Medieval Heraldic Banner Pendant Shield Surrounded by Stars


Code: OA758E

Medieval Bronze Heraldic Banner type Pendant Shield surrounded by Stars. 12th-13th Century

27x41mm, 18.33g

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Further Research

This is a heraldic pennant flag that fits in the helmet of Patrick, the Earl of Dunbar or his destrier (war horse). Heraldic arms are “Gules, a lyon rampant argent, a border of the second of roses argent.” Most importantly, his half brother was the father of Braveheart, Sir William Wallace! Foster’s Book on English Heraldry quotes the recorded text of the Guillam Roll of Arms calling the asterisk shapes roses (they have six petals, not five (which are cinquefoils as drawn).

Sir Malcolm Wallace was father of Braveheart, sir William Wallace

Patrick de Dunbar
Birthdate: December 13, 1213
Birthplace: Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Death: August 24, 1289 (75)
Whittingehame, East Lothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:
Son of Patrick ll de Dunbar, 5th/6th Earl of Dunbar and Euphemia Dunbar
Husband of Cecile Fraser
Father of Patrick IV Dunbar, 7th/8th Earl of Dunbar, Earl of March; Ada Dunbar; John Dunbar; Alexander Dunbar and Cecilia de Dunbar
Brother of Thomas Dunbar; Ada Dunbar; Lady Graham; Agnes Dunbar; Waldeve Dunbar, Rector of Dunbar and 1 other
Half brother of Isabel de Dunbar; Sir Malcolm Wallace, Laird of Elderslie and Adam Wallace, Laird of Riccarton and Kyle

Occupation: 7th Earl of Dunbar, 6th/7th Earl of Dunbar


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