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Heraldry

Photographs

The following link shows photographs of Horsman Coats of Arms taken in different churches.

Photographs

What the Coats of Arms Looked Like

The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, published in 1884 by Burke,  has several entries for the Horsman / Horseman families.

Fellow Guild of One Name Studies member, Derrick Watson has kindly provided ‘schematic’ interpretations as to what they could possibly look like.

Coats of Arms


Barnacle

A common feature on several of these is the Barnacle.  This was an instrument used by Farriers to curb horses, and was clamped onto the horses nose to hold it.

A word of warning - these links may take a little while to load as there are lots of images - so please don’t give up.