Maunch

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Fox-Davies (1909), fig. 539.

A maunch (French manche "sleeve") is a heraldic charge representing a (detachable) lady's sleeve, originally representing part of the wardrobe in 13th to 14th-century fashion.

The charge is comparatively frequent in early (13th to 14th century) heraldry, but becomes unfamiliar in classical heraldry of the Early Modern period. Examples of this charge:

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