The Rondmons Armorial

The Armorial is the directory of all the unique titles and coats of arms of the Order of the Knights of Rondmons.

Explanations of the coats of arms used in the Armorial

  • The coat of arms is an integral part of the name of chivalry .

  • A knighthood is made up of three words (Family-Branch-Patronym).
    Example: de La Tour Smalt d'Armor

  • The Rondmons Armorial perfectly respects the rules of heraldry. His coats of arms are designed with a clean line and are instantly recognizable. It is the only collection of its kind in the world, and is deposited with the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF - Dépôt légal DLE-20170427-25232), the Bibliothèque nationale suisse (BN) and the Archives de l'Etat de Fribourg (CH AEF carton 408.24 et 408.25). Read a press article on the subject

  • A waiver may be granted for the family name or coat-of-arms. See chapter on derogations.
  • No two coats of arms or knighthoods are alike. Each is unique in the world and is protected by a notarial deed. The Foundation's primary aim is to protect its coats of arms and titles.

  • The blazon, together with the name associated with it, is confirmed when the application is registered with a view to acquiring a title.
  • The blazons above show possible combinations of blazons with their proper names. After confirmation, each coat-of-arms is manually processed and vectorized to give it balance. As a result, there are sometimes a few differences from the basic computerized visual.

  • You'll be able to view all possible combinations of blazons directly before confirming your choice when you're on the interface specially designed for this purpose.

  • Once you have acquired a title, you can registerif you wish, in the the Armorial des Chevaliers which is the register of titles awarded.