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Any heraldic charge of a mythical animal, or an animal portrayed in [[heraldry]] different to how it really is in real life. Some of these [[beast]]s include:
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A '''heraldic beast''' is any [[charge|heraldic charge]] of a [[mythology|mythical]] [[animal]], or an animal that is portrayed differently in [[heraldry]]. These creatures are sometimes called ''heraldic monsters''.
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Some of these [[beast]]s include:
  
 
*[[Ypotryll]]
 
*[[Ypotryll]]
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*[[Heraldic tiger]]
 
*[[Heraldic tiger]]
 
*[[Heraldic lion]]
 
*[[Heraldic lion]]
*[[Heraldic Sea-horse]]
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*[[Heraldic sea-horse]]  
 
*[[Heraldic Antelope]]
 
*[[Heraldic Antelope]]
 
*[[Dragon]]
 
*[[Dragon]]
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*[[Sea Dragon]]
 
*[[Unicorn]]
 
*[[Unicorn]]
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*[[Unicornate Seahorse]] ''(SCA-Only)''
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*[[Unicornate_sea-pegasus|Unicornate Sea-Pegasus]] ''(SCA-Only)''
 
*[[Gryphon]] (or griffin)
 
*[[Gryphon]] (or griffin)
 
*[[Wyvern]]
 
*[[Wyvern]]
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*[[Alphyn]]
 
*[[Alphyn]]
 
*[[Amphisaena]]
 
*[[Amphisaena]]
*[[Pheonix]]
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*[[Phoenix]]
 
*[[Chatloup]]
 
*[[Chatloup]]
 
*[[Hydra]]
 
*[[Hydra]]
 
*[[Pegasus]]
 
*[[Pegasus]]
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*[[Kittyhawk]] ''(SCA-Only)''
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''See also:''
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* [[Heraldry]]
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* [[Animals (Heraldry)|Animals in Heraldry]]
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=== External links ===
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*[http://www.modaruniversity.org/Monsters.htm Bestiary: Heraldic Monsters & Medieval Critters]
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[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Latest revision as of 05:13, 25 March 2008

A heraldic beast is any heraldic charge of a mythical animal, or an animal that is portrayed differently in heraldry. These creatures are sometimes called heraldic monsters.

Some of these beasts include:

See also:

External links