Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Saltire

See also: Saltire in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

Saltire (1) §

Device
Badge
Lozenge
Round
Heart

Central ordinary. The width is typically a third of the width of the device or a bit narrower. This a thick saltire.

Sometimes blazoned a “St. Andrew’s cross.”

Saltire (2) §

Device
Badge
Heart

Central ordinary. The width is typically a third of the width of the device or a bit narrower. This a thin saltire.

Sometimes blazoned a “St. Andrew’s cross.”

Saltire Counter-compony §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Saltire Engrailed (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Walters Ms. W.847. Artist unknown. (Arms of Geffray Batotort, folio 10r.)

Saltire Engrailed (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Grand Armorial Colorié. Artist unknown. (Folio 265r.)

Saltire Fusilly §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Armorial de Gelre. Artist: Claes Heinenzoon. (Page 221.)

Saltire Nowy §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. A saltire with a circular protrusion in the center.

Considered a step from period practice (SFPP).

Saltire Parted and Voided §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Priorista di Giuliano de' Ricci. Artist unknown. (Vol. I, folio 58r, arms of Ruffoli.)

Saltire Quadrate §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. A saltire with a square protrusion in the center.

Considered a step from period practice (SFPP).

Saltire Raguly (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Also called the "Burgundy cross" and used by the modern Spanish Carlists.

Saltire Raguly (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Also called the "Burgundy cross" and used by the modern Spanish Carlists.

Source: Ehrenspiegel des Hauses Österreich. Artist unknown. (Page 579.)

Saltorel, or Saltire Couped §

Device
Badge

Couped ordinary.

Saltire Flory §

A saltire with flared ends resembling fleurs de lys. Default orientation: saltirewise. No proper coloration.

Source: Viking Answer Lady SVG Images For Heralds. Artist: Gunnvôr silfrahárr. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Saltire Moline §

A saltire with flared ends.

Default orientation: saltirewise. No proper coloration.

Source: BnF MS Allemand 304. Artist unknown. (Page 761.)

Saltire Of Chain (1) §

Device
Badge

An ordinary formed of chain links.

Source: Insignia Urbium Italiae Septentrionalis. Artist: Unknown. (Found in the arms of de Gayano.) Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Saltire Of Chain (2) §

Device
Badge

An ordinary formed of chain links.

Source: Le Blason Des Armoiries. Artist: Jérôme de Bara. (Page 133.)