Origin of tressure
Examples from the Web for tressure
Within this border is a representation of the full coat-of-arms of Scotland—a lion rampant, within a tressure flory counter-flory.Royal English Bookbindings|Cyril Davenport
Two instances are known in which the decoration of the tressure has differed from the usual conventional fleurs-de-lis.
Here the tressure was gules, as in the Royal arms, although the field on which it was placed was vert.
In 1471 there was a curious attempt of the Scottish Parliament to displace the tressure.
This augmentation has been interpreted as a golden scocheon with the demi-lion within the Scottish tressure.