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17th-Century Heraldry

Over on Tumblr, tentpoleofthesky asked:

I wondered if you had any examples of heraldry specifically from the 17th century, I’m really interested to see how things develop from the sort of height of heraldry, i.e it actually being used for its intended purpose, to later years.

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Heraldry

Arms of Avon County Council, England

(abolished 1996)

Blazon: Per chevron gules and or, a dragon rampant counterchanged, a chief wavy barry wavy argent and azure

Crest: On a wreath argent and azure, a unicorn sejant erect or, armed, crined, tufted, and ungled sable, supporting a sword erect argent, hilted, pommeled, and enfiled by a crown or… 25 more words

Heraldry