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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.
   
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Owing to it's overtly [[religion|religious]] overtones, the Cross Calvary is a [[Restricted charge|restricted device]] in [[SCA heraldry]].
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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Latest revision as of 02:31, 5 May 2007

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.

Owing to it's overtly religious overtones, the Cross Calvary is a restricted device in SCA heraldry.