Charges

Bar

two bars

two bars azure

. Argent two bars azure a bordure engrailed sable. Source.

three bars

three bars azure

. Or three bars azure. Source.

three bars gules

. Argent, three bars gules. Source.

Billets

three billets

three billets azure

. Or, a Fess Dancetté between three billets azure each charged with a lion rampant of the first three bezants. Source.

Chequy

. Chequy argent and sable, a fess gules. Source.

. Chequy or and azure a chevron ermine. Source.

. Chequy or and azure, a Fess gules. Source.

Chequy or and azure

. Chequy or and azure. Source.

Chevron

A chevron is a v-shape, pointing upwards unless specified inverted, on the escutcheon.

. Argent a chevron between three estoiles sable. Source.

. Gules a chevron between ten cross pattée six in chief and 4 in base argent.

. Sable a chevron between three Pickaxes Argent. Source.

. Or a fess between two chevrons sable. Source.

. Gules, a chevron between three combs argent. Source.

. Gules, a chevron between three lion's heads erased argent. Source.

. Or a chevron between three fleurs-de-lys sable. Source.

. Argent a chevron between three escallops sable. Source.

. Argent a chevron between three maunches sable. Source.

. Gules, a chevron between three crosses botonée or.Source.

. Azure, a chevron between three griffin's heads erased or. Source.

. Azure, a chevron between three lion's heads erased or.

. Argent a chevron between three escallops sable. Source.

Chevron Argent

. Gules, on a chevron argent, three roses gules, barbed and seeded proper.Source.

Chevron Ermine

. Chequy or and azure a chevron ermine. Source.

. Azure, a chevron ermine between three chaplets or. Source.

. Argent a chevron ermine between three mullets pierced sable.

Chevron Gules

. Argent, a chevron gules between three bull's heads afrontée. Source.

. Or, two chevrons Gules.

. Or, a chevron gules.

Chevron Or

. Gules a chevron or three lions rampant sable. Source.

. Sable, a chevron or between three owls argent on a chief of the second three roses gules. Possibly an exampl eof canting arms where owl represents owl-dam.Source.

Chevrons

. Or a fess between two chevrons sable three cross crosslets of the field. Source.

Two Chevrons

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

. Or, a fess gules between two chevrons of the last. Source.

Three Chevrons

Chevrony

Chevrony is a pattern of an even number of chevrons.

Chevron Inverted

Chevron Inverted Or

. Gules a chevron inverted or three estoiles.Source.

Chief

. Argent, two bendlets wavy sable on a chief gules three leopard's faces or a bordure compony or and azure. Source.

. Argent a chief vairy or and gules a bend sable. Source.

chief argent

. Field Gules, on a chief argent two mullets pierced sable. Source.

chief azure

. Argent, Six Cross Crosslets fitchée sable three two and one on a chief azure two mullets or pierced gules. Source.

. Argent, a chief azure. Source.

chief gules

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

. Argent, a chief gules overall a lion rampant double queued or.

. Or, two Fesss azure a chief gules.

. Argent a chief gules two estoiles or. Source.

. Argent a chief gules. Source.

chief or

. Azure fretty argent, a chief or. Source.

chief sable

. Or, a chief sable three crescents or.

chief indented

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

. Quarterly 1&4 Or, a chief indented azure 2&3 Gules three covered cups or. Source.

. Argent a chief indented gules three crosses pattee of the field. Source.

chief indented azure

. Or on a chief indented azure three plates. Source.

Cinquefoil

. Sable semée of cinquefoils and a lion rampant argent. Source.

. Azure semée of cross crosslets argent, three cinquefoils of the last. Source.

. Gules crusilly of crosses crosslet a cinquefoil or. Source.

Cinquefoil or

Clarion

three clarions or

. Gules three clarions or.

Crescent

. Sable, a crescent between two mullets in pale argent. Source.

Crescents

Cross

. Quarterly ermine and azure, a cross or. Source.

cross Botonée

three crosses botonée

. Gules, a chevron between three crosses botonée or.Source.

cross formy

crosses formy fitchy

. Sable, on a pile or 3 crosses formy fitchy at the foot sable. Source.

Cross Crosslet

Cross Crosslet means a cross with equal length arms with the ends of each arm crossed.

Cross Crosslet Fitchy

. Gules bend argent six crosslets fitchy.

Cross Crosslet Fitchy means a crosslet with the foot extended into a point. "fitché" means fixed in French.

Cross Crosslet or

. Gules a Fess or between six crosslets or.

Cross Crosslets

. Gules a lion rampant argent cross crosslets.

. Or a fess between two chevrons sable three cross crosslets of the field. Source.

Cross Crosslets argent

. Azure semée of cross crosslets argent, three cinquefoils of the last. Source.

three cross crosslets fitchee or

. Per pale sable and azure, two chevronels engrailed, between three cross crosslets fitchee or. Source.

Six Cross Crosslets

Six Cross Crosslets fitchée sable

. Argent, Six Cross Crosslets fitchée sable three two and one on a chief azure two mullets or pierced gules. Source.

Cross Engrailed

cross engrailed azure

cross engrailed gules

. Argent Argent a cross engrailed gules between four water-bougets sable.Source.

cross engrailed or

. Sable, a cross engrailed or. Source.

cross engrailed sable

. Or a cross engrailed sable.

Cross Moline

. Azure a cross moline argent. Source.

Cross Moline Or

. Azure a cross moline or. Source.

. Gules, a cross moline or. Source.

