An achievement (or armorial achievement or heraldic achievement) in heraldry is a full display of all the heraldic components to which the bearer of a coat of arms is entitled. It can include not only the coat of arms itself, but also: the crest; a torse; mantling; the appropriate helm, coronet or crown; the supporters (who may or may not be depicted on a compartment); the motto; and in some cases the symbol of an order.
 See also
- Planche, J.R., Pursuivant of Arms, 1851, p.xx
- Boutell, Charles & Charles Fox-Davies, Arthur (1914), The handbook to English heraldry, Reeves & Turner, p. 100, "Achievement, or Achievement of Arms. Any complete composition of Arms."
- "What is an Achievement?". http://www.antirheralds.org: An Tir College of Heralds. Archived from the original on 20 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-16. "An 'achievement' is a full formal display of a coat of arms."
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