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September 17, 2017

Further Website Improvements

I have completed some improvements to the create page: error messages are now more prominent, and there is a button to report them; social links have been added which allow you to post a link to the completed blazon to all your favourite social tools. In addition, a new page has been added which provides translations of blazons from French into English.

September 14, 2017

Fruits charges now available

The following charges have recently been added: pear, apple, lemon, and strawberry, also a quail (bird) and spur (as in horse)

September 13, 2017

Double headed Charges

The following charges have recently been added: pike (also known as the 'luce'), amphiptere (a winged serpent), leopard jessant-de-lys, leopard spotted, double headed eagle, double headed phoenix.

September 5, 2017

Dogs and bug fixes

I have added the following new charges, dog, dog's head, greyhound, duck, sheep, tree eradicated. The plain dog is generic pointer type dog, the greyhound may additionally be rampant or courant. The "file save as" was broken and has been fixed, but counterchanged still appears broken. I am investigating.

August 2, 2017

The Book of Public Arms

I am very pleased to announce that after a lot of hard work I can now make available a new heraldry reference work in an easily accessible web page format - the >BOOK OF PUBLIC ARMS , by A.C. Fox Davies. This has more than 2,500 entries and 1,300 illustrations of municipal, corporate and official coats of arms, each on its own web page. Comments and corrections are welcome.

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