Mace, (Civic): this device, derived from the insignia of the office of the Mayor, is borne occasionally in coats of arms.
Per chevron ermine and azure; in chief a plume of three ostrich feathers argent between two chaplets vert with roses gules; in base a civic mace, enclosed by the collar of the Lord Mayor of London, or--Sir James DUKE, Lord Mayor of London, 1848.
..... A[? verger's] mace in bend dexter surmounted of a pastoral staff in bend sinister ..... BIRDE, Bp. of Bangor, 1539; afterwards of Chester, 1542-54.
D'or à deux masses d'armes en sautoir de sable liées de gueules--GONDI.