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Index Page
 
 
Page Index 
 
 
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Plan
  • 3. The beginning - a practical need
  • 4. Characteristics of coat-of-arms: shield, recoreded, regulated
  • 5. Characteristics of coat-of-arms: hereditary
  • 6. The spread of heraldry
  • 7. Displaying more than one shield
  • 8. The crest, mantle and wreath
  • 9. Transition from physical to symbolic
  • 10. Non-personal heraldry
  • 11. Arms of commercial enterprises
  • 12. Artistic styles
  • 13. Heraldry goes to the colonies
  • 14. "Native" heraldry
  • 15. The study of heraldry
  • 16. The shape of the shield
  • 17. Tinctures
  • 18. Primary partition of the shield
  • 19. Special positions on the shield
  • 20. The partition lines and the ordinaries
  • 21. The human figure
  • 22. The heraldic lion
  • 23. Some national lions
  • 24. The heraldic menagerie
  • 25. Some more positions of animals
  • 26. The blazon
  • 27. Blazon and emblazonment
  • 28. The emblazonment
  • 29. Hatching
  • 30. Supporters
  • 31. Supporters
  • 32. Supporters - British colonial arms
  • 33. Monsters
  • 34. Motto and compartment
  • 35. Orders of chivalry
  • 36. Order of Dannebrog
  • 37. Official use of arms
  • 38. Arms and the post
  • 39. Greater and smaller state arms
  • 40. Media on which arms are depicted
  • 41. Looks like arms
  • 42. Heraldic concepts influence art and design
  • 43. Impalement
  • 44. Quartering
  • 45. The Escutcheon
  • 46. Personal domains 
  • 47. Quartering two sovereigns
  • 48. Commemorative arms
  • 49. The honourable augmentation
  • 50. Arms show ties to the motherland
  • 51. Independence
  • 52. Sovereign and state
  • 53. Countries change structure
  • 54. Canting arms
  • 55. Namesakes
  • 56. Arms show characteristics of the land
  • 57. Showing allegiance and belonging
  • 58. Dynastic relationships
  • 59. Coronets of rank
  • 60. The royal crown
  • 61. The shape of the helm
  • 62. Rank in the roman-catholic church
  • 63. Military status
  • 64. The arms of women
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