Martello tower, photo by Erik Simpson

Heraldry in Ulysses

Charges: Animals

Stag

Textual Occurrence

Doe

Textual Occurrence

Buck

Selected Textual Occurrences: Proteus, Lotus-Eaters, Scylla and Charybdis, Oxen of the Sun

Eagle

Textual Occurrences

Lion

Textual Occurrences

Bull

Textual Occurrences

Panther

Textual Occurrences

Pard

Textual Occurrences

Lapwing

Textual Occurrences

The lapwing can be found on the arms of the Tweedy family, making it an emblem of Molly Bloom née Tweedy.

Attitude (Position of Animal)


rampant position

Rampant

passant position

Passant

sejant position

Sejant

salient position

Salient

statant position

Statant

passant regardant position

Regardant (Passant Regardant pictured here)

Textual Occurrence

Rere (heraldic spelling of "rear," often used with "regardant")

Textual Occurrences

Bird Body Positions

displayed bird body

Displayed—Selected Occurrences: Circe

close bird body

Close

rising bird body

Rising (wings addorsed and inverted)

Inanimate Charges

sun charge

Sun (in his splendour)

Lexicon entry for Sun/Son

Textual Occurrence of “in her splendour"

ship charge

Ship (lymphad, sails furled)

Selected Textual Occurrences: Proteus, Sirens

trefoil charge

Trefoil (stylized clover)

Textual Occurrence

hand charge

Red Hand of Ulster

Referenced by the Citizen when he lifts his glass to the tribal slogan "Lamh Dearg Abu" (O’Shea 72)

Textual Occurrence