Man And His Parts
MAN AND HIS PARTS. - The full with arms extended, proper ; formerly he was borne suspended from a gibbet.
Wood: azure, three salvage men ambulant in fess, proper; in their dexter hands IL shield argent charged with a cross gules, in their sinister a club resting on their shoulders, also proper.
Mr Way mentions an MS. at Melton, in which two knights are represented tilting before a French princess, one of whom bears for a coat three demoiselles caged in a basket.
Canning of Foxcote; argent, three blackamoors' heads cooped sable, capped or fretty gulcs.
Tremaine of Colaeombe : stiles, three dexter arms conjoined at the shoulder, flexed in triangle, or, fisted argent.
Maynard : argent, three sinister hands cooped at the wrist gules.
Foljambe of Walton bears a titan's leg for a crest.
'lit Isle of Mau : gales, three legs armed in mall proper, garnished and spurred or, conjoined at the thidlis and flexed in triangle, a bearing certainly In use as early as the reign of Edward I., and possibly earlier (fig. IN).
A very extraordinary beating is that granted to Peter Dodge of Stopworth, Cheshire, by Guyenne king-at-arms, 8th April, 84 Edward I , for services iii battle, " Porter a son escu d'or et sables, banal de six pihees et ung pal gales, avee une mamelle do femme ddgoutante." It is said to be the earliest example of a grant of arms by a herald. Happily for heraldry there are not many such.
Newton : sable, two shin bones saltire-wise, the sinister surmounted by the dexter, argent.
Douglas : argent, a man's heart gales, cosigned by a royal crown proper, on a chief azure two stars of the first.
The "quilt/pie minaret" or five wounds of the crucifixion are a common ecclesiastical bearing on architectural shields, and several bishoprics bear figures of saints on their shields, but these are scarcely within the limits of proper heraldry, Thus the arms of the see of Chichester are - Azure, Presty0: John mitred, seated on a tombstone, in his sinister hand a mound, his dexter extended. all or. In his month a sword fesswise argent, hilted and pomelled or, the point to the sinister.