Heraldry 4 Kids - What is Heraldry About Anyway?
1. Definition of Heraldry
Heraldry concerns itself with the study, design, regulation and use of armorial bearings, commonly known as "coats of arms". For more interesting background and pictures on what heraldry is all about, click here.
2. Canadian Heraldic Primer
Using cartoons, humour, and not a little irreverence, (in which is concealed a surprising amount of information), Kevin Greaves explains the history behind heraldry's unique conventions and language, and explores its creative possibilities. He shows heraldry as a part of Canada's past, present and future, and illustrates how this lively art has become even livelier since Canada became master of its own heraldic system in 1988.
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