"Argent, two foxes counter salient. COUNTER SALIENT. Two animals leaping different ways from each other." -Hall, 1862

Foxes Counter Salient

"Argent, two foxes counter salient. COUNTER SALIENT. Two animals leaping different ways from each other."…

Adam Fraunceys (14th century) bore Party gold and sable bendwise with a lion countercoloured. The parting line is here commonly shown as sinister

Fraunceys

Adam Fraunceys (14th century) bore Party gold and sable bendwise with a lion countercoloured. The parting…

"Azure, a fret argent. FRET. Two laths interlaced with a mascle." -Hall, 1862

Fret

"Azure, a fret argent. FRET. Two laths interlaced with a mascle." -Hall, 1862

"Azure, a fret, argent. The fret is formed by two lines interlaced in saltier with a mascle." -Hall, 1862

Fret Ordinary

"Azure, a fret, argent. The fret is formed by two lines interlaced in saltier with a mascle." -Hall,…

"Gules, fretty argent. FRETTY. This word denotes a field covered with fretwork or laths interlacing each other." -Hall, 1862

Fretty

"Gules, fretty argent. FRETTY. This word denotes a field covered with fretwork or laths interlacing…

"Gules, fretty of ten pieces, argent. Fretty is when the shield is covered with lines crossing each other diagonally and interlaced." -Hall, 1862

Fretty Ordinary

"Gules, fretty of ten pieces, argent. Fretty is when the shield is covered with lines crossing each…

"The black is left on the dexter side, showing that the husband is deceased, and that his wife survives him." -Hall, 1862

Funeral Atchievement

"The black is left on the dexter side, showing that the husband is deceased, and that his wife survives…

The image "shows that the husband survives the wife." -Hall, 1862

Funeral Atchievement

The image "shows that the husband survives the wife." -Hall, 1862

The image "shows that the husband and his first wife are deceased, and that the second wife is the survivor." -Hall, 1862

Funeral Atchievement

The image "shows that the husband and his first wife are deceased, and that the second wife is the survivor."…

"The shield on the dexter side of the hatchment is parted per pale; first, the arms of the bishopric; second, the paternal arms of the bishop. The shield on the dexter side is the arms of the bishop impaling those of his wife as baron and femme; the ground of the hatchment is black round the sinister side of this shield, showing that it is the wife that is dead." -Hall, 1862

Funeral Atchievement

"The shield on the dexter side of the hatchment is parted per pale; first, the arms of the bishopric;…

This image shows "the hatchment of a lady that has died unmarried. The arms of females of all ranks are placed in a lozenge-shaped shield." -Hall, 1862

Funeral Atchievement

This image shows "the hatchment of a lady that has died unmarried. The arms of females of all ranks…

This image shows "the hatchment of the widow of a bishop; ... here the lozenge-shaped shield is parted per pale. Baron and femme:—first, parted paleways, on the dexter side the arms of the bishopric, on the sinister side the paternal arms of the bishop. Second, the arms of the femme: the widow of a bishop has a right to exhibit the arms of the see over which her husband presided, as though his death has dissolved all connection with the see. She has a right to emblazon all that will honour her deceased husband." -Hall, 1862

Funeral Atchievement

This image shows "the hatchment of the widow of a bishop; ... here the lozenge-shaped shield is parted…

"Or, a fusil purpure. THE FUSIL. Is longer than the lozenge: the upper and lower ends are more acute." -Hall, 1862

Fusil

"Or, a fusil purpure. THE FUSIL. Is longer than the lozenge: the upper and lower ends are more acute."…

"Fusil, In heraldry, a bearing differing from the lozenge in being longer in proportion to its breadth, and named from its shape, which resembles that of a spindle." -Whitney, 1911

Fusil Azure

"Fusil, In heraldry, a bearing differing from the lozenge in being longer in proportion to its breadth,…

"Argent, a fusil, purpure. The fusil is narrower than the lozenge, the angles at the chief and base being more acute, and the others more obtuse." -Hall, 1862

Fusil Ordinary

"Argent, a fusil, purpure. The fusil is narrower than the lozenge, the angles at the chief and base…

"A field Fusilly is similar to Lozengy, but the figures are more elongated."—Aveling, 1891

Fusilly

"A field Fusilly is similar to Lozengy, but the figures are more elongated."—Aveling, 1891

"GALLEY. An ancient vessel propelled by oars; frequently used in shields of naval officers." -Hall, 1862

Galley

"GALLEY. An ancient vessel propelled by oars; frequently used in shields of naval officers." -Hall,…

"Argent, a garbe proper. GARBE. The heraldic term for a sheaf of any kind of corn." -Hall, 1862

Garbe

"Argent, a garbe proper. GARBE. The heraldic term for a sheaf of any kind of corn." -Hall, 1862

Three Lions Passant Gardant. The escutcheon shows three lions passant (walking left with a leg raised) and gardant (facing the viewer).

