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# Planets: Mercury
 
# Planets: Mercury
 
# Precious Stones: [[amethyst]], [[opal]] and [[hyacinth]]
 
# Precious Stones: [[amethyst]], [[opal]] and [[hyacinth]]
# Virtues: Temperance and Prudence
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# [[Virtue]]s: [[Temperance]] and [[Prudence]]
 
# Celestial signs: Sagitarius and Pisces
 
# Celestial signs: Sagitarius and Pisces
 
# Months: November and February
 
# Months: November and February
 
# Days of the Week: Wednesday
 
# Days of the Week: Wednesday
# Ages of Man: The age of grey hairs, called ''''
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# Ages of Man: The age of grey hairs, called ''can栳enectus''
 
# Flowers: The [[violet]]
 
# Flowers: The [[violet]]
# Elements: Water and Earth
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# Elements: [[Water]] and [[Earth]]
 
# Seasons of the Year: Winter
 
# Seasons of the Year: Winter
# Complexions: Flegmatic, with some choler
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# Complexions: [[phlegmatic|Flegmatic]], with some [[choleric|choler]]
 
# Numbers: 7, 12
 
# Numbers: 7, 12
 
# Metals: [[Tin]]
 
# Metals: [[Tin]]
  
 
See [[colour]].
 
See [[colour]].
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The name (again) comes from the [[France|French]] word for purple.
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''See also: [[poryphyry]]
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[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Latest revision as of 06:03, 11 September 2007

The heraldic term for purple. According to The Blazon of Gentrie it signifies the following:

  1. Planets: Mercury
  2. Precious Stones: amethyst, opal and hyacinth
  3. Virtues: Temperance and Prudence
  4. Celestial signs: Sagitarius and Pisces
  5. Months: November and February
  6. Days of the Week: Wednesday
  7. Ages of Man: The age of grey hairs, called can栳enectus
  8. Flowers: The violet
  9. Elements: Water and Earth
  10. Seasons of the Year: Winter
  11. Complexions: Flegmatic, with some choler
  12. Numbers: 7, 12
  13. Metals: Tin

See colour.

The name (again) comes from the French word for purple.

See also: poryphyry