Medieval History

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'The Elements of Armories': A Very Short History of Heraldry

Posted: March 18, 2015 - 13:50 , by ROM
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The colourful pennants and shields  carried by bold knights and courageous squires are known to us today from illustrated books and films telling stories of Robin Hood, or King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. But these bright emblems are more than decoration, and have long historical roots.