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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 a [[restricted charge]] in [[SCA]] heraldry owing to its [[religion|overt religious overtones]].
 
   
 
[[category:device heraldry]]
 
[[category:device heraldry]]

Revision as of 07:31, 3 October 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.