Diocese of Blackburn

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DIOCESE OF BLACKBURN

Denomination : Anglican

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Blackburn

Official blazon

Arms : Per fesse gules and Or, two keys in saltire wards downwards argent in chief and a rose barbed ans seeded proper in base

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 19, 1927.

The arms combine the crossed keys of St. Peter with the rose of Lancashire, where the diocese is situated.


Literature : Image from Wikipedia


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