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Heraldry is the profession, study, or art of creating, granting, and blazoning arms and ruling on questions of rank or protocol, as exercised by an officer of arms. Heraldry comes from Anglo-Norman herald, from the Germanic compound harja-waldaz, "army commander"...
, a Cross fleury
) is a cross adorned at the ends with flowers, generally with Fleur-de-lis
The fleur-de-lis or fleur-de-lys is a stylized lily or iris that is used as a decorative design or symbol. It may be "at one and the same time, political, dynastic, artistic, emblematic, and symbolic", especially in heraldry...
Trefoil is a graphic form composed of the outline of three overlapping rings used in architecture and Christian symbolism...
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In early armory it is not consistently distinguished from the cross patonce