Abouttés

Abouttés

In heraldry, Abouttés is the position of charges joined by the ends, united in the center of the shield.     heraldry.historyroad.info ©2008-2010 Abouttés, (fr.) With the ends united in the center, e.g. of four ermines.  See Cross of Four Ermines. A Glossary...
Allecret

Allecret

Allecret or Hallecret. A light armour for cavalry and infantry, consisting of a breastplate and tassets (or gussets), 16th century.

Ancient

Ancient

Generally used in the the sense of “in traditional times” but my also refer to a small heraldic banner used as a guidon or in funeral processions.

Armed

Armed

In heraldry the term “Armed” is generally used to denote the color of a beast’s natural weapons. It is less often used to denote that a charge is “maintaining arms”, usually in the case of human charges or supporters.