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  Heraldic badge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heraldic badges were common in the Middle Ages particularly in England.
Heraldic badges fell into disuse after the Middle Ages but were revived by the College of Arms in 1906, and have since then often been included in new grants of arms, in addition to the traditional grant of the coat of arms.
When granted, the badge is typically illustrated on the letters patent containing the grant of arms, and upon a heraldic standard (flag).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Heraldic_badge   (185 words)

  
 Ropemaking - Heraldic Knots
It was used as an heraldic badge by Hereward Wake, the Saxon leader who refused to submit to William the Conqueror in 1066 AD The knot, therefore, is sometimes also referred to as the Wake knot.
The heraldic badge of the Stafford family was (and is) the simple overhand or thumb knot.
The period of the greatest use of the knot badge was during the periods of civil unrest of the 14th to the 16th centuries.
www.rope-maker.com /heraldicknots.html   (1545 words)

  
 Heraldic Lion facsimile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As an heraldic beast it is officially described as a lion passant guardant.
The original badge, now in a private collection, was found quite recently, buried on the fore shore of the river Thames in the City of London.
Displaying an "open" crown and of particularly fine craftsmanship, it is almost certainly a Royalist badge from the reign of Henry VI, whose coronation at Westminster Abbey was on November 6th, 1492.
www.oldenglishcrackers.com /albion/heraldic.htm   (208 words)

  
 Badges - 1
Although badges have been in use from very early times, and as many passed from father to son and thus, being hereditary, could be claimed as heraldic, their importance seems to have been recognised only in recent centuries.
However, if we consider the heraldic badge as it is understood today, as a device quite separate from its owner's arms and yet heraldic in character, then we may count its British origin from the time when it came into general use as such during the reign of Edward III.
So the clan badge is worn by (or hangs as a picture or a wall-shield in the house of) anyone who gives loyalty to that clan and acknowledges the chief whose crest is encircled by the strap-and-buckle of the clansman's crest-badge.
www.baronage.co.uk /bphtm-01/badges01.html   (991 words)

  
 Cariadoc's Miscellany: Concerning Heraldic Devices and Arms
Heraldic devices originally became popular when fighters started wearing closed-face helms; a knight's chance of getting killed because his own people failed to recognize him provided a powerful motive for designing distinctive devices that could be seen and identified even in bad weather or in the confusion of a battle.
Badges are used by groups, such as households, guilds, baronies, or kingdoms, and are worn to show membership in or allegiance to the group; also, any individual may register a badge to be worn by his family or retainers, or to be used himself as a secondary device.
The difference between the arms of a barony or other group and its badge is that the arms are only for the use of the official head of the group (the baron, in the case of a barony); the badge is for anyone in allegiance to the group.
www.pbm.com /~lindahl/cariadoc/heraldic_devices.html   (1177 words)

  
 What's an S.C.A. Heraldic Badge?
It is a heraldic picture that says “this is me; here I am.” In the Middle Ages and Renaissance, many people used a unique heraldic picture as their personal Arms.
Badges usually consisted of a single object, or a group of objects which touch other, in a fashion which would allow them to be cast as a single piece of metal jewelry.
The fire-steel and flint symbol is a badge of the Dukes of Burgundy.
www.sca.org /heraldry/laurel/whatis/badge.html   (905 words)

  
 Visit the ModernHeraldry.com glossary for help with your Heraldry Questions...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
heraldic term for a wife fess: a horizontal stripe across the middle of the shield
a heraldic colour that is not one of the primaries
This Glossary is a complilation of heraldic terms found in a variety of books on the subject of heraldry.
www.modernheraldry.com /register.html   (1739 words)

  
 Wade's Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The heraldic dolphin is the more typical one used in heraldic design and has the rayed fins and tail as shown.
The badge design incorporates the heraldic dolphin in white or silver and the heraldic rose in its natural proper colouration of red petals with green barbs and yellow seeds.
The deafault heraldic rose is not the typical rosebud or double rose of today, but the five petalled rose seen face on.
members.fortunecity.com /darrellwpenner/SCA/Heraldry/Badge.html   (750 words)

  
 GREEK - Online Information article about GREEK
Phocaea in Ionia issued similar coins, distinguished by a seal (the badge of the city), and a convention regulating the weight and quality of the two coinages, andarranging for the two mints to work in alternate years, is still extant.
The almost universal type of reverse of all metals is the PtoIemaic badge, the eagle on the thunderbolt, which, in spite of variety, is always heraldic.
Heraldic subjects also appear, and in the shield, which is frequently a reverse type, we see the origin of the usual modern reverse of the most important coins.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /GRA_GUI/GREEK.html   (22269 words)

  
 Heraldic Arts and Sciences: Beyond the Banner and Shield. Particolored Cotehardie with Heraldic Badge, October 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In searching about for period, heraldic clothing, I noted quite a number of paintings and illuminations featuring a heraldic marker worn at the side breast.
The heraldic marker is usually worn on clothing that is otherwise not remarkable.
The badge I would wear upon it is a modified belt favor, a blue velvet background featuring the badge of the scribes of the Middle Kingdom.
www.merouda.com /asheraldry/heraldic.htm   (614 words)

