Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Bend

See also: Bend in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Bend (1) §

Central ordinary. The width is typically a third of the width of the device or a bit narrower.

This is a wider bend, suitable for bearing a charge.

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Bend (2) §

Central ordinary. The width is typically a third of the width of the device or a bit narrower.

This is a thinner bend.

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Bend Bevilled §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Bretessed §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Checky §

Central ordinary. Two contrasting tinctures.

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Bend Compony §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Cotised §

Central ordinary with secondaries.

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Bend Counter-compony §

Central ordinary. Two contrasting tinctures.

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Bend Dancetty §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Embattled §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Embattled Counter-embattled §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Enarched §

Central ordinary. A bend embowed to chief.

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Bend Engouled by Wolves §

Central ordinary. A bend being devoured by wolves.

Seen in Iberian armory.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

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Bend Engrailed §

Central ordinary.

Artist: Elionora inghen Ui Cheallaigh. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Bend Fimbriated and Engouled by Wolves §

Central ordinary. A bend being devoured by wolves. Seen in Iberian armory.

Source: Livro do Armeiro-Mor. Artist: Jean Du Cros. (Arms of Freires de Andrade, folio 55r.)

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Bend Fusilly (1) §

Central ordinary.

Source: Insignia Nobilium Veronensium, Vicentinorum. Artist unknown. (From the arms of Ulmarana, folio 111.)

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Bend Fusilly (2) §

Central ordinary.

Source: Armorial de Gelre. Artist: Claes Heinenzoon. (Page 221.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Bend Fusilly (3) §

Central ordinary.

Source: BnF MS Fr 5240. Artist unknown. (Folio 18r.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Bend Indented §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Invected §

Central ordinary.

Artist: Elionora inghen Ui Cheallaigh. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Bend Raguly §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Wavy (1) §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Wavy (2) §

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Bend Wavy (3) §

Central ordinary.

Source: Fenwick Roll. Artist unknown Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Bend Sinister (1) §

Central ordinary. The width is typically a third of the width of the device or a bit narrower. This is a wider bend, suitable for bearing a charge.

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Bend Sinister (2) §

Central ordinary. The width is typically a third of the width of the device or a bit narrower. This is a thinner bend.

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Bend Sinister Bevilled §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Sinister Checky §

Central ordinary. Two contrasting tinctures.

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Bend Sinister Counter-compony §

Central ordinary. Two contrasting tinctures.

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Bend Sinister Embattled §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Sinister Enarched §

Central ordinary. A bend embowed to chief.

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Bend Sinister Engrailed §

Central ordinary.

Artist: Elionora inghen Ui Cheallaigh. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Bend Sinister Indented §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Sinister Invected §

Central ordinary.

Artist: Elionora inghen Ui Cheallaigh. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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Bend Sinister Wavy §

Central ordinary.

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Bend of Chain §

An ordinary formed of chain links.

Source: Nobleza del Andaluzia. Artist unknown. (Arms of Maneses, folio 38r.)

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