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Heraldry.

of cadency. Thus the eldest son bears the same arms as his father, differenced with a label, or file, which may be either of three or five points, or lambeaux, but usually the former. Fig. 177.

The second son differences his arms with a crescent. Fig. 178.

The third son differences his arms with a mullet. Fig. 158.

The fourth son differences his arms with a martlet, which is a bird without feet or beak. Fig. 179.

The fifth son differences his arms with an annulet, or small ring. Fig. 176.

The sixth son differences his arms with a fleur-de-lys. Fig. 136.

The seventh son differences his arms with a rose. Fig. 137.

The eighth son differences his arms with a cross moline. Fig. 60.

The ninth son differences himself with a double quatrefoil. Fig. 180.