Heraldry

Symbolism and use of Heraldry throughout World History.

White Hart

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/white-hart 31st Jul 2021 - The ''White Hart'' is a Personal heraldic symbol of England's King Richard II (1377-1399). The term ''Hart'' is considered ''Old English'' for ''Stag' …

Motto

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/motto 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Motto'' (from The Italian for ''Word'') – were Familial ''sayings'' or ''proclamations'', closely associated with A Families past or fame. …

Chi Rho

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chi-rho 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Chi Rho'' is one of the oldest forms of Heraldic symbolism, used by Christianity. Originally derived from The Ancient Greek for the word ''Good' …

Mons (Insignia)

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/mons-insignia 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Mon'' (or Mondokoro) – is a Japanese Heraldic Symbol which can be traced to the 11th Century AD. These symbols are designed to represent t …

The Symbol of The Mahdi

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-symbol-of-the-mahdi 31st Jul 2021 - The Heraldry (although unofficial) of The ''Expected One'' or Mahdi, belonged to Sunni Muslim Muhammad Ahmad. Islamic Tradition (The Quran), foretold …

Arms of King Henry II

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/arms-of-king-henry-ii 31st Jul 2021 - The Royal Arms of England's King Henry II, were in use by Him between the years 1133 and 1189 AD (although His Kingship officially began in 1154 AD). …

Slogan

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/slogan 31st Jul 2021 - The Heraldic term ''Slogan'' is often confused with the related ''Motto'' (found on The Banneroll of most arms and Crests). In reality, a Slogan is di …

Cross Moline

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/cross-moline 31st Jul 2021 - The Heraldic symbol known as The Cross Moline is originally of French design. Sometimes referred to as The Anchor Cross, for the hook-like cross bar e …

Astral Crown

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/astral-crown 31st Jul 2021 - While the meaning and awarding of the Heraldic symbol known as The Astral Crown is unclear. The image is shown in Heraldry as a Gold Crown (or Coronet …

Cross Fourchy

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/cross-fourchy 31st Jul 2021 - The Heraldic symbol known as The Cross Fourchy, was a popular image used by Crusading Nobles to The Middle East, around the 12th Century AD. The Fourc …

Cross Cercelee

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/cross-cercelee 31st Jul 2021 - Originating from France around the 15th Century AD, The Cross Cerecelee was later known as The ''Anchor Cross''. A traditional Christian Cross symbol, …

Label

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/label 31st Jul 2021 - A Label is a Line (set on a Shield). It normally placed over another Charge. It has a number of smaller bar extensions coming down from it. This symbo …