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Civic heraldry of France - Armorial de France
Département : Pas-de-Calais
The arms were granted on November 20, 1952.
The lower half of the arms shows the arms of the Lalaing family, with a label to indicate a branch of the family. The Lalaing family ruled the area from 1386-1475 and again from 1490-1574.
The chief shows a water mill wheel, symbol of the local development and industry, and two sheep, for the local agriculture.
Literature : Bouchet et al, 1994