  
 January 1998 LoAR
We do not normally register fieldless badges consisting only of forms of armorial display, such as roundels, lozenges and delfs in plain tinctures, since in use the shape does not appear to be a charge, but rather the field itself.
, is to be retained as a badge.
This badge is identical to the arms born by Katherine Roel, better known by the name she bore during her first marriage, Katharine Swynford.
www.sca.org /heraldry/loar/1998/01/lar.html   (9393 words)

  
 Heraldic embroidery
There are a number of surviving heraldic embroideries in applique, for instance, and others in split stitch and stem stitch, in tent stitch ("needlepoint"), in couched outlines and fillings, or in counted thread "brick stitch." Embroiderers seem to have used whichever stitches or techniques were most popular at the time.
Heraldic embroidery, being an art of the nobility, was also often done in gold thread, buillon, pearls and other expensive materials which have not survived.
Wearing a heraldic badge could also be a way to show personal or political loyalty -- think of the white rose or the sunburst of York, in the Wars of the Roses.
claning.home.igc.org /heraldic.html   (968 words)

  
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There are not a lot of examples of surviving medieval embroidery, but of those that we have, a fairly high proportion are clearly heraldic, and we have documentary ev idence of many more, in a variety of stitches, materials and techniques.
Heraldic embroidery, being an art of the nobility, was also often done in gold thread, buillon, pearls and other ex pensive materials which have not survived.
In the SCA context, we see this most clearly in combat favors, where the arms of the consort are her or his symbolic "presence" on the field with the fighter.
www.florilegium.org /files/HERALDRY/Herald-Embro-art.rtf   (963 words)

  
 Toronto EMS Heraldic Grant, Badge, and Colours
The Letters of Patent, composed of a Grant, Heraldic Badge and Ceremonial Flag (Queen's Colours), have been bestowed upon Toronto EMS through a formal petition process to the Governor General through The Chancellery of Canada.
The original concept of the badge was developed by Robert D. Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, and Bruce Patterson, Saguenay Herald, assisted by the Heralds of the Canadian Heraldic Authority.
The presentation of one's Badge and Colours is the foundation of military units throughout the Commonwealth.
www.city.toronto.on.ca /ems/current_events/badge_01.htm   (1259 words)

  
 Heraldic Display
If I was the head of a household, I might have a second badge to be used by members of the household, or others who are in some way associated with me. A guild or order might have one or more badges that it's members may use.
Badges can be displayed in a number of ways, the most common being embroidery or jewelry on clothing; painting, markings, etching, etc. on objects; and on standards.
Heraldic Badges in the SCA by Mistress Zenobia
andrew.draskoy.net /sca/eilean/display   (676 words)

  
 ReadyAyeReady.com - The Canadian Navy
That little badge is one of the last links that binds her to the history and tradition of fighting ships of centuries past.
Some of the badges worn by aircraft carriers today, from whose decks naval jet fighters roar, are the same as those that waved over the heads of mailed knights on the decks of mediaeval galleys.
While many of the badges have their theme in English or French history, the native Canadian touch has never been lost sight of and some of the designs now used are striking examples of how Indian motifs can be adapted to the conventional requirements of heraldry.
www.readyayeready.com /badges/heraldry-on-the-high-seas   (2373 words)

  
 Club Badge
Maesteg Harlequins R.F.C. Set in the centre of an elaborate gold border, a burning castle is the principle feature of the Maesteg Harlequins RFC badge.
An heraldic red dragon rampant stands above the castle, and set within a scroll at the foot of the fortification, is the inscription "Tir Iarll".
The dragon is representative of the emblem of Wales, while the castle and inscription can claim to be one of the most historic emblems’ in world sport.
www.angelfire.com /ma4/maestegharlequins/club_badge.htm   (443 words)

  
 Heraldic Badges - 2
(What is popularly known as the British "Royal Standard" is the Sovereign's Banner.) In the earlier heraldic period the banner of their leader showed where his men should rally, and the badge they bore could easily be one of the charges on that banner.
The Stafford standard illustrated here features the swan badge believed to have been used by the family from their earliest days in England (they were of the richly rewarded de Tosny castle- building clan that came across with Duke William), and the famous Stafford knot.
We distinguished between the banner which bears a noble's arms (as if it were a square or rectangular shield) and the standard which bears his badges with, in the hoist, the cross of his country's patron saint.
www.baronage.co.uk /bphtm-01/badges02.html   (1066 words)

  
 Clan Drummond Crest - descriptions and graphics
The image to the left is that of the colour rendition of the Clan Drummond Badge.
The conventions set, allow the clan members to display the crest without any heraldic infringement, which can be a major concern in countries with heraldic authorities.
Please not that this colour rendition is artistic property of William Drummond as he is the artist.
cdronan.addr.com /crest.html   (190 words)

