This excellent Coat of Arms project is great for a unit on the Middle Ages or for a back-to-school "get to know each other activity"! Included is a directions page that gives the historical background of Coats of Arms and heraldry, as well as simple instructions for students on how to create a Coat of Arms. Next is a fantastic printable Coat of Arms template to use in class and a rubric to help with grading. Your students will love making these!
Dering Roll, c. The Dering Roll is the oldest English roll of arms surviving in its original form. It was made between 81270 and 1280 and contains the coat of arms of 324 knights, starting with two illegitimate children of King John.
rare century Gold sundial and compass ring, possibly German. The hinged oval bezel designed as a seal and engraved with a coat of arms, opening to reveal a sundial and compass, on a plain gold hoop, dimensions of bezel
$ Teach your students about Medieval Coat of Arms with this activity. Students will learn about the parts of a coat of arms and then label two different coat of arms. The activity concludes with having students create either a coat of arms or shield elements.