Arms of Trécor, France

Blazon: Azure a lymphad argent

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Military objects used as heraldic charges

 From Inquiries into the Origin and Process of the Science of Heraldry in England by James Dallaway, p454

Left to right (click on the names for more examples of each charge):

The escarbuncle. While its origin is not certain, it is believed to have been a way of reinforcing wooden shields. It is probably best known as the badge of Henry II of England, taken from the ancient arms of the French region of Anjou.

The helmet, while most often seen as a component of complete achievements, does occasionally appear by itself as a charge.

The pheon was an ancient dart head. Although its shape and function are similar to the arrowhead, the pheon is barbed.

It is however curious to observe, that many who are intirely [sic] ignorant of heraldry can produce their coat of arms preserved either upon furniture or seals, without being able to give any account by whom, or at what time, they were first invented or assumed.

-From Inquiries into the Origin and Process of the Science of Heraldry in England by James Dallaway, p452