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<span class="Apple-style-span">In <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heraldry" title="Heraldry">heraldry</a> and <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vexillology" title="Vexillology">vexillology</a>, a <strong>charge</strong> is an image occupying the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field_(heraldry)" title="Field (heraldry)">field</a> on an <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escutcheon_(heraldry)" title="Escutcheon (heraldry)">escutcheon</a> (or shield).  This is different from the symbol to the left and right of the field, these are supporters and should be typed as Heraldic Supporter.</span>

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