Heraldic sentence example
The Knights Shield displayed an heraldic blazon which identified the Knight.
The scenes are partly mythological (labours of Heracles), partly purely heraldic. Eighteen panels were transported to the Louvre in 1838; other fragments rewarded the Americans, and a scientific ground-plan was drawn.
Armorial devices of the gentry first appear on seals at the close of the 12th century; and from that time there is a gradual development of the heraldic seal, which in the 14th century was often a work of fine decorative sculpture.
On the flat panelled ceiling of the nave are the heraldic shields of the princes, noblemen and bishops who shared in its erection, and the great west window contains modern painted glass of excellent colour and design.
St Mary's contains a Norman font, an ancient brass lectern, buried during the Civil Wars, and some interesting heraldic ornaments which date from the 15th century.Advertisement
Lady Thatcher is now armigerous; her heraldic banner hangs in St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
Council Logo Our Council logo is based on the " armorial bearings " or heraldic crest of the County Council.
In the Medieval Palace, see Edward I's own bedchamber to see his splendid bed with heraldic hangings and green star-spangled bedposts.
He also produced two non- heraldic books on Scotland's police burghs.
In heraldic representation the golden circlet is sometimes used alone (as in the badge Diana designed ).Advertisement
It is far more than a guide to the hundreds of heraldic emblems in the Vatican or a history of their bearers.
The two heraldic fountains flanking the cross indicate the Malvern waters.
The subject matter of these ends is substantially heraldic with Arms on waisted shields with rolled top corners typical of 16th century heraldry.
The heads of various beasts are mounted on the walls alongside antique weapons and heraldic insignia.
Lion Rampant Store " Scotland's other flag ", the heraldic lion Rampant Store " Scotland's other flag ", the heraldic lion has stood for Scots glory for over 800 years.Advertisement
The ceiling of the aisle is decorated with heraldic and floral devices and carved pendants.
Between 1599 and 1659 the layout of the garden was changed from the elaborate heraldic Tudor garden to four grass plats containing fine statuary.
They are, of course, printed catalogs with illustrations of armorial porcelain and heraldic antiques printed in full color in the traditional way.
The heraldic shields at the first floor level indicate the marriage lines of the Ramsden family.
Visitations of the north, or some early heraldic visitations of the north, or some early heraldic visitations of, and collections of pedigrees relating to, the north of England.Advertisement
The curtain-wall and towers of the Mycenaean citadel, its gate with heraldic lions, and the great "Treasury of Atreus" had borne silent witness for ages before Schliemann's time; but they were supposed only to speak to the Homeric, or at farthest a rude Heroic beginning of purely Hellenic, civilization.
The heraldic type of the second class is found also in the art of Assyria, and was undoubtedly adopted by the Phrygians from earlier art; but it is used so frequently in Phrygia as to be specially characteristic of that country.
The nobility were the first to take a second name, and they often had elaborate heraldic symbols that symbolized their heritage.
On one side are a boar and a leopard confronting each other, and on the other side two cocks in the same heraldic arrangement.
Near it is the parliament .and banqueting hall, restored (1889-1892) by the generosity of William Nelson (1817-1887) the publisher, which contains a fine collection of Scottish armour, weapons and regimental colours, while, emblazoned on the windows, are the heraldic bearings of royal and other figures distinguished in national history.Advertisement
This is supposed to have suggested to the Seljuks of Konia their heraldic device adopted in the 13th century, which, brought to Europe by the Crusaders, became the emblem of Teutonic empire in 1345.
The other heraldic signs, the crescent and the star, have evidently been added on the same supposition of an oriental origin of the family.
Villehardouin himself, however, undoubtedly held this dignity, and certain minute and perhaps not very trustworthy indications, chiefly of an heraldic character, have led his most recent biographers to lay it down that he was not born earlier than 1150 or later than 1164.
The other, three-quarters of a century later, contains an heraldic representation of the noble families of the town.
Whatever be the true origin of the fleur-de-lis as a conventional decoration, it is demonstrably far older than the Frankish monarchy, and history does not record the reason of its adoption by the royal house of France, from which it passed into common use as an heraldic charge in most European countries.
The heraldic side of its duties are now vested in the earl marshal as head of the Heralds' College.
Other paintings of this and the succeeding year we may seek for in vain; but in line engravings we have four more Madonnas, two St Christophers, one or two more peasant subjects, the well-known St Anthony with the view of Nuremberg in the background, and the smaller of the two portraits of the Cardinal-Elector of Mainz; and in wood-, engraving several fine heraldic pieces, including the arms of Nuremberg.
The second class is marked by the heraldic type of two animals, usually lions rampant, facing one another, but divided by a pillar .or some other device.
The heraldic type is used on the monuments which appear to be the older, and the geometrical pattern is often employed on the inscribed monuments, which are obviously later than the earliest uninscribed.
The heraldic type of the two lions is the device over the principal gateway of Mycenae, and stamps this, the oldest great monument on Greek soil, with a distinctly Phrygian character.