Diocese of Winchester

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Denomination : Anglican

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Winchester

Official blazon

Gules, two keys, endorsed and conjoined at the bows, in bend, wards in chief, the uppermost Or, the lower argent, a sword, the point in chief, interposed between them in bend sinister of the third, pomel and hilt gold.


The arms were recorded at the College of Arms.

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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