And Yet Another Armigerous Saint

The arms of St. Robert Bellarmine, SJ (feast day Sept. 17) who was a Cardinal Priest of the Holy Roman Church in the title of Santa Prassede.

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3 thoughts on “And Yet Another Armigerous Saint

  1. Mike

    Why is the galero tilted and the tassels off-kilter? Is it significant in meaning or an artists’ flair?

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    1. guyselvester Post author

      That is the way the artist chose to depict it. Heraldry is an art as well as a science. Presenting the heraldic achievement in exactly the same way every time gets, frankly, boring. Some artists choose to vary the presentation from time to time.

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