Diocese of Newcastle

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DIOCESE OF NEWCASTLE

Denomination : Anglican

Arms of Diocese of Newcastle

Official blazon

Gules, a cross between four lions rampant Or; on a chief of the last three castles triple-towered of the first.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 29, 1949.

The previous arms were recorded at the College of Arms:

Arms of Diocese of Newcastle

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

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


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