Diocese of Liverpool
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DIOCESE OF LIVERPOOL
Denomination : Anglican
Argent, an eagle rising sable, beaked and legged and a glory round the head Or, holding in the dexter claw an inkhorn proper; a chief per pale azure and gules charged on the dexter side with an open book Or inscribed in letters sable "Thy Word is Truth" and on the sinister side an ancient ship with three masts, sails furled, also Or.
The arms were officially granted on July 17, 1882.
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