Three Lions Passant Gardant

Three Lions Passant Gardant. The escutcheon shows three lions passant (walking left with a leg raised)…

"Or, a garter vert. GARTER. One of the diminutives of the bend, being half the size." -Hall, 1862

Garter

"Or, a garter vert. GARTER. One of the diminutives of the bend, being half the size." -Hall, 1862

21 Then the angel of the LORD put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh and the unleavened cakes; and there rose up fire out of the rock, and consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes. Then the angel of the LORD departed out of his sight. Judges 6:21 KJV

Shield Showing Garter

21 Then the angel of the LORD put forth the end of the staff that was in his hand, and touched the flesh…

Gascoigne bore Silver a pale sable with a golden conger's head thereon, cut off at the shoulder.

Gascoigne

Gascoigne bore Silver a pale sable with a golden conger's head thereon, cut off at the shoulder.

Gavaston, earl of Cornwall, bore Vert six eagles gold.

Gavaston

Gavaston, earl of Cornwall, bore Vert six eagles gold.

Barry of seven pieces, argent and azure. When the shield contains a number of bars of metal and colour alternate, exceeding five, it is called barry of so many pieces, expressing their numbers. -Hall, 1862

Shield Showing Gemels

Barry of seven pieces, argent and azure. When the shield contains a number of bars of metal and colour…

Gentil bore Gold a chiefe sable with two molets goles pierced gules

Gentil

Gentil bore Gold a chiefe sable with two molets goles pierced gules

The Arms of Saint George

St. George

The Arms of Saint George

Hugh Giffard (14th century) bore Gules with an engrailed fret of ermine.

Giffard

Hugh Giffard (14th century) bore Gules with an engrailed fret of ermine.

William Gobioun (14th century) bore A bend between two waxing moons.

Gobioun

William Gobioun (14th century) bore A bend between two waxing moons.

Graunson bore Paly silver and azure with a bend gules and three golden eagles thereon.

Graunson

Graunson bore Paly silver and azure with a bend gules and three golden eagles thereon.

Grayndorge bore Party ermine and vert, the vert dropped with gold.

Grayndorge

Grayndorge bore Party ermine and vert, the vert dropped with gold.

The Great Seal of the United States with "E. Pluribus Unum" and a bald eagle holding thirteen arrows and an olive branch.

Great Seal of the United States

The Great Seal of the United States with "E. Pluribus Unum" and a bald eagle holding thirteen arrows…

John Greyby bore Ermine two flaunches azure with six golden wheat-ears

Greyby

John Greyby bore Ermine two flaunches azure with six golden wheat-ears

Griffin bore the hinder parts of a lion, the rest of him is eagle, head and shoulders, wings and fore legs.

Griffin

Griffin bore the hinder parts of a lion, the rest of him is eagle, head and shoulders, wings and fore…

"GRIFFIN or GRYPHON. A chimerical animal, half bird, half beast." -Hall, 1862

Griffin

"GRIFFIN or GRYPHON. A chimerical animal, half bird, half beast." -Hall, 1862

Grimston bore Silver a fesse sable and thereon three molets silver pierced gules

Grimston

Grimston bore Silver a fesse sable and thereon three molets silver pierced gules

"GUTTY. A term derived from the Latin word gutta, a drop. A field bearing drops, as in the example, is called gutty." -Hall, 1862

Gutty

"GUTTY. A term derived from the Latin word gutta, a drop. A field bearing drops, as in the example,…

"GYRON. A triangular figure formed by two lines from one of the angles of the shield to the centre. The gyron may be drawn in any part of the shield, but it is generally placed as in the annexed example." -Hall, 1862

Gyron

"GYRON. A triangular figure formed by two lines from one of the angles of the shield to the centre.…

"The gyron is a triangular figure formed by drawing a line from the dexter angle of the chief of the shield to the fess point, and an horizontal line from that point to the dexter side of the shield." -Hall, 1862

Gyron Ordinary

"The gyron is a triangular figure formed by drawing a line from the dexter angle of the chief of the…

