Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham

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DIOCESE OF SOUTHWELL AND NOTTINGHAM (until 2005 Diocese of Southwell)

Denomination : Anglican

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham

Official blazon

Sable, three fountains proper; a chief Or, thereon a pale azure charged with a representation of the Virgin Mary seated bearing the Infant Christ Or, between on the dexter side a stag lodged proper and on the sinister two staves raguly crossed vert.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 27, 1884.

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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