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2.2 Charges

Since many medieval princes put a lion rampant on their shield, it was necessary to distinguish them by using different colouring schemes.

Red on gold with bordure -Scotland

Silver on blue with          crosses-Nassau-Saarbrucken

Gold on black -
 Brabant         


Red on barry white & blue- Luxemburg

Barry white & red on blue - Thuringia

Red on silver-Leon

Silver on red with a forked-tail - Bohemia


Black on gold-Flanders Red on gold, armed & langued blue-Hapsburg

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