Guns: the cannon should be represented mounted, unless otherwise expressed. The field-pieces, chamber-pieces(or chambers), as they are sometimes called, are varieties, but no special variation in drawing seems to be recognized, except that they are represented, as a rule, unmounted. The culverin is a cannon with a wide bore in proportion to its length. The smaller guns will be found referred to under Musket.
Argent, two guns in saltire proper, in chief the letter G, and in base the letter V, each crowned with a regal crown; on the dexter side in fesse a barrel, and on the sinister three balls all of the second--GUNSMITHS' Company[but doubtful if these arms are of any authority].
Gules, three cannons barways in pale, argent--GOUNING, Mayor of Bristol[granted 1662].
Azure, three field-pieces in pale or, on a chief argent as many pellets[or cannon-balls]--BOARD of ORDNANCE.
Argent, a chevron ermine fimbriated sable, between three chamber-pieces of the last fired proper--DE LA CHAMBRE, Radmill, Sussex.
Argent, a chevron sable surmounted of another ermine; three chambers, placed transverse of the escutcheon of the second fired proper--CHAMBERS, co. Worcester.
Argent, a culverin dismounted in fesse sable--LEIGH.
Argent, three bars wavy sable, each charged with as many plates; on a chief gules a culverin between two anchors or--GONSTON, Essex.