hawks bell

The Hawk’s bell is a small bell attached to the collar of a hawk, spherical and clearly different to the church bell. A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Hawk bell In addition to showing an affection for the hunt, Wade suggests that it also symbolises someone “not afraid to advertise their presence”. The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P76