NAME: Iron-hearted Angels.
PRIMARCH: Sanguinius, via the Flesh Tearers' lineage.
FOUNDING: The Third Founding (M32) is claimed. The 21st (M36) is the earliest for which there is evidence of their existence.
SYMBOL: A silver heart on a red field, with four golden rays extending from the center, like sparks from a forge. Previously, the symbol had a golden heart on a silver field, with four red rays extending from the center, like a fountain of blood.
COLORS: Silver with blood-red gauntlets. Previously, the colors were blood-red with silver gauntlets.
BATTLE CRY: "Purge the corruption!" Previously, Chaplains said, "Give us your cowards, your weaklings, your massed hordes yearning to free their souls!" and the brethren answered, "Our blood will cleanse them of their sins!"
The Iron-hearted Angels demonstrate how far Sanguinius' sons may stray from the Primarch's example. Originally named the "Bleeding-hearted Angels," and famed for their compassion towards Imperial citizens, they