|Heraldry of the World (Wappen der Welt)|
|Civic heraldry of Germany - Deutsche Wappen|
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.
Literature : Leiner, K. : Panorama Norden. Norden, 1972.
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