What are gules?

Gules

In heraldry, gules ( /ˈɡjuːlz/) is the tincture with the colour red, and belongs to the class of dark tinctures called "colours". In engraving, it is sometimes depicted as a region of vertical lines or else marked with gu. as an abbreviation.

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Le Mesnil-Lieubray - Heraldry
... The arms of Le Mesnil-Lieubray are blazoned Quarterly 1 Gules, a bunch of grapes slipped and lived Or 2 Azure, a saw blade argent 3 Azure, 2 barrulets ...
Gules - Etymology
... The term "gules" derives from the Old French word goules, literally meaning "throats" (related to the English gullet modern French gueules), but also used to refer to a fur neckpiece, usually made ... system Hatching system Metals Argent Or Colours Azure Gules Purpure Sable Vert Furs Ermine Vair Stains Murrey Sanguine Tenné Others Bleu celeste Carnation Cendrée Orange ...
Coat Of Arms Of The Crown Of Aragon - Heraldic Description
... The blazon of the arms is Or, four pallets of gules ... These pallets of gules are commonly named in popular usage and culture as the "red bars" or the "four bars" ... Barcelona is the same or three pallets gules, the arms of the King of Majorca are those of Aragon, with the coat of arms of James II, King of Majorca being or ...
Sir Lachlan Maclean, 12th Baronet - Heraldry
... argent, a rock gules, 2nd, argent, a dexter hand fessewise couped gules holding a cross-crosslet fitchée in pale azure, 3rd, Or, a lymphad, oars in saltire, and sails furled, sable, flagged gules, 4th argent, a ...
Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 10th Baronet - Heraldry
... Crest A tower embattled argent Torse Gules doubled argent Helm A helmet befitting his degree Escutcheon Quarterly, 1st, argent a rock gules 2nd, argent, a dexter hand fesswise couped ...