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An interesting trend is developing around the globe. As the world surges forward into the 21st century, and we find ourselves immersed in the constant advances of technology, people throughout the world are searching for a life with more meaning, and are trying to learn more about their past. Recognizing their family name through the purchase of an official Family Coat of Arms, Family Crest, Family Name History or other authentic Heraldry gift helps many people fulfill that need.
Coats of Arms
A Coat of Arms, sometimes referred to as a Family Crest, is an time-honored, graphical display of your family name history. Displaying an authentic Coat of Arms is a tradition that has stood the test of time dating back over 800 years. Displaying a Coat of Arms or Family Crest item will provide a greater sense of purpose for you and all of your family members, while strengthening family ties and unity. Displaying an official Coat of Arms, Family Crest, Heraldry, Surname, Genealogy, or Family History item serves as a constant reminder to the bearers of that name that they have a direct responsibility to uphold the honor and tradition of their family name.
Family Name Histories
A Family Name History displays important and interesting information regarding the origin of the family name, such as how the name was derived, the original Country of Origin, and in many cases shows important historical figures that carried your family name, and how they helped shape the world in which we live.
Displaying an authentic Family Name History, Family Crest, Surname Plaque, or other Coat of Arms product will help give your family a sense of purpose, and will help your family members take pride in their family and what their family stands for.
Historically, armorial bearings were first used by feudal knights and lords in the 12th century on battle fields as a way of identifying enemy from allied soldiers. As the uses for heraldic designs grew, others who never would march in battle began to assume arms for themselves. Initially, those closest to the knights and lords adopted arms, such as persons employed as squires that would be in common contact with the armorial devices. Then priests and other dignities adopted coats of arms, usually to be used as seals and other such insignia, and then cities and towns to likewise authenticate and seal documents. Eventually by the 13th century, peasants, commoners and burghers were adopting heraldic devices. The widespread assumption of coat of arms led some states to regulate heraldry within their borders. However, in most of continental Europe and America, citizens freely adopted armorial bearings with no rules.
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