Difference between revisions of "Inescutcheon"

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An [[augmentation of arms]] is sometimes displayed ''in escutcheon'' on a shield.
 
An [[augmentation of arms]] is sometimes displayed ''in escutcheon'' on a shield.
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Multiple escutcheons can be used as a regular [[charge]] and are seen in early heraldry.
   
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]

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In heraldry a inescutcheon is a subordinary in the shape of a shield. It is sometimes referred to as an escutcheon, though this term often refers to the larger shield itself.

An augmentation of arms is sometimes displayed in escutcheon on a shield.

Multiple escutcheons can be used as a regular charge and are seen in early heraldry.