Diocese of Växjö
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DIOCESE OF VÄXJÖ
Denomination : Lutheran
I rött tre avhuggna, tonsurerade manshuvuden av silver, ordnade två och ett.
The Coat of Arms is based on the oldest diocesean Chapter Seal from 1292. It symbolises Unaman, Sunaman and Vinaman nephews of the Missionary Bishop Sigfrid. They where martyred by beheading at Växjö.
Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992
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