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Blazonry Tutorial

New to Heraldry and the Language of blazonry? This section contains a gentle and easy introduction to Blazonry, with plenty of illustrations and the chance to try things out as you learn. On some of the pages you will see a box titled "Try Out a Blazon". Simply type in your blazon to the box below the shield and click on the button marked "Draw this shield". Don't be afraid to make mistakes - if nothing appears take a careful look at what you have typed and compare it to the information on the page, or simply move on the next section and come back again later. The tutorial is best if read in order, but in case you need to revise a particular part you can find each section below.

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