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Definition of the noun inescutcheon

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noun - plural: inescutcheons

  1. [heraldry] A small escutcheon within another

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Google previewArmies of Feudal Europe 1066-1300 (1978)

by Ian Heath

The inescutcheon is a small shield (lxxxvii); a favourite design in the Middle Ages was 3 escutcheons, 2 above and one below (lxxxviii). The lozenge is diamondshaped and has as its diminutive the narrower fusil. A lozenge pierced by a ...

Google previewCelebration Cakes (2012)

Their Production and Decoration by M. Howkins

O THE INESCUTCHEON The Inescutcheon is a shield in the centre of a shield, on the Fesse Point one-fifth the width. In any other position it becomes a charge called Unescutcheon. SUB-ORDINARIES The Orle is simply a bordure which is ...

Google previewThe elements of heraldry, by Mark Anthony Porny (1765)

by Antoine Pyron du Martre

The Inescutcheon is a little 8 Escutcheon, born within the Shield; which, according to Guillitris opinion, is only to be so called, when it is born single in the Fefs point or center ; fee Fig. 8. but modern Heralds, with more propriety, give the name ...

Google previewThe Elements of Heraldry (1777)

Containing the Definition, Origin, and Historical Account of that Ancient, Useful, and Entertaining Science... by Antoine Pyron du Marte

7, The Inescutcheon is a little 8 Escutcheon, bor'n within the iii!!!!! Shield; which, according to Guillim's opinion, is only to be so called, when it is bor'n single in the Fess-point or center; see Fig. 8, but modern Heralds, with more •. more propriety ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Heraldry ... (1829)

The Whole Forming a Complete Manual of Rank and Nobility by Hugh Clark

The Inescutcheon is a small escutcheon borne within the shield, and in ...

Google previewA Short and Easy Introduction to Heraldry, etc. (The fifth edition, with considerable improvements.) (1788)

by Hugh Clark, Thomas WORMULL

The INESCUTCHEON is a small escutcheon borne within the shield and in the middle of a coat, or in chief, to hold the arms of Ulfler for the distinction of a baronet, T. 5, n. 7. Mft, If there are more than one in a coat they are usually called ...

Google previewA Short and Easy Introduction to Heraldry, in Two Parts ... (1827)

by Hugh Clark

The Inescutcheon is a small escutcheon borne within the shield, and in ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

The Inescutcheon is a little escutcheon borne within the shield; which, according to Guillim, is to be so called only when it is borne singly in the fess point or centre. It is said to be formed but of three lines, and consequently is shaped like the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

The Inescutcheon is a little escutcheon borne within the shield ; which according to Guillim's opinion, is only to be so called when it is borne single in the fess point or centre; see the fig. on Plate CCLIV. but modern heralds, with more propriety, ...

Google previewThe Art of Heraldry; Explaining the Origin and Use of Arms and Armorial Bearings, Etc (1834)

'The inescutcheon is a small escutcheon borne within the shield, in the middle of the coat, or in chief.The tressure is a diminutive of the orle, being half its breadth, and is generally borne flory and counter-flory; it is often double, “ For mascle, ...

Google previewThe Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure ... (1789)

The Inescutcheon is a small escutcheon, borne within the shield; which, according to Guillim's opinion, is only §: so called, when it is borne fingle in the fess-point; see fig. 6; but modern heralds, with more propriety, give the name of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

The INEscutcheon is a little escutcheon borne within the shield; which, according to Guillim's opinion, is only to be so called when it is borne fingle in the fess point or centre; see the figure on Plate CLXXV. But modern heralds, with more ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

The Inescutcheon is a little escutcheon bom within the shield ; which, according to Ouillim's opinion, is only to be so called when it is bora single in the tess point or centre; seethe figure on Plate CLXXV. but modern heralds, with more propriety , ...

Google previewEncyclopædia (1798)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, &c., Including Elucidations of the Most Important Topics Relative to Religion, Morals, Manners, and the Oeconomy of Life; Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains, Seas, Rivers, &c. Throughout the World; a General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms, and States; and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times. ...

The Inescutcheon is a little escutcheon borne within the shield; which, according to Guillim's opinion, is only to be so called when it is borne single in the fess-point or centre; see the fig, on Plate CCXXVII. but modern heralds, with more ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature

The Inescutcheon is a little escutcheon borne within the shield ; which, according to Guillim's opinion, is only to be so called when it is borne single in the fefs-point or centre ; fee the fig. on Plate CCXXVII. but modern heralds, with more ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, &c. on a Plan Entirely New (1780)

By Which, the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, &c., Together with a Description of All Countries, Cities ... a General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms and States, and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times ...

The Inescutcheon is a little escutcheon borne within the shield; which, according to Guillim's opinion, is only to be so called when it is borne fingle in the fess-point or centre; see the fig. on Plate CXLIV. but modern heralds, with more propriety, ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Heraldry ... Containing All the Rules of Blazon ... (1739)

by James Coats

INESCUTCHEON, is a small Escutcheon born within the Shield, with some other Coat, being generally the fame as an Escutcheon of Pretence, or the Arms of a Wife who was an Heiress, and by that means has brought the Estate and Arms of ...

Google previewPimbley's Dictionary of Heraldry (1908)

Together with an Illustrated Supplement by Arthur Francis Pimbley

A small inescutcheon. escutcheon, or shield, borne ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1887)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings

When there are two or more, they are simply called escutcheons, for an inescutcheon, it is said, must always occupy the fess point of the shield. An inescutcheon is to be distinguished from an escutcheon of pretence, which is not a charge, but ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Heraldry (1851)

Or General Armory of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Comprising a Registry of All Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time, Including the Late Grants by the College of Arms by John Burke, Bernard Burke

Or, an inescutcheon az. over all a bend gobonated ar. and gu. Dansky ( Herefordshire). Barry wavy of six ar. and az. Crest— A lion ramp, per fesse gu. and or. Dansey. Or, three bars wavy gu. Crest — A demi savage wreathed round the middle, ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

Boheley: ermine, an inescutcheon azure. Alleatree of Allestree: argent a chief azure, on a bend lel three inescutcheons party per 0 ief, vert and a nt fi . 64 . The arms of Maxwell, Lord Harries and ear of it e, sflbrda good example of this ...

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire (1860)

thereon an inescutcheon of the royal arms of Scotland, with ...

Google previewA Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland (1862)

by Sir Bernard Burke

an inescutcheon, within an orle of martlets, arz, all within a bordure, engrailed, or, charged with crosses-o-o-etCrest—in front of two crosses-crosslet, fitchée, in saltier, the flower and stem of a white lily, slipped, ppr. Moto-In candore ...

Google previewFarrow's Military Encyclopedia (1885)

A Dictionary of Military Knowledge by Edward Samuel Farrow

When there are two or more, they are 'simpl called escutcheons, for an inescutcheon, it is saicgmust always occupy the fess point of the shield. An inescutcheon is to be distinguished from an escutcheon of pretense, which is not a charge, but ...

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