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The '''Cross Calvary''' is an [[heraldic]] [[device]] depicting a [[Christian]] [[cross]] mounted upon three steps. This device is a reference to the Crucifixion of [[Jesus]], an image central to Christianity.
 
The '''Cross Calvary''' is an [[heraldic]] [[device]] depicting a [[Christian]] [[cross]] mounted upon three steps. This device is a reference to the Crucifixion of [[Jesus]], an image central to Christianity.
   
Although the Cross Calvary is undeniably a [[period]] device, it is not permitted in [[SCA]] heraldry owing to its [[religion|overt religious overtones]].
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Although the Cross Calvary is undeniably a [[period]] device, it is a [[restricted charge]] in [[SCA]] heraldry owing to its [[religion|overt religious overtones]].
   
 
[[category:device heraldry]]
== See also ==
 
 
[[Restricted Charges]]
 
 
[[category:heraldry]] [[category:device heraldry]]
 

Revision as of 03:03, 13 July 2006

The Cross Calvary is an heraldic device depicting a Christian cross mounted upon three steps. This device is a reference to the Crucifixion of Jesus, an image central to Christianity.

Although the Cross Calvary is undeniably a period device, it is a restricted charge in SCA heraldry owing to its overt religious overtones.