Heraldry Of Medieval Times

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This is an example of a digital storytelling assignment. The level is 2nd to 3rd grade.

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Heraldry Of Medieval Times

  1. 1. Heraldry of Medieval Times<br />Making My Personal Shield<br />By Mrs. Cucinella<br />
  2. 2. Colors and their Meanings<br />A family would work with a Herald to Choose colors which reflect their strengths. <br />
  3. 3. Symbols<br />Eagle Protector, <br />a person of action, noble nature, power, strength. In Ireland the eagle, along with other birds, was regarded as one of the 'demons of the air' and was thus a very popular and powerful charge.<br />Tiger Fierceness and valour<br />
  4. 4. Lines<br />LINES ON COATS OF ARMS<br />NameMeaning<br />Nebuly Line Clouds or Air <br /> Wavy Line Sea or Water<br />Embattled Line Fire, Town-Wall <br />Engrailed Line Earth, Land<br />Invecked Line Earth, Land <br />Indented Line Fire <br />The style of lines on a shield also held meaning.<br />
  5. 5. When I Design My Shield<br />I need to decide which colors, symbols and lines best describe who I am<br />My choices are:<br /><ul><li>Blue for loyalty and White for peace
  6. 6. The eagle for power and strength
  7. 7. The line style will be wavy </li></ul> for the sea <br />

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