Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Cross (Charge)

Cross Portate §

Central ordinary.

If it leans in the other direction, blazoned “a cross portate reversed.”

Page 4.143 PDF, PNG
Device PNG, SVG, PDF
Badge PNG, SVG, PDF

Straight Tau Cross Throughout §

Central ordinary.

Page 4.146 PDF, PNG
Device PNG, SVG, PDF
Badge PNG, SVG, PDF

Tau Cross Throughout §

Central ordinary.

Page 4.147 PDF, PNG
Device PNG, SVG, PDF
Badge PNG, SVG, PDF

Avellane Cross (1) §

A cross of four stylized filbert nuts. Alignment: point to chief.

Accepted in the society but not documented in period heraldry.

Source: A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry. Artist: James or Irene Parker.

Page 5.25 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Avellane Cross (2) §

A cross of four stylized filbert nuts. Alignment: point to chief.

Accepted in the society but not documented in period heraldry.

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

Page 5.26 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Bottony §

A cross with three knobs at each end. Alignment: point to chief.

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

Page 5.27 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Latin Cross Bottony §

A cross with three knobs at each end. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.28 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Bowen Cross §

A stylized knot. Alignment: point to chief.

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

Page 5.29 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Celtic Cross (1) §

A style of cross found in stone monuments in Ireland. Alignment: point to chief. Very rarely used in period heraldry.

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

Page 5.30 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Celtic Cross (2) §

A style of cross found in stone monuments in Ireland. Alignment: point to chief. Very rarely used in period heraldry.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Page 5.31 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Celtic Cross (3) §

A style of cross found in stone monuments in Ireland. Alignment: point to chief. Very rarely used in period heraldry.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Page 5.32 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Equal-Armed Celtic Cross §

A modified version of the Irish cross, with potent arms. Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Page 5.33 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Clechy §

A cross with flared and pointed ends.

Alignment: point to chief.

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

Page 5.34 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Latin Cross Clechy §

A cross with flared and pointed ends.

Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.35 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Coptic Cross §

An annulet with four arms.

Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Page 5.36 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Latin Cross Couped §

A cross with the lower arm extended. Symbolic of the crucifix, and may be blazoned a “Passion cross.” Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.37 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Crescenty §

A cross with crescents on the arms

Default orientation: crosswise. No proper coloration.

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

Page 5.38 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Crosslet §

A cross with an additional cross on each arm.

Page 5.39 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Crosslet Fitchy (1) §

A cross crosslet with the lower arm replaced by a pointed spike. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.40 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Crosslet Fitchy (2) §

A cross crosslet with the lower arm replaced by a pointed spike. Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Page 5.41 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Doubly Pommeled §

A cross with two knobs on each arm. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.42 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Flory (1) §

A cross with flared ends resembling fleurs de lys. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.43 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Flory (2) §

A cross with flared ends resembling fleurs de lys. Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Page 5.44 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Latin Cross Flory §

A cross with flared ends resembling fleurs de lys. Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Page 5.45 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Floretty §

A cross with fleurs de lys emerging from the ends. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.46 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Formy §

A cross with curving arms and flared ends.

Page 5.47 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Formy Fitchy §

A cross formy with the lower arm replaced by a pointed spike. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.48 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Formy Calvary §

A cross with flared ends mounted on a pedestal of three steps. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.49 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Fourchy §

A cross with forked ends. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.50 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Greek Cross §

A Greek Cross has arms that are the same length and width.

Use of a cross gules on an argent field is restricted for conflict with the Red Cross.

Page 5.51 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Key Cross (1) §

A cross clechy and pometty.

Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Page 5.52 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG

Key Cross (2) §

A cross clechy and pometty. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.53 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG

Latin Cross or Passion Cross §

A cross with a longer arm on the bottom.

Page 5.54 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Maltese Cross §

A cross formed of four equal-sized wedges meeting in the center

Alignment: point to chief.

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

Page 5.55 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Miller §

A cross with forked arms. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.56 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Moline (1) §

A cross with split and curved ends.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Unknown.

Page 5.57 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Moline (2) §

A cross with flared ends. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.58 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Moline (3) §

A cross with flared ends

Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Page 5.59 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Norse Sun-Cross §

A within and conjoined to an annulet. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.60 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Calvary §

A Latin cross mounted on a pedestal of three steps. Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds.

Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Page 5.61 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross of Jerusalem §

A cross potent with crosses crosslet tucked within its arms. Default alignment: crosswise.

Page 5.62 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Lorraine §

A cross with a second shorter crosspiece above the first. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.63 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Santiago §

A cross flory fitchy.

Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.64 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Toulouse (1) §

A cross clechy, voided and pometty. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.65 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Toulouse (2) §

A cross clechy, voided and pometty.

Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux.

Page 5.66 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Patonce (1) §

A cross with tripartite flares the ends, sometimes described as “wolf-clawed.” Alignment: point to chief.

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

Page 5.67 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Patonce (2) §

A cross with tripartite flares at the ends, sometimes described as “wolf-clawed.” Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Page 5.68 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Latin Cross Patonce §

A cross with tripartite flares the ends, sometimes described as “wolf-clawed.”

This is the “latin” version; shorten the lower arm for the default equal-armed cross patonce.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Page 5.69 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Patriarchal Cross §

A cross with a second shorter crosspiece above the first. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.70 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Pomelly §

A cross with a knob on the end of each arm.

Default alignment: crosswise.

Rarely used in period armory.

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

Page 5.71 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Pointed §

A cross with pointed ends.

Alignment: point to chief.

Rarely used in period armory.

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

Page 5.72 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Potent (1) §

A cross with flattened ends.

Alignment: point to chief.

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

Page 5.73 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Potent (2) §

A cross with bars at the end of each arm. Default alignment: crosswise.

Page 5.74 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Ragged Cross §

A cross raguly, formed of two branches.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Page 5.75 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Swallowtailed §

A cross with the ends invected. Alignment: point to chief. Rarely used in period armory.

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

Page 5.76 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Four Lozenges §

A cross formed of four diamonds.

Default alignment: crosswise.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Page 5.77 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross of St. Brigid §

A cross of straws interlaced to form a central square.

Associated with pre-Christian Irish fertility rituals of the Tuatha Dé Danann goddess Brigid, and then re-assigned to an early Irish Catholic saint of the same name.

Considered a step from period practice (SFPP) because it was not used in period heraldry, but accepted because it is a legitimate period artifact.

Artist: Þórý Veðardóttir. License: CC BY-NC-SA; comercial use requires permision.

Page 5.78 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Tau Cross (1) §

A shape like a capital T with flared ends. Also called a “St. Anthony's Cross.” Rarely used in period armory.

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

Page 5.80 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Tau Cross (2) §

A shape like a capital T with flared ends. Also called a “St. Anthony's Cross.” Rarely used in period armory.

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

Page 5.81 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Four Ermine Spots (1) §

Four ermine spots arranged in a cross.

Page 5.97 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF

Cross Of Four Ermine Spots (2) §

A cross formed of four ermine spots. Default alignment: crosswise.

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

Page 5.98 PDF, PNG
Charge PNG, SVG, PDF