Medieval Glossary

Rampant Regardant

In heraldry, a variation of rampant. Ramapant regardant is an epithet applied to a lion or other beast of prey when placed erect on the two hind legs, with only one of the fore legs elevated and the head turned backward.

Related term(s): Heraldry; Rampant; Rampant Gardant; Counter-rampant; Charge (Heraldry); Escutcheon
Category: Heraldry
Added: 07.04.06
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 473.


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