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Symbolism of Heraldry L-Z

  L

Label

 

 First born

Ladder

 Climbing a wall in battle

Lamb

 

Gentleness under suffering

Lamp

 Light &    life

Lance

 

 Military affairs

 

Leaf

 

 Peace & triumph

Leg

 Expedition & gain

Leopard

 

Force & courage

Level

Equity & a virtuous person

 Lightening

 

Swiftness & power

 

Lion

 

 Courage & majesty

Lizard

 

 Irish dragon

Lozenge

 Honesty & constancy

Lynx

 

 On the Lynch coat of arms

Lyre

 Tempered judgement

 
 M

Manticore

 Power & fierceness

Martlet

 Fourth son

Mascle

 Persuasiveness

 Maunch

 Lady's sleeve

 

Mermaid

Eloquence

Millpick

 Miller's Tool

Millrind

 Symbol of a Miller

 Millstone

Miller's Tool

 

Mirror

Vanity

Mitre

 Authority Episcopal Ensign

Moon

 Power over mundane actions

 Moor

 Crusades

 

Moorcock

 Law or legal profession

Moose

 Strength

Mountain

 Stability

 Mullet

 Third son

or the Knight's Spur

 

Mural Crown

Authority

Musimon

Strength

 

    N

Naval Crown

Naval service

Nettle Leaves

Fierce warrior

 

 O

Oak Leaf

Great age & strength

Oak Tree

Continuous growth & fertility

Opinicus

Valor

 Orb

Travel

 

Ostrich

Willing obedience

Ostrich Feathers

Nobility

Otter

One who live to the fullest

Owl

Wisdom

 Ox

Strength

 

P

Pale

 Military strength

Palm Tree

Righteousness & truth

Panther

Fierceness

 Parrot

Long Life

 

Paschal Lamb

 Faith & gentleness

Passion Nails

 Poignant suffering

Peacock

 Pride

Pear

Felicity & peace

 

Pegasus

 Poetic genius

Pelican

Self Sacrifice

Pellet

 Cannon ball

 Pen

 Writing

 

Pheasant

 Resources

Pheon

 Arrow Head

Phoenix

Resurrection

Pike

 Virtuous

 

Pile

 Army engineer

Pilgrim Staff

 Shepard watchfulness

Pillar

 Fortitude & constancy

 Pineapple

 Abundance & plenty

 

Pipes

 Festivity & rejoicing

Plate

 Unknown

Plumes

 Nobility

 Plummet

 Equity

 

Pomegranate

 Abundance & Health

Portcullis

 Gate keeper

Proboscises

 Strength

Purse

 Authority

 

  Q

Quarter

Military

Quatrefoil

Brings good tidings

 

 R

Rabbit

Peaceful & retired life

Rainbow

Good times after bad

Ram

Leader of the flock

 Rat

Mystery

 

Raven

Bringer of death

Rayonee

Glory & splendor

Red Hand

Ulster

Reeds

Thatcher

 

Rhino

Ferocious

Rock

Stability & protection

Rose

Grace & beauty

 

 

  S

Saddle

 Ready for action

Salamander

 Protection

Salmon

 

 Virtuous

 Saltire

 

 St. Andrews Cross

 

Saracen

 

 Crusades

Scales

 Justice

Scepter

 

 Sovereign

 Scythe

 

 Fruitful harvest

 

Sea Dog

 Sea warrior

Sea Horse

 

Power of water

Sea Lion

Dauntless courage at sea

Shackle bolt

 

 Victory & prisoners

 

Shamrock

 

 Perpetuity

Shell

 Seafarer

Shepard staff

 Shepard watchfulness

Skull

 

 Mortality

Snail

 

Deliberation

Snake

 

 Wisdom & medicine

Spear

 

Ready for battle

 Sphere

 

 Worldly travel

 

Sphinx

 

Omniscience

Spider

 Wisdom & labor

Spur

Ready for service

 Squirrel

 

 Lover of the woods

 

Stag

 Solitary life & purity

Stirrup

Ready for battle

Stork

 

 Watchfulness

 Sun

 

Power & splendor

 

Swallow

Bringer of good news

Swan

Poetic harmony

Swepeballista

Weapon of war

Sword

Military service

 

Talbot

Loyalty

Thistle

Scotland

Thunder

Fear

 Tiger

Fierceness

Torch

Life zealousness

Torteau

Strength 

Tower

Protection & defense

 Tree

Antiquity & strength

 

Trefoil

Happiness

Treasure Flory

France & Scotland

Trestle

Labor

Trident

Maritime dominion

 

Trumpet

Ready for battle

Turtle

Invulnerability

 

 

 U

Ulster Badge

Red hand of Ireland

Unicorn

Extreme courage

 

 V

Vine

Strong lasting friendship

Vol

Swiftness & protection

 Vulture

Purification

 

   W

Weapons

Ready for battle

Weasel

Unknown

 Whale

Strength

 

Wheat

Harvest of hopes

Wheel

Work industry

White Rose

Grace & beauty

 

Wings

Swiftness

Wolf

Valiant captain in battle

 Wyvern

Valor & protection

 

  Y

 Yellow Rose

Grace & beauty