Restricted charge

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In SCA Heraldry, certain charges are not permitted, owing to offensive connotations, historical presumption, or modern trademark infringement.

These Restricted Charges include (but are not limited to):

For a complete listing see the SCA Armorial and Restricted and Prohibited Charges of the SCA.

The official list is small, but it does not mean a charge or emblazon not on the list won't be rejected for similar problems. A similar category is reserved charges, a set of heraldic charges that are restricted except for limited usage. For example, a laurel wreath may only be used in armory for SCA groups.