A perennial flowering shrub known for its beauty and sharp thorns.
Wreaths, chaplets, orles and bordures of roses are reserved to queens, princesses, and companions of the rose.
Roses tinctured gules and argent (either doubled, quarterly, or per pale) are restricted as badges of the Tudors, and a crowned rose is restricted as an English royal badge.
Chaplet of Roses (1) §
Source: Some Feudal Lords and Their Seals. Artist unknown.