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.


Argent, a gonfannon gules, Böblingen (226), Montfort (15).

Argent, a soldier proper statant atop a base vert, maintaining an escutcheon azure charged with an eagle Or, and a banner gules charged with a cross argent, Bamberg (220).

Azure, a square pennant bendwise quarterly gules and argent, hafted Or, Würtzburg (220).

Azure, issuant from a helm affronty argent, three flags gules, argent, and Or, die Schaden (188).

Gules, a gonfannon Or, Herrenberg (225), Tübingen (14).

Gules, two tilting lances in saltire Or pennanted argent, von Mücheln (159).

Or, a gonfannon gules, Tübingen (225).

Per fess gules and azure, a candelabrum Or, each arm maintaining a flag per fess azure and argent, von Krage (151).

Quarterly 1st and 4th per fess indented gules and argent, 2nd and 3rd azure, a pennon bendwise Or, Würtzburg (9).

Quarterly 1st and 4th sable, an eagle Or, 2nd and 3rd gules, eight banners four and four in saltire Or hafted sable, overall an escutcheon azure charged with a fess Or between six lozenges argent, von Schwendi (25).

Sable, a gonfannon argent, die Eberhardt (54).

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