  
 Pipe Banners
The badge is the Highland Brigade badge which was adopted by the Highland Volunteers on their formation in 1967.
In 1999, it was adopted as the badge of the 51st Highland Regiment.
A badge in heraldry is distinct from a crest and is generally used by a follower to show allegiance to the owner of the arms rather than to show his own identity.
www.liverpoolscottish.org.uk /banners.htm   (3987 words)

  
 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Public-house Signs.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The punning heraldic badge of Prior Bolton, last of the clerical rulers of Bartholomew’s, previous to the Reformation.
The badge of the Lancastrians in the Civil War of the Roses.
The badge of the Yorkists in the Civil War of the Roses.
www.bonus.com /contour/bartlettqu/http@@/www.bartleby.com/81/13751.html   (1362 words)

  
 Heraldic Arts and Sciences: Beyond the banner and Shield. Part 3, May 2001. Revised, April 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I’m not fond of machine embroidery, and would use tent stitch rather than cross stitch, myself, but the patterns are there for you, no matter how you choose to interpret them.
Patterns for Atlantia’s awards, nice flwork borders for members of the Chivalry and the Laurel, populace badges for all kingdoms.
The aida cloth is sturdy and the seeblatt a cheery heraldic badge.
www.merouda.com /asheraldry/as5.htm   (840 words)

  
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Badge: An armorial emblem used to mark one's belongings or to denote a household or other organization (e.g., the Chirurgeonate) within the SCA.
The use of badges in the SCA is governed by the SCA College of Arms.
This is the third badge for the Chirurgeonate; the previous two badges where found to be in conflict with well-known organizations outside the SCA.
www.sca.org /officers/chirurgeon/ChirurgeonsHandbook2004.txt   (12143 words)

  
 USACE Office of History Attic (Insignia SAME Reprint)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The evidence which could establish the actual facts concerning the designing and adoption of this button probably was completely destroyed by the fire at West Point in 1838, when the building containing the library and earliest official records of the Corps and Military Academy was burned.
In designing a heraldic device, whether a badge or coat of arms, the requirements are the commemoration of something noteworthy, simplicity of design, and practicability.
The selection of a castle as the badge was, therefore, most appropriate, and the actual castle design fully meets the requirements of simplicity and practicability.
www.hq.usace.army.mil /history/insignia.htm   (3271 words)

  
 Juby Family Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This Badge, which is used less formally than the full armorial achievement, is used by various members of the family and those who are associated with the Jubys but not direct members.
For example Badges are given (in the form of cuff-links or a necklace) to members who marry into the family or may be used by Jubys who are not directly linked to the armigerous branch.
The basic colours of red and white are also symbolic of the medical profession - alluding to the red blood on white bandages of the surgeons (cf the striped barber's poles of today - surgeons were originally known as the "barber-surgeons"!
www.baj.co.uk /juby_family_badge.htm   (217 words)

  
 Clan Mcalister of America - Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Besides the tartan, another symbol of clan affiliation for its members is the bonnet badge, generally made of silver, or a silver colored base metal.
A sprig of the plant associated with the clan could be worn behind the badge.
An interesting combination of the badge and the tartan, courtesy of Michael S. McAllister.
www.clanmcalister.org /fortiter.html   (158 words)

  
 Costume Guidelines - Decoration and Trim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Avoid displaying your coat of arms or your heraldic badge on your person.
Your badge should be worn by your servant and your coat of arms (or badge) should be displayed on personal possessions (books, boxes, goblets, etc.) There are examples of heraldic badges used as jewelry or as a design motif but you must be careful if you want to do that.
If you do puffs and slashes, the puffs may only be white, white with flwork, or white with gold embroidery.
guildofstgeorge.com /costume_guide/trim.htm   (680 words)

  
 Waterloo Historical Society - Badge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
anniversary, a revised badge was granted by the Canadian Heraldic Authority and presented to the general membership on September 8, 1997.
This accomplishment was made possible through the generosity of James Roos Breithaupt, then President of the WHS.
The badge features a golden lion holding a lamp of learning in its paw.
ist.uwaterloo.ca /~marj/history/whsbadge.html   (128 words)

  
 An Tir College of Heralds: Heraldic Education
How to build a heraldic library for under $250: the basic books you should start with.
Heralds in History in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, by Leslie A. Schweitzer (writing as Dame Zenobia Naphtali, O.L., O.P.) [2002]
This is the web site of the An Tir College of Heralds of the Society of Creative Anachronism, Inc. It is maintained by Lady Wenyeva atte grene, Blue Anchor Herald, blue-anchor (at) antir (dot) sca (dot) org.
www.antirheralds.org /education/education.html   (603 words)

  
 master ephelia
Mary Villiers's rhetorics of self-disclosure in the portrait begin with the small heraldic badge at the top of the canvas, circumscribed with laurels.
In a masterful masquerade of disguise and disclosure, the curious pieces in this puzzle-picture -- from the dominant cross of the heraldic badge to the brooch and ribbon -- appear to be associated with the playful Duchess of Richmond.
Little wonder, the portrait's armorial badge is encircled by laurels.
marauder.millersville.edu /~resound/ephelia/e17.html   (692 words)

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