An Ordinary of Siebmacher's Wappenbuch

by Sara L. Uckelman (Aryanhwy merch Catmael)

© 2012-2018 Sara L. Uckelman; all rights reserved
Last updated 25Oct18

This is an ongoing project to create an exhaustive ordinary of Johann Siebmacher's Wappenbuch from 1605. I am working from the digitization of it available here. If you find any error, please let me know. As a work in progress, it will be updated as I have time.

All blazons are my own. Note that in some cases, shields with a helmet facing sinister have had their arms reversed as well (e.g., a bend is displayed as a bend sinister, the tinctures of the field reversed, etc. So if you think you've found an error, double check the helm on top!) Each blazon is identified with the name of the owner as it appears in Siebmacher, with these conventions: I have transcribed vocalic v as u, and expanded , Gē:, and to en, genannt, and Von, respectively. The number in parentheses is the plate number on which the arms occur.

ESCUTCHEON - 1 - Multicolo

Argent, an eagle sable, surmounted by an escutcheon per fess gules and argent, Hall am Kocher (219).

Per fess Or and sable, on an escutcheon per fess Or and azure, a fess argent, die Pfintzing (205).

Quarterly 1st Or, a boar's head cabossed sable capped gules, 2nd azure, a griffin Or, 3rd gules, an arm embowed issuant from sinister canton proper vested argent maintaining a ring Or, 4th Or, a bull's head couped sable capped gules, overall an escutcheon per fess gules and Or, Meckhelbur (7).

Quarterly 1st per pale argent and gules, 2nd barry gules and argent, a chevron azure, 3rd gules, an anchor inverted fouled of its chain, 4th argent, a serpent ondoyant erect crowned sable, overall an escutcheon per fess argent and gules, charged with a demi-panther issuant from the line of division contourny azure, Starhemberg (33).

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