What is a chevron on a coat of arms?

Answer A chevron is a band of color in an inverted "V" that symbolizes a roof or protection. The word "chevron" is French for "rafter." It appears mainly on French and British coats of arms to signify som... Read More »

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What is the name for having a coat of arms?

The name used for having a coat of arms is called the "Blazon of Arms"; blazon is the science of heraldry. A coat of arms consists of several parts, usually the shield, the helm, the wreath, the c... Read More »

What is the coat of arms for New Brunswick?

A gold lion on a red background above an ancient galley in the water on a gold background adorns the shield of New Brunswick's coat of arms. Two antlered, white-tailed deer support the shield on ei... Read More »

What is the coat of arms for Quebec?

The Quebec coat of arms is divided into three horizontal fields. The first displays three gold fleurs-de-lis on a blue background. The middle features a gold leopard with blue claws and tongue on a... Read More »

What is France's coat of arms?

Although it is not legally an official coat of arms, France's current national emblem has been the country's official symbol since 1953. It contains a wide shield with a lion head on one side and a... Read More »