Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Embattled

Embattled Line §

Complex line resembling the crenellations atop a castle wall. Conflicts with other “square” lines.

A two-sided charge embattled has indentations on its upper edge only. A charge embattled on both sides is blazoned “embattled counter-embattled” if the indentations are synchronized

(e.g., both go up at the same point) or “bretessed” if they are opposite.

Embattled Grady Line §

Complex line resembling the crenellations atop a castle wall.

Conflicts with other “square” lines.

Per Bend Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Per Bend Embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Source: Armorial de Gelre. Artist: Claes Heinenzoon. (Page 198.)

Per Bend Sinister Embattled §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Per Chevron Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Per Chevron Embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

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

Per Chevron Inverted Embattled §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Per Fess Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Per Fess Embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Per Fess Embattled Ghibelline §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

Source: Wappenbuch der Arlberg-Bruderschaft. Artist: Vigil Raber. (Page 298.)

Per Pale Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Per Pale Embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

Quarterly Embattled §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson.

Per Fess and Per Pale Embattled §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

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

Per Pale and Per Fess Embattled §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Barry Embattled Counter-Embattled §

Device
Badge

Equal field division. Must use two contrasting tinctures.

Source: Insignia Nobilium Patavinorum. Artist unknown. (Arms of Bagaroti.)

Barry Embattled Grady (1) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Barry Embattled Grady (2) §

Device
Badge

Equal field division.

May use any two tinctures, except sable and purpure or sable and azure.

Bendy Bretessed §

Device
Badge

Equal field division. Must use two contrasting tinctures.

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson.

2 Bars Embattled Counter-Embattled §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: BnF MS Allemand 304. Artist unknown. (Folio 394v.)

Base Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Peripheral ordinary.

Base Embattled and Masoned §

Device
Badge

Peripheral ordinary.

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson.

Bend Embattled Counter-embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Bend Embattled Counter-embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Wapenboek van Gent. Artist: Vander Schelden. (Volume 1, page 152.)

Bend Sinister Embattled §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Bordure Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Peripheral ordinary.

Bordure Embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Peripheral ordinary.

Bordure Parted Bordurewise Embattled §

Device
Badge

Peripheral ordinary. This bordure is separated into two equally-sized bands of contrasting tinctures, divided by a complex line.

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

Chevron Bretessed (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Bretessed (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Chevron Embattled Counter-Embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

3 Chevronels Embattled §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: BnF MS Allemand 304. Artist unknown. (Page 574.)

Chief And A Bordure Embattled §

Device
Badge

Peripheral ordinaries.

Artist: Vémundr Syvursson. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

Cross Counter-Embattled §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Fess Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Fess Embattled Counter-embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Fess Embattled Counter-embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Bellenville Armorial. Artist unknown. (Folio 50r.)

Fess Embattled Counter-embattled (3) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: Utrecht Archives MS 421. Artist unknown. (View 64.)

Flaunches Embattled §

Device
Badge

Peripheral ordinary. Always appear together as a pair. May be charged.

Pale Embattled (1) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary. Should be centered on the device.

Pale Embattled (2) §

Device
Badge

Central ordinary.

Source: English Arms A. Artist unknown. (Page 67.)