Arms of Sigismund Bathory


Prince of Transylvania 1588-1599 (1572-1613)
Blazon: Tierced in pale, I Per fess azure a demi-eagle issuant from the partition sable, armed or, langued gules, between a sun of the third and a crescent decrescent argent and or seven towers 4 and 3 gules (Transylvania); II gules in base a bull’s head caboshed, in chief a molet of five points, in base dexter a sun, and in base sinister a crescent increscent, all or (Moldavia), in chief an escutcheon crowned or, a double-headed eagle displayed sable, armed and crowned of the field, langued and charged on the breast with an escutcheon gules, three teeth fesswise in a gum palewise argent (Bathory); III per fess 1 azure an eagle rising, wings addorsed and inverted sable, armed and holding in its beak a cross pate fitchy or, in dexter chief a sun of the last, in sinister chief a crescent increscent argent (Wallachia) and 2 argent from a base vert a tree issuant between two women proper, habited azure, perched thereon an eagle close sable, wings addorsed and inverted, charged with a sun or


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