Sanem

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to: navigation, search
Luxembourg.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Luxembourg
Luxembourg.jpg

SANEM

Armoiries de Sanem

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 31, 1971.

The area historically was a possession of the Lords of Soleuvre and the Lords of Salem, who both used a black lion in a silver field, sometimes armed red, sometimes not. In the new arms the two lions are show, with a golden field for the lion of Soleuvre, as the larger part of the territory belonged to the Lords of Soleuvre. The bordure represents the other two villages in the municipality, the wheels for the village of Belvaux, the spades Ehlerange. Belvaux is an industrial village, whereas Ehlerange is a mainly agricultural village.


Powered by Onecom.jpg

Literature : Loutsch, J-C. et al.; Armorial communal du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Fisch, Luxembourg, 1989, 331 p.


Help maintaining Heraldry of the World !

Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.