• Heraldry
  • Less than 1 min

By Crusader1307

These symbols are seen as types of borders shown on some Shields. They can be lines (solid or not), or even crenelated They were often used (depending on styling), as a way to impart dishonor or the practice of Bastardy. As time progressed with Heraldry, they became less “dishonorable” and more Artistic in nature.