A golden wyvern is believed to have been the symbol of the medieval kingdom of WessexA wyvern /ˈwaɪvərn/, sometimes spelled wivern, is alegendary winged creature with a dragon's head, which may be said to breathe fire or possess a venomous bite, a reptilian body, two legs (sometimes none), and a barbed tail. A sea-dwelling variant, termed the sea-wyvern, has a fish tail in place of a barbed dragon's tail. The wyvern in its various forms is important to heraldry, frequently appears as a…
The Arms of Llewellyn The two principal Welsh kingdoms were those of Gwynedd, in the north, and Deheubarth in the south. Of these, the most successful, and the last, finally, to fall, was that of Gwynedd.
The coat of arms used by the Romanian Armed Forces (Ministry of War). After World War I, Transylvania, Bessarabia, Banat, and Bukovina united with the Kingdom of Romania. As a result, the symbols representing the new territories were added to the coat of arms.
I've just discovered Alfred The Great in my Family Tree... For a life-long Anglophile this is massive. You may all refer to me as "Kathryn of Wessex" now... LoL.. btw.. This is the Wessex Family Crest.