Banners of Saints. Flags smaller than standards, and not slit at the extremity.
contain the royal arms.
much larger and longer than banners, and slit at the extremity. A standard has no armorial bearings.
A small flag with the loose end cleft like a <. Pennant.
A small triangular flag.
much smaller than standards; rounded at the extremity, and charged with arms. Bannerols,
banners of great width, representing alliances and descents.
small flags shaped like the vanes on pinnacles.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894