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Supporters In Heraldry

Supporters In Heraldry

Supporters in heraldry are figures usually stand on either side of the shield and depicted holding it up. These figures may be real or imaginary animals, human figures, and in rare cases plants or inanimate objects. Often these can have local significance. For...
Heraldry Through The Ages

Heraldry Through The Ages

Heraldry Through The Ages It is generally of the belief that in its beginning, heraldry originally had a strong military purpose. Men in armour were very difficult to recognise. For example, William the Conqueror had to remove his helmet in the midst of the battle of...

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