Origin of bordure
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The bordure (Fig. 210) occurs both as a charge and as a mark of difference.
This happens with the bordure when it is a part of the original coat of arms.
The counterseal to this is square, representing a griffin segreant, not in a shield at all, but surrounded by a bordure.The Dates of Variously-shaped Shields|George Grazebrook
They are derived from the College Shield, which in heraldic language is sable a crescent ermines with a bordure ermines.
The shield itself (duly granted by the Heralds' College, 1575), comprises both their Coats with a blue and silver bordure.