutcheons100s of different Shield shapes.Heraldic Heiresses (Ladies) use a “Lozenge”.Arms of Margaret Thatcher<br />
    • Tincture (Colour)2 MetalsArgentOr5 ColoursVertSableAzureGulesPurpureNever place Colour on Colour Metal on MetalRule of TinctureArms of Kingdom of Jerusalem Breaks Rule of Tincture
    OrdinariesA geometric shape on the escutcheonSt. George:Argent a cross gules<br />DivisionsSplitting the Escutcheon into sectionsPer FessPer PalePer BendQuarterlyPer ChevronPer SaltireHogwarts Coat of Arms, divided quarterly.Also uses an extra division for the H called an inescutcheon of pretenceArms of City of Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, divided per chevronPer chevron Gules and Argent in chief three rock rabbits courant (Iimbela) Or and in base a cross-crosslet fitche of the first<br />ChargesCrossesThere are 100’s of different types of crosses!<br />ChargesAnimals / BirdsRichard I (Lionheart):Gules three lions passant guardant in pale Or armed and langued AzureUS Presidential Seal, Escutcheon supported by:An American eagle displayed holding in his dexter talon an olive branch and in his sinister a bundle of thirteen arrows all proper, and in his beak a white scroll inscribed E PLURIBUS UNUM sable<br />ChargesPlantsCanadian Royal Coat of arms has an old UK Royal coat of arms above:the third division being Argent three maple leaves conjoined on one stem properTudor RoseFrench Royal Arms:Azure three fleur-de-lis OrEton College Arms (Beneath a chief per pale);On a field sable three lily-flowers argent<br />ChargesInanimate ObjectsDuke of Edinburgh, 4th Quarter:Argent, upon a rock Proper a castle triple towered Sable, masoned Argent, windows, port, turret-caps and vanes GulesSpanish Guardia Civil (police force) uses a crown (referring to the king), a sword (symbolic of military purpose) and a fasce (symbolic of judicial purpose)<br /> <br />