14th Century Zurich Roll of Arms (peacocks)
Written by Margaret Odrowaz-Sypniewska


the original Habsburg
arms were or, a lion
rampant gules.


George Truchsess von Waldburg (d. 1467) had the same shield (three lions sable). His bronze effigy can be found in St. Peter's Church in Bad Waldsee in Wurtemberg, Austria.


The arms of the Schaler family (Basle): "Gules, a bend of lozenges argent."

Back to the Medieval Helms and Crests (peacocks)
Peacock Arms from the Minnesinger songbooks
Peacocks in Heraldry and Lore


Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles. Heraldry: A Pictorial Archive For Artists & Designers. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1001.

Fox-Davies, A.C. A Complete Guide to Heraldry. England: Bonanza Books, 1985, 247.

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