Near the head of the lance is a gonfanon the fly of which is split into long tails.
A gonfanon blue and white with a shield of the royal arms surrounded by a garter powdered with a golden fleurs de lis.
I shall only add that the banner was sometimes called the gonfanon.
He bore the gonfanon boldly, high aloft in the breeze, and rode by the duke, going wherever he went.
Another variety of feudal standard, differing from either the bannire or the pennon, was the gonfanon.
Seeing that the original has gonfanon, it is clear that Chaucer wrote gonfanoun, riming with renoun.
No sign of the cross now remains in the painting, but in the sculpture it is plainly visible at the head of this gonfanon.
Originally this ensign was called a gonfanon, the combination of two Teutonic words, signifying war and a standard.
As they sat upright upon their horses the tails of the gonfanon reached down to their hands or even to their feet.