A glove-puppet is a doll attached to a simplified glove, worn over the hand and used in amusements. It is a period charge, found in German heraldry c.1400 [Neubecker 122]. For related charges, see gauntlet, human figure.
Linnet Kestrel bears: Or, a glove-puppet displayed affronty erased of a man vested of chain, helm and surcoat azure, atop the dexter arm a hen linnet close to sinister and atop the sinister arm a cock kestrel close proper.
Ismay of Giggleswick bears as a badge: A glove-puppet vested vair, faced argent, collared and wearing a jester’s cap gules.