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 (3) §

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

This is a very thin 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 Double Cotised Interiors Potent Counter-potent §

Central ordinary.

Source: Sammelband Mehrerer Wappenbücher. Artist unknown. (Arms of the Counts of Champagne.)

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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 inghean 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 Fusilly (4) §

Central ordinary.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Page 837.)

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Bend Indented §

Central ordinary.

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Bend Invected §

Central ordinary.

Artist: Elionora inghean 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 Engouled by Lions §

Central ordinary. A bend being devoured by lions.

Source: Insignia Venetorum Nobilium II. Artist unknown. (Arms of Cogion, page 110.) Adapted by Owen Tegg.

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Bend Sinister Engrailed §

Central ordinary.

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

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Bend Sinister Wavy §

Central ordinary.

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Bend of Annulets Interlaced §

Annulets interlaced as in chain mail and arranged as an ordinary.

The October 1991 Cover Letter noted that ordinaries of mail would not be registered without documentation of period use.

Source: Le second volume de la premiere partye du blason d'armoiries. Artist unknown. (Folio 165r.)

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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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