The theow, or thoye, is a rare monster resembling a mastiff or wolf, but with cloven hooves and a bovine muzzle and tail. It was used as a badge by Sir Thomas Cheney c.1560 [Dennys 161]. The theow does not seem to have a default posture; the illustration shows a theow rampant.
Fedora Phelan bears: Pily bendy sinister vert and argent, a theow rampant pean.
Æthelwulf Stealcere bears: Gules, a theow rampant and on a chief embattled argent four trilliums gules, barbed vert, seeded Or.
Eric of Nord Broc bears: Pean, a theow rampant and issuant from base a demi-sun argent.