Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Chaplet

A perennial flowering shrub known for its beauty and sharp thorns.

Default orientation: blossom affronty. Proper coloration: gules, barbed vert, seeded Or.

Wreaths, chaplets, orles and bordures of roses are reserved to queens, princesses, and companions of the rose. Crowned roses tinctured gules and argent (either doubled, quarterly, or per pale) are restricted as badges of the Tudors.

Chaplet of Roses (4) §

Source: Encyclopædia Britannica. (1910 edition, arms of Hilton.) Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Chaplet of Roses (5) §

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Artist: Oxenhillshaw. License: Released into the public domain. (From the arms of Baron Alvingham.)

Chaplet of Roses (6) §

Source: Wikimedia Commons. Artist: Oxenhillshaw. License: Released into the public domain. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.