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In modern English cadency, the difference of the second son, or house.

The first crosslet is charged with an annulet, probably as a mark of cadency.

The Mounteneys further difference their common arms, for Cadency, after this manner.

This point will be treated more fully under "Marks of Cadency."

Shakespeare's son-in-law bore the talbots' heads only, which may merely have been a mark of cadency.

The martlet is the appropriate “difference” or mark of cadency for the fourth son.

I must be content to illustrate these various forms of Cadency with a few examples only.

The rule is also disregarded entirely as regards augmentations and Scottish cadency bordures.

When any charge, ordinary, or mark of cadency surmounts a single object, that object is termed "debruised" by that ordinary.

In England, crests are theoretically subject to marks of cadency and difference.

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