Cross Pattee

Crosses Pattee

three crosses pattee

. Argent a chief indented gules three crosses pattee of the field. Source.

twelve crosses pattee

. Gules, a saltire argent between twelve crosses pattee or. Source.

Cross Patoncé

. Sable a cross patoncé within a bordure or. Source.

Cross Sable

. Or, a cross sable. Source.

Millrind cross

millrind cross argent

Saltire

saltire argent

. Gules, a saltire argent between twelve crosses pattee or. Source.

. Gules, a saltire argent.

saltire azure

Saltire Engrailed

. Argent, a saltire engrailed gules.

. Argent, a saltire engrailed sable. Source.

Escallop

three escallops

. Gules three escallops argent.

. Argent a chevron between three escallops sable. Source.

. Argent a chevron between three escallops sable. Source.

. Sable three escallops argent. SSource.

five escallops

. Argent, on a cross gules five escallops. Source.

six escallops

. Sable a bend between six escallops or.

Estoile

. Gules an estoile argent.

An Estoile is a six pointed star.

Two estoiles

. Argent a chief gules two estoiles or. Source.

Six Estoiles

Fess

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

A fess is a horizontal bar across the centre of the escutcheon. From the Latin fascia meaning band.

. Quarterly, per fess indented, azure and or, four lions passant counterchanged. Source.

. Azure, a fess between three leopard's faces or.

. Argent, a Fess between two gemelles gules.

. Gules billety or a fess of the last. Source.

. Or a fess between two chevrons sable three cross crosslets of the field. Source.

. Argent, a Fess and a canton conjoined gules. Source.

. Or a fess between two chevrons sable. Source.

Fess Chequy

. Or a fess chequy argent and azure. Source.

fess chequy or and azure

. Ermine, a fess chequy or and azure. Source.

Fess Ermine

. Sable a fess ermine between three crescents or. Source.

Fess Gules

. Chequy argent and sable, a fess gules. Source.

. Chequy or and azure, a Fess gules. Source.

. Argent, a fess gules three torteaux in chief. Source.

. Or, a fess gules between two chevrons of the last. Source.

. Argent, three fusils conjoined in fess gules. Source.

Fess Or

. Gules a Fess or between six crosslets or.

Fess Dancetté

. Argent, a fess dancetté gules in chief three leopard's faces sable. Source.

. Or, a Fess Dancetté between three billets azure each charged with a lion rampant of the first three bezants. Source.

. Argent a fess dancetté sable. Source.

Fleur-de-lys

. Gules, an eagle with two heads, displayed between three fleurs-de-lys, two and one, argent.

Fleur-de-lys Argent

. Azure, a fleur-de-lys argent Source.

Fleur-de-lys Or

. Azure, three fleur-de-lys or. Source.

Fleurs-de-lys

. Or a chevron between three fleurs-de-lys sable. Source.

Fret

. Argent a fret sable.

Fret Or

. Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 2&3: Gules, a fret or, over all a bend sable.

. Quarterly 1&4: Argent, 2&3: Gules, a fret or, over all a bend sable.

Fretty

Fretty Argent

. Azure fretty argent, a chief or. Source.

Fretty Azure

. Or fretty azure. Source.

. Or fretty azure. Source.

Fretty Gules

. Or, fretty gules a canton ermine. Source.

Fretty Sable

. Argent, fretty sable.Source.

Garbs

. Per Fess gules and azure, three garbs or. Source.

Gemelles

. Argent, a Fess between two gemelles gules.

gemelles are twin narrow horizontal lines.

Lozengy

Lozengy or and gules

. Lozengy or and gules. Source.

Maunch

A Maunch is a sleeve of the type typically worn in the 13th and 14th Centuries.

Maunch Gules

. Or, a maunch gules. Source.

Maunches Sable

. Argent a chevron between three maunches sable. Source.

Mullet

A Mullet is a five pointed star.

Mullet Argent

. Quarterly, gules and or, in the 1st quarter a mullet argent. .

Two Mullets

. Field Gules, on a chief argent two mullets pierced sable. Source.

. Sable, a crescent between two mullets in pale argent. Source.

Two Mullets Sable

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Around 1577 George Gower 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:
1: . Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon
2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash
3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash
4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash
5: Barry of seven argent and sable
6: Azure, six lioncels rampant argent crowned gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde
7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash

Two Mullets or pierced gules

Three Mullets

. Argent, a shake-fork between three mullets, sable. Source.

. Argent a chevron ermine between three mullets pierced sable.

Six Mullets Argent

. Sable, six mullets argent pierced gules' Source.

Pheon

Pheon azure

. Or, a pheon azure.

Rose

barbed and seeded proper

. Gules, on a chevron argent, three roses gules, barbed and seeded proper.Source.

Roundel

A Roundel is a circular charge of solid colour. Depending on the colour different names are used.

Annulets

. Paly of six, argent and azure, a bend sable three annulets or. Source.

six annelets or

. Azure six annelets or. Source.

Bezant

A Bezant is a gold roundel.

Mascle

A Mascle is a diamond shape.

mascles

. Gules, seven mascles or 3,3,1. Source.

Plate

Plates

Torteax

. a label three points argent on each point three torteax. Source.

A Torteax is a red roundel from the French torteau meaning tart.

Three Torteaux

. Or, three torteaux, a label three points azure. Source.

. Argent, a fess gules three torteaux in chief. Source.

. Barry of six argent and azure, in chief three torteaux. Source.

. Or, two bars gules in chief three torteaux. Source.

Water bouget

four water-bougets sable

. Argent Argent a cross engrailed gules between four water-bougets sable.Source.