Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Head

Fish's Head Couped (1) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Arma Regni Poloniae. Artist unknown. (Herb of Globok, p. 76.)

Fish's Head Couped (2) §

A finned creature of the waters.

Default posture: naiant. No proper coloration.

Source: Neustifter Wappenbuch. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Page 56.)

Dragon's Head Couped (1) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

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

Dragon's Head Couped (2) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Dragon's Head Couped (3) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

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

Dragon's Head Erased (1) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

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

Dragon's Head Erased (2) §

A mythical fire-breathing lizard.

Default posture: segreant (rampant wings addorsed). No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Serpent's Head Erased §

A snake. May be blazoned a “viper,” a “snake,” or any period variety of snake.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Funeral Arms and Commissions for Visitations. Artist unknown. (Page 112.)

Cock's Head Couped §

A male chicken, known in modern English as a rooster. Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jon Chesey. Adapted from Anton Tirol's Wappenbuch (Germany, c. 1540).

Cock's Head Erased §

A male chicken, known in modern English as a rooster. Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction may need to be modified with larger jags in base before registering in order to meet the current standards for erasing.

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

Cormorant's Head Erased §

A coastal bird with a hooked bill.

Default posture: close. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (From the banner of Warburton, p. 274.)

Duck's Head Erased §

A small waterfowl. Default posture: close.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (From page 38.)

Eagle’s Head Couped §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. (Folio 457.) Artist unknown.

Eagle’s Head Erased (1) §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Eagle’s Head Erased (2) §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: A Treatise on Heraldry British and Foreign. Artist unknown.

Eagle’s Head Erased (3) §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 96.)

Eagle’s Head Erased (4) §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Eagle’s Head Erased (5) §

A mighty bird.

Default posture: displayed. No proper coloration.

Source: Two Tudor Books of Arms. Artist: Robert Cooke. (Page 41.)

Falcon's Head Erased §

A bird of prey. May also be blazoned a “hawk.”

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: brown.

Artist: Stephanie Fahey. Adapted by Vémundr Syvursson.

Raven's Head Erased §

A corvid, like the crow, but typically drawn with “rough” or “hairy” feathers.

Default posture: close. Proper coloration: sable.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Vémundr Syvursson.

Swan's Head Couped §

A fierce waterfowl, resembling an unusually large and long-necked duck. Default posture: rousant. No proper coloration.

Source: Zurich Roll. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Antelope's Head Erased §

A hybrid monster similar to a deer but with a tusk on its nose and a lions tail. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Ass's Head Couped §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (From the banner of Edward Chamberlays, p. 89.)

Ass's Head Couped Close (1) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

This depiction is in trian aspect and might not be registrable.

Artist: Bahja al-Azraq.

Ass's Head Couped Close (2) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.” No default posture. No proper coloration.

This depiction is in trian aspect and might not be registrable.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Folio 66v.) Adapted by Kattera Doplerin.

Ass's Head Erased (1) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Ass's Head Erased (2) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Some Feudal Lords and Their Seals. Artist unknown.

Badger's Head Erased (1) §

A fierce den-dwelling beast.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

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

Badger's Head Erased (2) §

A fierce den-dwelling beast.

Default posture: statant. No proper coloration.

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

Bear's Head Couped §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: OpenClipArt. Artist: Animals.

Bear's Head Erased (1) §

No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Celiedh Eiriksdottir.

Bear's Head Erased (2) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Bear's Head Erased (3) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

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

Bear's Head Erased (4) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Bear's Head Erased (5) §

A large beast of the wilds.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Elspeth Farre.

Boar's Head Couped (1) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Bressel McCulloch.

Boar's Head Couped (2) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Artist: Saewynn aet Cnolle.

Boar's Head Couped Close §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Boar's Head Erased (1) §

A pig’s head.

Default posture: upright, facing dexter. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Rozalia Krawczykowa. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Boar's Head Erased (2) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Bressel McCulloch. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Boar's Head Erased (3) §

A pig’s head.

Default posture: upright, facing dexter. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art Archives. Artist: Ian Raven of Tadcaster. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Boar's Head Erased (4) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Artist: Muirenn ingen Dunadaig.

Boar's Head Erased (5) §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Artist: Elspeth Farre.

Boar's Head Issuant From a Bowl §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: The Curiosities of Heraldry. Artist: Mark Antony Lower.

Boar's Head Sustained by an Arm Couped §

A powerful swine.

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Herby Rycerstwa Polskiego. Artist unknown. (Page 305, Herb Swinki.)

Bull's Head Couped §

A powerful bovine.

Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy.

No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Bull's Head Erased §

A powerful bovine.

Sometimes blazoned a “steer” or an “ox.” A “buffalo” is similar but has larger horns. A “yak” is hairy. No proper coloration.

