[ANSTHRLD] Striking contourny vs. striking to sinister

Melissa Barton m.alanebarton at gmail.com
Fri May 6 12:01:29 PDT 2011

I'm still a newbie to the armory side of heraldry, so I apologize if this is
a really basic question. I wasn't able to readily find an answer.

Is there an actual blazonry difference between a hawk striking contourny and
a hawk striking to sinister or are these terms synonymous?

In service,

Leonor Ruiz de Lison

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