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3: Eadwine the Younger -New Device

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Per bend Or and azure, on a bottle-shaped calabash argent conjoined in chief to an elm leaf bendwise vert, a domino mask in chief sable

Supporting documentatino for a calabash as a charge, to fulfill the criteria set forth in SENA A2B2b:

The calabash, better known now as the bottle gourd, was a well known gourd used throughout period for a variety of uses in Europe and beyond.

Images of these gourds, including the variation used (which is seen best in image D) are found in the Tacinum Sanitatis manuscripts, a Latin translation of an 11th Century Arabic manuscript created in 14th Century Italy. Source for this information as well as the illustrations below can be found in Annals of Botany, Volume 103, Issue 8, June 2009, pages 1187-1205:

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