Bayonne

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BAYONNE

Département : Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Armoiries de Bayonne

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The tower in the arms symbolises the fortifications in the city, the lion is the symbol of the power to defend the fortress. The meaning of the oak trees I don't know. The sea indicates that the city is a harbour town. The fleur-de-lis is the symbol of the French Kings and the old arms of France.

Blason de Bayonne

The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932
Blason de Bayonne

The arms on a tobacco card by Laurens


Literature : Image taken from La banque du blason( with permission)


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