Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Manticore

See also: Man-tyger and Manticore in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A hybrid monster with the body of a lion and the head of a man. Also known as a “man-tyger.” Sometimes shown with human hands as feet, or with horns, or with a spiked tail.

No default posture. No proper coloration.

Manticore Statant Collared and Chained §

Source: Banners, Standards, and Badges. Artist: Thomas Willement. (From the banner of Antony Babyngton, p. 258.)