armorial bearing


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  • noun

Synonyms for armorial bearing

heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

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PAST AND PRESENT: White Friars and two of the features, including the armorial bearing of the Worshipful Company of Brewers Pictures: ANDREW PRICE
The Web Page opens with the Home Page stating our Vision and Mission Statements, and displaying our Armorial Bearing.
Some years ago, I went there with my sister to research who first granted the armorial bearings of the Lloyds of Llansannan.
While the auction house's highest price dates back to 1994 (a very rare London marriage dish that achieved approximately 265,500 [pounds sterling]), last November a previously unrecorded mug made in Southwark in 1683, with date, armorial bearings and the initials ES, sold for 51,250 [pounds sterling] on an estimate of 15,000 [pounds sterling]-20,000 [pounds sterling].
In the 1960s, the UELAC also decided to pursue obtaining armorial bearings and an official request was made by John in 1969.
12) It turns out that the "right to bear arms" is the same as the right to display armorial bearings, (13) and that the original plain meaning of the Second Amendment is that the government shall not infringe upon one's right to be a lady or a gentleman.
Frank Ash had previously been presented with the resort's armorial bearings by the mayor, and now he has been given Llandudno Rotary Club's top award.
Depictions of scallop shells have occurred in armorial bearings since the beginning of heraldry.
The 1672 law was introduced because the need to protect individual identity through armorial bearings was considered to be vital.
He explores the procedures at chapter meetings by which knights were reprimanded for offenses, and how penalties of exclusion involved removal of their armorial bearings above their stalls.
But, it was 1951 before the Monmouthshire League was won and the club obtained permission to use the complete armorial bearings of Lord Tredegar as the club badge.
Traditionally in Christian Europe, armorial bearings were intrinsic to feudal society and were officially bestowed upon a family, granting the right to bear arms.
Her Excellency agreed, and Her Majesty the Queen approved the use of the Royal Crown in the new Armorial Bearings.
The Queen has approved the armorial bearings, which are now receiving their finishing touches.