seals head

Water creatures in great variety abound in Heraldry, many different species inhabit coats of arms Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P150 The actual creature used in the coat of arms may be some play-on-words or allusion to the family name. Boutell’s Heraldry, J.P. Brooke-Little, Warne, (revised Edition) London 1970, P 79 The seals head is an example of these, although any meaning to be associated is not known.