Tent, (fr. tente): this is represented as in the margin. It often has a pennon attached, which should be named. A tent royal should be made more ornamental than the figure, and should have a split pennon flowing towards the sinister. [See example of MERCHANT TAYLORS, given under Robe.]
Argent, a chevron between three royal tents sable--TINTEN, St.Fudy, Cornwall.
Azure, a chevron between three tents argent--MAYBANK.
Sable, three pavilions argent, lined ermine--Company of UPHOLDERS' Chester.
Sable, three pavilions[or spervers] ermine, lined azure, garnished or; within the pavilion in base a lamb couchant argent, on a cushion or tasselled of the last; over the head a cross fitchy gules, [Elsewhere blazoned Sable, on a chevron or, between three tents without poles, ermine, lined azure(another, 1730, gules); as many roses gules]--Company of UPHOLDERS, granted 1465.
In French arms a Pavilion, or tent, was sometimes adopted fur surrounding the shield-especially the Royal shield-instead of the Lambrequin or Mantle. For one form also the term Capeline seems to be used.