heraldry

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Related to Achievement of Arms: Armorial bearings, coats of arms, Heraldic Achievement
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the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

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Leonce Bernard, in unveiling Prince Edward Island's Full Achievement of Arms.
The Full Achievement of Arms augments the shield of arms, granted to the province by King Edward VII in 1905, with the addition of a helmet, mantling, crest, supporters and compartment.
The Full Achievement of Arms incorporates the original coat of arms, featuring a large oak tree and three oak saplings, as its shield.
The completed Achievement of Arms contains a Munro of Foulis shield (indicating the close connection to the Foulis line), with a blue wavy border (denoting the family link to the Fyrish Munros), bearing an ancient crown in honour of the Loyalist Munros, and a saltire denoting the nearly pure Scots heritage.
However, a more logical and appropriate step would be for Parliament to have its own full achievement of arms, complete with badges and flags for MPs and Senators.