Knot: Hungerford knot; Dacre knot

Hungerford (or Dacre) knot (Period)

Hungerford (or Dacre) knot (Period)

The “Hungerford knot”  or “Dacre knot” is sometimes found alone, but is usually found binding other charges together, as in the badge of Lord Dacre of Gilsland, c.1520 [Walden 239].

Magdalena Hungerford bears:  Per saltire vert and Or, a Hungerford knot counterchanged.

Brigid Findlater bears:  Argent, on a bend azure four Hungerford knots palewise Or.

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