Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Barnacles

See also: Barnacles, pair of in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A mechanism for pinching the nose of a feisty horse to quiet it.

Default orientation: hinge to chief. No proper coloration.

Pair of Barnacles (3) §

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (From page 151, arms of Wylim Barnake.)