That the mantlings of all other people shall be of the livery colours.
The royal cognizance or the crest, on a helmet of mantlings, and ensigned with a crown, is a lion sejant affront gu.
A most hieroglyphical title, and sufficient to have supplied the mantlings and atchievements of the family!
By what rules the colours of the mantlings were decided in early times it is impossible to say.
Of these, in ten instances the mantlings are plainly continuations of the crests, being "feathered" or in unison.
Nineteen more of the mantlings are of the principal colour of the arms, the majority (eighteen) of these being lined with ermine.
There are a few cases amongst the Garter plates in which badges are plainly and unmistakably depicted upon the mantlings.
In fact the relegation of peers to the ordinary livery colours for their mantlings is, in England, quite a modern practice.
That the mantlings of all other arms matriculated before 1890 shall be of gules and argent.