Staple (Period)

Staple (Period)

A staple is a fastener for holding loose items firmly to a surface; it’s a squared-off U-shape, with the ends pointed.  It is found in the canting arms of Stapelton, temp. Henry VI [Bedingfeld 61].  The staple’s points are to base by default.  See also crampon, nail.

The Order of the Golden Staple, of the Barony of Rowany, bears:  Per pale vert and gules, a staple Or.

Steffan von Urwald bears:  Sable, a staple argent.

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