Canum

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CANUM

State : Niedersachsen
District (Kreis) : Aurich (until 1976 Norden)
Incorporated into : 1972 Krummhörn

Wappen von Canum

Official blazon

(de)

Origin/meaning

The arms show a monogram of Goergius Apoprtanus, one of the North-German church reformers, who was a pastor in Canum for 32 years before his death in 1584. The eagle-wings are derived from the arms of the Allena family, who played a major role in the history of Canum.


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Literature : Leiner, K. : Panorama Norden. Norden, 1972.


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