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

Domestic Cat's Head Couped (1) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist: Li Xia.

Domestic Cat's Head Couped (2) §

A domesticated feline.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist: Kryss Kostarev. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Doe's Head Couped §

A female deer. May also be blazoned a “hind.” No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Dog's Head Couped (1) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Dog's Head Couped (2) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

A solidly-built working dog with short ears may be blazoned an “alaunt” or "mastiff."

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 110.)

Dog's Head Erased (1) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A hound with hanging ears may be blazoned a “talbot.” Period scent hound breeds include the bloodhound.

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

Dog's Head Erased (2) §

A domesticated canine. Any period breed of dog may be used. No default posture. No proper coloration.

A fast-running sight hound may be blazoned a “levrier.”

Period sight hound breeds include the greyhound and wolfhound.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (Crest of de Flytte, page 162.)

Elephant's Head Couped (1) §

A giant animal known for its strength.

Default posture: statant. Proper coloration: argent, or gray with white tusks.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (From the banner of Frogmorton, p.134.)

Elephant's Head Couped (2) §

A giant animal known for its strength.

Default posture: statant. Proper coloration: argent, or gray with white tusks.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Elephant's Head Couped (3) §

A giant animal known for its strength.

Default posture: statant. Proper coloration: argent, or gray with white tusks.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Elephant's Head Couped Close §

A giant animal known for its strength.

Default posture: statant. Proper coloration: argent, or gray with white tusks.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Elephant's Head Erased §

A giant animal known for its strength.

Default posture: statant. Proper coloration: argent, or gray with white tusks.

Source: The Accedence of Armorie. Artist unknown.

Fox's Head Couped §

A wild canid.

No default posture. Proper coloration: gules, with sable feet and argent tail tip.

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

Goat's Head Couped (1) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Goat's Head Couped (2) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Goat's Head Couped (3) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Long-necked depictions of animal heads are found in some German armorials.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown.

Goat's Head Couped (4) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: BnF MS Allemand 304. Artist unknown. (Folio 317r.)

Goat's Head Erased (1) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Goat's Head Erased (2) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Long-necked depictions of animal heads are found in some German armorials.

This depiction might be considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown.

Goat's Head Erased (3) §

A wild mountainous cousin of the sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Griffin's Head Couped §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (Page 224.)

Griffin's Head Erased (1) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

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

Griffin's Head Erased (2) §

A hybrid monster formed by crossing an eagle with the back end of a lion. Sometimes spelled “gryphon.”

Default posture: rampant, blazoned “segreant.” No proper coloration.

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (Page 267.)

Horse's Head Couped §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Horse's Head Erased §

A domesticated equine. Presumed to be a stallion unless blazoned a “mare.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson.

Lion's Head Couped §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts. Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

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

Lion's Head Erased (1) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts. Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

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

Lion's Head Erased (2) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts. Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Lion's Head Erased (3) §

A fierce cat known as the King of Beasts.

Default posture: rampant. Proper coloration: Or.

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

Llama's Head Couped §

A new-world camel.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Llama's Head Erased §

A new-world camel.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Lynx's Head Couped §

A wildcat with a short tail and tufted ears.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Lynx's Head Erased §

A wildcat with a short tail and tufted ears. No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Monkey's Face §

A wild primate, distinguished from the “ape” by having a tail.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Aurora Faw.

Rabbit's Head Erased §

A gentle and prolific beast. May be blazoned a "hare" or "coney."

Default posture: sejant. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Ram's Head Couped §

A male ovine, or sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn.

Ram's Head Erased §

A male ovine, or sheep.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Sheep's Head Couped §

A fluffy ungulate. A male sheep is blazoned a "ram", while a female may be blazoned a "ewe."

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Sow's Head Couped §

A female domesticated pig.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Sow's Head Couped Close §

A female domesticated pig.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Sow's Head Erased §

A female domesticated pig.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Stag's Head Couped (1) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

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

Stag's Head Couped (2) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Stag's Head Couped (3) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.” No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Source: Zurich Roll. Artist unknown. Adapted by Vémundr Syvursson.

Stag's Head Couped (4) §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.”

No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Stag's Head Erased §

A male deer. May also be blazoned a “buck” or “hart.” No default posture. Proper coloration: brown.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Natural Tiger's Head Erased §

A great cat of Asia, also blazoned a “Bengal tiger,” as opposed to the heraldic “tyger.” Considered a step from core practice (SFCP).

No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction needs to be modified with larger jags in base before registering in order to meet the current standards for erasing.

Source: Pennsic Bored-Artist Collection. Artist: Celiedh Eiriksdottir.

