Arms of William I (the Silent) of Nassau, Prince of Orange 1533-1584; held office 1544-1584

Blazon: Per quarterly, I azure bilette a lion rampant crowned or, armed and langued gules; II or a lion rampant guardant gules, armed, langued, and crowned azure; III gules a fess argent; IV gules two lions passant or; overall in the fess point an escutcheon per quarterly i and iv gules a bend or, ii and iii or a hunting-horn azure stringed gules; all surmounted by an escutcheon chequy of nine pieces or and azure.

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