- the tincture red.
- of the tincture red: a lion gules.
Origin of gules
Examples from the Web for gules
Contemporary Examples of gules
Per Pale means that the Shield is divided vertically with one half blue (Azure) and the other half red (Gules).William and Kate's New Conjugal Coat of Arms
September 27, 2013
Historical Examples of gules
The arms of Eustace were: Gules, on a chief argent, a label azure.Shakespeare's Family
Mrs. C. C. Stopes
Gules told her that I was Fitzstultz's favourite of the whole regiment; and, Gad!The Book of Snobs
William Makepeace Thackeray
Crest; a dragon's sinister wing, argent, charged with a cross, gules.Memorials of Old London
The arms of Huntercombe were ermine, two bars gemells, gules.Life of Sir William Wallace of Elderslie, Vol, II (of II)
John D. Carrick
The arms of the Devonshire Killigrews are gules, three mascles on.Cornish Worthies, Volume 2 (of 2)
Walter H. Tregellas
- heraldry red
Word Origin for gules
Word Origin and History for gules
"red," in heraldic descriptions, c.1300, from Old French goules "neckpiece of (red) fur," plural of gole, guele "throat," from Latin gula "throat" (see gullet).