Diocese of Liverpool

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DIOCESE OF LIVERPOOL

Denomination : Anglican

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Liverpool

Official blazon

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.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on July 17, 1882.

I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !


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Literature : Image from Wills's Arms of the Bishopric.


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