Origin of fess1
Examples from the Web for fesse
Grimston bore “Silver a fesse sable and thereon three molets silver pierced gules.”
In early blazon, a fesse dancett is styled simply a dancette or a danse.
Odingseles bore “Silver a fesse gules with a molet gules in the quarter.”
Grand Quarters,—az., five fusils conjoined in fesse or, for Percy ancient.
Some families of Mascall bear barry of eight, others fleur-de-lis and a bordure, and the family of Mascule, a fesse.The Curiosities of Heraldry|Mark Antony Lower