Wheel, (fr. roue): the more frequent charge is the Katherine-wheel, the instrument of the martyrdom of S.Katherine, represented as in the arms of BELVOIR.
Azure, a Katherine-wheel or–BELVOIR, co. Lincoln; also WYTHERTON.
Argent, a Katherine-wheel between two columns or; in chief a regal crown proper; in base an axe argent, handled of the second, lying fessways, the blades downwards[S.Katherine with her wheel is the crest of the same Company]–TURNERS’ COMPANY, [Inc. 1604].
Gules, a Katherine-wheel or–S.KATHERINE’S HALL, Cambridge, [founded 1475].
Per fesse gules and azure; in chief a sword barwise argent, hilt and pomel to the dexter side or; in base a demi-Katherine-wheel of the last divided fessways, the circular part towards the chief–S.KATHERINE’S HOSPITAL, London.
Azure, a Katherine-wheel with a Cross Calvary projecting from it in chief argent–Augustinian Nunnery, FLIXTON, Suffolk.
Azure, two bars or, in chief a Katherine-wheel between as many buglehorns argent–MERTINS, Lord Mayor of London.
Gules, three bars argent, on a chief azure three Katherine-wheels or–LEPTON, co. York.
Argent, on a chief azure two Katherine-wheels of the first–WHEELER, co. Salop.
Azure, a sword argent, between three Katherine-wheels or–BAYLE.
D’azur, à trois roues de Sainte Catherine d’or–CATHERINE, Bourgoyne.
Gules, a wheel of eight spokes or–MARTEJOYS.
Gules, a fesse between three cart-wheels or–CARRINGTON, co. York.
Gules, a chevron between three wheels or; on a chief argent an axe lying fessways proper–WHEELWRIGHTS’ Company, [Inc. 1670].
Azure, a horse argent, bridled gules, between three wheels or–MORCRAFT.
Or, a camel statant sable, between three half-wheels azure; on a chief of the third a wheel argent enclosed by two bezants–John WHEELER, Stoke, Surrey, 1543. [From Glover's Ordinary.]
Argent, a wheel or, vert between the spokes–LLES AP COEL.
Azure, a wheel of a watermill or; on a canton of augmentation the royal badge of England and Scotland, viz. the rose and thistle conjoined palewise proper–DE MOLINE, Ambassador from the Doge of Venice, temp. King James.