His arms and those of the king are colored on their respective "tabards."
He was preceded by four javelin-men, and followed by two heralds in their tabards.
The bows, quivers, and tabards were concealed among the gorse, and the two bands set resolutely forward.
The heralds in their tabards were marvellous to behold, and a nod from Rouge Croix gave me the keenest gratification.
The trumpeters put on their tabards, "of the Admiral's colours," and blew points of war as they sailed into action.
They were distinguished by collars and tabards, and often employed on messages, during which their persons were sacred.
There presently came from out of the gate—Horse Guards with their trumpets, and a company of heralds with their tabards.
In front rode three heralds with tabards of the ermine of Brittany, blowing loudly upon silver trumpets.
Behind these came two pursuivants-at-arms in tabards, and following them a party of a dozen more bannerets and barons.