Language of Heraldry

A Brief introduction to the Language of Heraldry The language of heraldry is a unique form of describing a system of shapes, colours and symbols that are expressed in a standardised form when describing a coat of arms. In the 13th and 14th Century when closed helmets were the new design in fighting armour, it…

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Heraldic Shields - Strode House

In these days of everything being ‘instant and then thrown away’, many people find that Heraldry is a fantastic link with the past and for many people a direct link with their ancestors. It may only take a few moments on the internet to look up an ‘associated’ coat of arms to your surname, but that…

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