"Gyronny of eight pieces, azure, argent, and gules. GYRONNY. When the field is covered with gyrons, their points uniting in the centre." -Hall, 1862

Gyronny

"Gyronny of eight pieces, azure, argent, and gules. GYRONNY. When the field is covered with gyrons,…

"Gyronny of eight, gules and argent. GYRONNY. In heraldry, dividend into a number of triangular parts of two different tinctures." -Whitney, 1911

Gyronny

"Gyronny of eight, gules and argent. GYRONNY. In heraldry, dividend into a number of triangular parts…

"Gyrony of eight pieces, argent and gules. The field is said to be gyrony when it is covered with gyrons." -Hall, 1862

Gyrony Ordinary

"Gyrony of eight pieces, argent and gules. The field is said to be gyrony when it is covered with gyrons."…

"Argent, an habergeon proper. HABERGEON. A coat of mail: it is also called a corslet and cuirass." -Hall, 1862

Habergeon

"Argent, an habergeon proper. HABERGEON. A coat of mail: it is also called a corslet and cuirass." -Hall,…

Haggerston bore Azure a bend with cotices silver and three billets sable on the bend.

Haggerston

Haggerston bore Azure a bend with cotices silver and three billets sable on the bend.

John Hampton, a celebrated English patriot.  PIctured are his coat of arms.

Hampton's Arms

John Hampton, a celebrated English patriot. PIctured are his coat of arms.

"Argent, a sinister hand couped at the wrist and erected gules, within a bordure azure. BORDURE or BORDER. This was the most ancient difference in coats of arms, to distinguish different branches of the same family. It is a border round the edge of the shield. Its situation is always the same; but the inner edge may be varied." -Hall, 1862

Hand and Bordure

"Argent, a sinister hand couped at the wrist and erected gules, within a bordure azure. BORDURE or BORDER.…

Andrew Harcla, the march-warden, whom Edward II made an earl and executed as a traitor, bore the arms of St. George with a martlet sable in the quarter.

Andrew Harcla

Andrew Harcla, the march-warden, whom Edward II made an earl and executed as a traitor, bore the arms…

Harcourt bore Gules two bars gold.

Harcourt

Harcourt bore Gules two bars gold.

Harley bore Gold a bend with two cotices sable

Harley

Harley bore Gold a bend with two cotices sable

Harpeden bore Silver a pierced molet gules

Harpeden

Harpeden bore Silver a pierced molet gules

Hastang bore Azure a chiefe gules and a lion with a forked tail over all.

Hastang

Hastang bore Azure a chiefe gules and a lion with a forked tail over all.

"Shield of John de Hastings, K.G., Earl of Pembroke, Quatering De Hastings and De Valence, and impaling France ancient and England quarterly."—Aveling, 1891

Shield of John de Hastings

"Shield of John de Hastings, K.G., Earl of Pembroke, Quatering De Hastings and De Valence, and impaling…

"Argent, a salmon proper haurient. HAURIENT. A fish, in a perpendicular direction, with its head upwards." -Hall, 1862

Haurient

"Argent, a salmon proper haurient. HAURIENT. A fish, in a perpendicular direction, with its head upwards."…

"Argent, a man's heart gules, ensigned with a celestial crown or. ENSIGNED. This word, in heraldic description, means ornamented." -Hall, 1862

Heart Ensigned

"Argent, a man's heart gules, ensigned with a celestial crown or. ENSIGNED. This word, in heraldic description,…

A crested helm from Cobham Church, kent.

Crested Helm

A crested helm from Cobham Church, kent.

The heraldic shield and crown of Henry III of England.

Crown and Shield of Henry III

The heraldic shield and crown of Henry III of England.

The heraldic shield of Henry V, Prince of Wales.

Shield of Henry V

The heraldic shield of Henry V, Prince of Wales.

Hervey bore Gules a bend silver with three trefoils vert thereon.

Hervey

Hervey bore Gules a bend silver with three trefoils vert thereon.

Hilton of Westmoreland bore Sable three rings gold and two saltires silver in the chiefe.

Hilton

Hilton of Westmoreland bore Sable three rings gold and two saltires silver in the chiefe.

Hilton bore Silver three chaplets or garlands or red roses.

Hilton

Hilton bore Silver three chaplets or garlands or red roses.

Hollis bore Black piles in the ermine shield

Hollis

Hollis bore Black piles in the ermine shield