This section contains less common divisions. The quarterly divisions can take any of the variant edge types, the wavy edges are just provided as examples.

Note that per chief is explictly a division of the field, i.e. it is just a way of splitting the field into two parts of different tinctures. It has no effect on the placement of other charges or anything else - this is in contrast to the ordinary known as the chief, it has a similar visual appearance but other charges and ordinaries will be placed differently, in order to respect the presence of the chief ordinary.

To see the difference for yourself, compare:

argent a chief vert 3 pellets

per chief vert and argent 3 pellets

You will note that the pellets are moved down in the first, to be below the chief, but overlap the chief in the second

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