Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art


See also: Catapult in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A machine for throwing stones.

Default orientation: upright. Proper coloration: brown wood.

This variety is also blazoned a "swepe" due to its similarity to the long lever used to raise pails of water from a well.

Catapult (1) §

Source: Encyclopædia Heraldica. (Volume 3, plate IX.) Artist unknown.

Catapult (2) §

Source: Guillim’s Display of Heraldry. Artist unknown. (Edition of 1679, page 245.)