Tyger's Head Couped §

A fast-running heraldic beast with the body of a wolf, the tail of a lion, and a downwards-pointed horn on its nose.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Iago ab Adam. Adapted from Wappenbuch Conrads von Grünenberg.

Unicorn's Head Couped (1) §

A mythical goat-like (or sometimes horse-like) creature with a beard and a single horn. Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

The Continental unicorn looks more like a goat than a horse.

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

Unicorn's Head Couped (2) §

A mythical goat-like (or sometimes horse-like) creature with a beard and a single horn. Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

The Continental unicorn looks more like a goat than a horse.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Bressel McCulloch.

Unicorn's Head Couped Close §

A mythical goat-like (or sometimes horse-like) creature with a beard and a single horn. Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

The Continental unicorn looks more like a goat than a horse.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Unicorn's Head Erased (1) §

A mythical goat-like (or sometimes horse-like) creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

The Continental unicorn looks more like a goat than a horse.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist unknown.

Unicorn's Head Erased (2) §

A mythical goat-like (or sometimes horse-like) creature with a beard and a single horn.

Default posture: rampant. No proper coloration.

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

Wolf's Head Couped (1) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Wolf's Head Couped (2) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Wolf's Head Couped (3) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

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

Wolf's Head Couped (4) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

In Jan 2020, armory containing this head oriented bendwise was returned for appearing to be a wolf's head ululant, a posture banned following the May 2018 cover letter.

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

Wolf's Head Erased (1) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

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

Wolf's Head Erased (2) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Note that this depiction is considered poor style as it should have larger jags in order to meet the current recommendations for erasing.

Source: Pennsic Heralds’ Point Artists. Artist unknown.

Wolf's Head Erased (3) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson. Adapted from an image in Pennsic Traceable Art.

Wolf's Head Erased (4) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Pennsic Traceable Art. Artist: Roana d’Evreux (attributed). Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Wolf's Head Erased (5) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Ræv Kolfinnsson.

Wolf's Head Erased (6) §

A wild canid.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Artist: Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Ass With A Fool's Head Passant (1) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.” No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Sammelband Mehrerer Wappenbücher. Artist unknown. (Folio 30v.)

Ass With A Fool's Head Passant (2) §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.”

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: BSB Cgm 8030. Artist unknown. (Folio 26r.)

Ass with a Woman's Head Rampant §

A stubborn smaller cousin of the horse. Known in modern times as a “donkey.” No default posture. No proper coloration.

Source: Münchner Handschrift. Artist: Unknown. Adapted by Owen Tegg.

Gorgon's Head Couped (1) §

A woman with snakes instead of hair.

Default posture: affronty. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned, serpents blazoned separately.

Artist: Malys mac Néill.

Gorgon's Head Couped (2) §

A woman with snakes instead of hair.

Default posture: affronty. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned, serpents blazoned separately.

Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr.

Man's Head Couped §

A man’s head.

Default posture: facing dexter. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Stall Plates of the Knights of the Order of the Garter. Artist unknown. (Plate L, crest of William de la Pole.)

Man's Head Couped Maintaining a Hat (1) §

A man’s head.

Default posture: facing dexter. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Sammlung von Wappen aus Verschiedenen. Artist unknown. (Page 582.)

Man's Head Couped Maintaining a Hat (2) §

A man’s head.

Default posture: facing dexter. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Insignia Anglica. Artist unknown. Adapted by Forveleth Dunde.

Man's Head Couped Maintaining a Crown §

A man’s head.

Default posture: facing dexter.

Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Source: Workes of Armorie. Artist: John Bossewell.

Moor's Head Couped (1) §

An African man.

Default posture: facing dexter. Proper coloration: skin brown, sable hair.

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

Moor's Head Couped (2) §

An African man.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: skin brown, sable hair.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber.

Moor's Head Couped (3) §

An African man.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: skin brown, sable hair.

Source: BnF MS Fr 18649. Artist unknown. (Folio 18r.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Moor's Head Couped Maintaining a Crown §

An African man.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: skin brown, sable hair.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 181.)

Moor's Head Couped (4) §

An African man.

Default posture: statant affronty.

Proper coloration: skin brown, sable hair.

Source: WappenWiki. Artist: Joakim Spuller.

Woman's Head Couped §

A human woman.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Clothing may be blazoned separately, as “a maiden tincture vested tincture.”

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

Woman's Head Couped Maintaining a Crown and Veil §

A human woman.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Clothing may be blazoned separately, as “a maiden tincture vested tincture.”

Source: Harley MS 3860. Artist unknown.

Woman's Head Couped Maintaining a Fillet and Veil §

A human woman.

Default posture: statant affronty. Proper coloration: only if skin tone is blazoned.

Clothing may be blazoned separately, as “a maiden tincture vested tincture.”

Source: Harley MS 3860. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.