Dering Roll, c. 1270-1280. The Dering Roll is the oldest English roll of arms surviving in its original form. It was made between 1270 and 1280 and contains the coat of arms of 324 knights, starting with two illegitimate children of King John.
Heraldry is a dingbat font that pays hommage to the coats of arms worn by families throughout Europe. Thanks to this font, you will be able to rapidly compose your own coat of arms by choosing your symbols, your shield and your decorative flourishes. So let your ideas flow and build your new tribe!
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!