|OTHER HERALDIC CHARGES|
|Escallop Shell||Successful commander, one who has made long journeys||
|Heart||Sincerity, truthfulness, charity||
Faith, sincerity, justice
In Ireland the open hand was often used as a means of communicating through the ancient language known as 'Ogham'. The open hand may have also signified the sun.
The mark of a Baronet.
In Ireland the open red hand is often a symbol of the Province of Ulster.
|Arm||An industrious person||Smith|
|Arm with armour||A person fit for high deeds||
|Human Head||Honour|| |
|Crown||Regal or senior authority, heavenly reward||
|Finger Ring or Annulet||Fidelity. Sign of the fifth son.||
|Lozenge||Honesty, constancy, noble birth||
|Ship, Lymphad, Boat, Galley||Hope, a sea-faring tradition||
|Tower||Grandeur, society, wealth||
|Cross||Of Christian significance. May also refer to families who engaged in the Crusades.||
|Cross Moline||Eight son||Scully|
|Label||First son|| |
|Cushions||A mark of authority||
|Estoile (a star with wavy points)||God's goodness, superiority||
|Mullet (5-pointed Star)||Divine quality bestowed by God. Sign of the third son.||
Glory, Splendour, Authority.
In Ireland the Celts worshiped the sun as well as other celestial bodies. The invocation of the sun would be the same as invoking truth.
|Crescent||Hope of glory, one who has been enlightened. Sign of the second son.||
|Hunting Horn||A person of high or noble pursuits||
|Arrows, Arrow-Heads||Military readiness, affliction||
|Spear||Devotion to honour, knightly service|| |
|Spear-head/Pheons||readiness for battle||
|Maunch/Sleeve||A symbol of devotion, victory in tournament||
|Chain||A mark of honour and obligation||Kelly|
|Torch||Zealousness, a signal service||Smith|
|Book||if open: Manifestation, if closed: Counsel||King|
|Passion Nails||Poignant suffering||Logan|
|Bell||Power to disperse evil||
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