Similar to a banner, but with the addition of a triangular point, charged with arms, and borne before knight bachelors. It is often flown from the tip of a lance.
Related term(s): Banner; Arms (Heraldry); Knight-bachelor; Lance; Standard; Pencel
Category: Military - General
Last modified: 10.07.05
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 421.