Battle Axes

  • Heraldry
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

Seen very early in The Middle Ages (9th & 10th Centuries) – the use of The Axe or series of Axes, symbolized “Duty” or attention to same. It was a very common image with Knights or Titled Nobility (Duke, Earl etc). Normally a Holder of The Axe was bestowed such Heraldry by a King or Queen. Coloring was both natural or colored in a bright tincture.