Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Massacre

Buffalo's Massacre §

The curving horn of a bovine.

Default posture: point to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Rylands MS 2. Artist unknown. (Page 45.)

Bull's Massacre (1) §

A powerful bovine.

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

A “massacre” is a pair of antlers joined by a scrap of scalp.

Source: Insignia Nobilium Veronensium, Vicentinorum. Artist unknown. (From the arms of Corni, folio 81.)

Bull's Massacre (2) §

A powerful bovine.

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

A “massacre” is a pair of antlers joined by a scrap of scalp.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. Adapted by Jessimond of Emerickeskepe.

Stag's Massacre (1) §

A pair of antlers joined by a scrap of scalp.

Default posture: horns to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Heraldic Templates. Artist: Torric inn Björn. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Stag's Massacre (2) §

A pair of antlers joined by a scrap of scalp.

Default posture: horns to chief. No proper coloration.

Source: Scheibler Armorial. Artist unknown. (From the arms of von Kaltental.)

Stag's Massacre (3) §

A pair of antlers joined by a scrap of scalp.

Default posture: horns to chief. No proper coloration.

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