Welcome to European Heraldry. This site is designed to give a flavour of the traditions of heraldic art in Europe throughout the early years of the 17th century to the present day. Most of the illustrations created stop at the French Revolution purely for reasons of practicality. The greatest emphasis is on royal and hence national coats of arms, although in certain countries a more extensive collection is shown.
The arms are not blazoned, except in certain circumstances, but the research has been thorough and accuracy, it is hoped, has been maintained. Regular updates to this site will be added in the future.
Kingdom of Spain
An additional welcome to the new design for European Heraldry. I hope it will become easier to navigate with the new search facility and clearer graphics. The way the pages are laid out has changed somewhat but I hope this makes the browsing experience quicker and better.
I have also added new pages:
Medici Tuscany, Habsburg Tuscany, Savoy/Sardinia (Revised), Savoy Cadets (Revised), Savoy/Italy (Revised), Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (Revised), Parma (Farnese), Parma (Bourbon-Parma), Modena (d'Este), Modena (Austria-Este), Mantua (Duchy), Mantua (Guastalla), Milan, Massa and Carrara, Mirandola
Albertine Saxony (Revised), Holstein-Gottorp (Revised), Schleswig-Holstein (Revised), Hohenzollern (Brandenburg/Prussia/German Empire), Hohenzollern (Prussia/German Empire), Franconian Lands: Nuremberg/Brandenburg-Ansbach/Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Swabian Lands: Princes of Hohenzollern/Kings of Romania, Dukes of Bavaria (Revised), Electors Palatine, Palatine Cadet branches, Morganatic and Illegitimate Branches (Palatinate), Early Saxony, Saxe-Weimar, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Saxe-Eisenach, Saxe-Altenburg (Elder Line), Saxe-Jena, Saxe-Gotha, Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Saxe-Coburg (Elder Line), Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Saxe-Meiningen, Saxe-Römhild , Saxe-Eisenberg, Saxe-Hildburghausen, Saxe-Altenburg (Junior Line), Zähringen (Baden), Nassau Ottonian (Line) Revised, Nassau Walgram (Line) Revised, Württemberg (Duchy and Kingdom), Württemberg Cadets, Hesse-Kassel, Hesse-Kassel Cadets, Hesse-Darmstadt, Hesse-Darmstadt Cadets, House of Ascania - Brandenburg/Saxony, House of Ascania - Anhalt-Bernburg/Zerbst /Dessau/Köthen, Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (Revised), Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover)(Revised), Reuss (Revised), Mecklenburg (Revised)
Dillon, Barry, Yorke, Drummond (Revised), Leslie, Hobart (Revised), Douglas-Hamilton, Hamilton (Revised), Hamilton (Haddington), Gordon (Aberdeen), Murray (Stormont), Greville (Revised), Verney (Willoughby de Broke) (Revised), Ruthven, Waldergrave, Keppel, Cunningham/Conyngham, Gerard, Taylour, Loftus, Sherard (Revised), Sandys (Revised), Berkeley (Revised), Anson, Cadogan, Pepys, Bathurst, Hare, Tichborne, Napier, Philipps (Revised), Elphinstone, Mansel, Maitland, St George, Jones and Cole, Carteret, Granville