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The Original question is based on a small sample of Western or partially westernized European kingdoms existing after the invention of coats of arms. Has the original questioner looked up the coats of arms of the kingdoms of: Scotland England Gwynedd & principality of Wales Mann Ireland Norway Sweden Denmark Iceland Goths Wends Portugal Galicia (in ...


The Order of the White Eagle was ordained by King Władysław (Vladistas) in 1325, instituted on the occasion of his son Casimir's marriage. Ensign: a white eagle, crowned. To this order belonged both noble Poles and Russians [Lexicon Tetraglotton (1660)]. In 1705, Augustus, Elector of Saxony and King of Poland, revived the order. From 1705, many important ...

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