Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Fleur de Lys

See also: Fleur-de-lys in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Fleur de Lys (1) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed).

Fleur de Lys (2) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Fleur de Lys (3) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Source: A Complete Guide to Heraldry. Artist: Graham Johnston.

Fleur de Lys (4) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Source: Dering Roll. Artist: Unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Fleur de Lys (5) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

This is the Florentine variety, which displays its stamens between its petals.

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

Fleur de Lys (6) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

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

Fleur de Lys (7) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

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

Fleur de Lys (8) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

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

Fleur de Lys (9) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown.

Fleur de Lys (10) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement.

Fleur de Lys (11) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Source: Baltischer Wappen-Kalender. Artist: M. Kortmann.

Fleur de Lys (12) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist: Unknown. (From the arms of von Danckhetschweiler.)

Fleur de Lys (13) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Unknown.

Fleur de Lys (14) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Manesse Codex. Artist unknown. (Folio 43v.)

Fleur de Lys (15) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Adapted from the display of arms on a statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni, circa 1496.

Fleur de Lys (16) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Catalogue des Nobles Admiraulx de France.

Fleur de Lys (17) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Stemmario Trivulziano. Artist: Gian Antonio da Tradate. (Page 312.)

Fleur de Lys (18) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Beyeren Armorial. (Folio 29r.)

Fleur de Lys (19) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Artist unknown. (Adapted from a photograph of a ceramic fragment with a fleur de lys, dated c. 1300, conserved at the Museum of Islamic Art, Cairo.)

Fleur de Lys (20) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Navarre Roll. Artist unknown. (Folio 2.)

Fleur de Lys (21) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (From page 27, arms of Rycharde Fyscheborne of the Byschopperyke of Derham.)

Fleur de Lys (22) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 222.)

Demi-Fleur de Lys (1) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris.

When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Navarre Roll. Artist unknown. (Folio 31.)

Demi-Fleur de Lys (2) §

A very-stylized flower. Named after the lily, but stylistically derived from the iris. When scattered across the field, termed “semy-de-lys”.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Sammelband Mehrerer Wappenbücher. Artist unknown. (Folio 31v.)

Staff Topped by a Fleur-de-Lys §

A staff capped with a fleur de lys. Blazoned a “Lilienstab” in German, or a “bâton fleurdelisé” in French.

Default orientation: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist: Unknown. (From the arms of Ramstein.)