Cross: Latin

Latin cross (Period)

Latin cross (Period)

The “Latin cross” is also called a “long cross” or a “Passion cross” [Parker 160].  It’s simply a cross couped with the lower limb elongated.  It’s found in the arms of Cardinal Isidorus, c.1550 [BSB Cod.Icon 267:193].

Caedmon Wilson bears:  Argent, three Latin crosses azure.

Faílenn inghean Mheanmain bears:  Quarterly vert and argent, two Latin crosses in bend Or.

This entry was posted on January 9, 2014, in . Bookmark the permalink.