Knot: Lacy knot

Lacy knot (Period)

Lacy knot (Period)

The “Lacy knot” is one of the oldest knot badges,¬†found as early as c.1195 on the counterseal of Roger de Lacy, constable of Chester [Harvey and McGuinness, A Guide to British Medieval Seals, p.52]; the knot is found in carvings at Whalley Abbey, Lancashire in 1296 (built by Earl Henry de Lasci).

Rhiannon of Camrose bears:  Per pale vert and purpure, three Lacy knots Or.

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