King: the title and position of the King has given rise to much discourse by heraldic writers, but there is nothing very practical to be derived from such discourses. The King's arms have already been treated of under Arms royal, the Kings of arms under Heralds. It should, however, be observed that on one or two coats of arms a King is borne as a charge, and generally a full description is given.
Argent, on a mount a bear standing against a tree all proper, the bear collared and chained or, between two escutcheons in fesse, each charged wit the arms of France and England quarterly; on a chief argent a king crowned and habited proper holding in his dexter hand a mound and in the sinister a sceptre both or--Town of BERWICK-UPON-TWEED.
Sable, a king enthroned proper--IRELAND; Harl. MS. 4039.