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A SYNOPTICAL TABLE OF THE CHIEF TERMS USED IN BRITISH HERALDRY

N.B. In the following tables the terms in Italic type will be found in their alphabetical order in the Glossary. Those in ordinary type will, in nearly all cases, be found described under the preceding Italic word. Where there is any difficulty, the cross reference must be turned to in the double column at the foot of the page throughout the Glossary.

I TINCTURES.

II ORDINARIES.

III LINES.

IV POINTS OF THE ESCUTCHEON.

V CONVENTIONAL CHARGES(INCLUDING SUB-ORDINARIES).

VI CHARGES TAKEN FROM THE HUMAN FIGURE.

VII RELIGIOUS AND ECCLESIASTICAL CHARGES.

VIII CLASSICAL AND MYTHOLOGICAL CHARGES.

IX CHARGES TAKEN FROM BEASTS.

X CHARGES TAKEN FROM BIRDS.

XI CHARGES TAKEN FROM REPTILES.

XII CHARGES TAKEN FROM FISH.

XIII CHARGES TAKEN FROM INVERTEBETE CREATURES.

XIV CHARGES TAKEN FROM PARTS OF MEN AND ANIMALS.

XV CHARGES TAKEN FROM MONSTERS.

XVI CHARGES TAKEN FROM THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM.

XVII CHARGES TAKEN FROM ARMOUR, ACCOUTREMENTS, &c.

XVIII CHARGES TAKEN FROM WEAPONS, WAR MATERIAL, &c.

XIX CHARGES TAKEN FROM ARTICLES OF ATTIRE AND ORNAMENT.

XX CHARGES FROM ARTICLES OF DOMESTIC USE.

XXI CHARGES TAKEN FROM HOME STUDIES, RECREATION, &c.

XXII CHARGES TAKEN FROM IMPLEMENTS AND MANUFACTURES.

XXIII CHARGES TAKEN FROM SHIPS AND SHIPPING.

XXIV CHARGES TAKEN FROM OBJECTS SEEN IN THE HEAVENS.

XXV CHARGES TAKEN FROM LANDSCAPES, BUILDINGS, AND PARTS OF BUILDINGS.

XXVI DESCRIPTIVE TERMS APPLIED TO ORDINARIES AND CHARGES ABOVE NAMED.

XXVII GENERAL HERALDIC TERMS.

XXVIII TITLES, ORDERS, KNIGHTS, HERALDIC OFFICERS, &c, &c.

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