per saltire?

 
Grumpy John
 
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Grumpy John
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18 October 2010 16:04
 

Two quick questions, please.

First, if you have two main charges overlaying each other cross-ways, is it correct to describe them as “per saltire”?

 

Second, what would be the correct way to display on an achievement a collar or chain of office?

 
Kenneth Mansfield
 
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18 October 2010 16:51
 

"Per saltire" is a division; you are thinking of "in saltire".

Typically you’d see the chain laid out in circular fashion behind the shield so that the sides and bottom are showing and any pendant is hanging below the bottom of the shield.