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2.2 Charges 

THE HUMAN FIGURE

Human figures are at times used as charges, although they are more often found in heraldry as supporters or crests.

Generic types of people
 

Wildman 

Angels


 
          Knight on horseback

 

Specific figures
 

The Virgin
and Child

Saint Martin 

 Peace and
Justice 

           Hercules 

Parts of the human body are used as heraldic charges as well.
 

Moor's head 

Hand of Ulster 

Arm embowed 

Legs of Man

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