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In [[heraldry]], an [[animal]] facing towards the viewer is described as being '''affronte'''.  It is not often present in [[medieval]] heraldry.  One exception to this is the [[owl]], which is depicted affronte as a default.
 
In [[heraldry]], an [[animal]] facing towards the viewer is described as being '''affronte'''.  It is not often present in [[medieval]] heraldry.  One exception to this is the [[owl]], which is depicted affronte as a default.
  
 
[[category:device heraldry]][[category:heraldic poses]]
 
[[category:device heraldry]][[category:heraldic poses]]

Revision as of 12:15, 28 September 2006

Fox affronte.jpg

In heraldry, an animal facing towards the viewer is described as being affronte. It is not often present in medieval heraldry. One exception to this is the owl, which is depicted affronte as a default.