Arms of Congleton Town Council, England

Granted 1967

Blazon: Sable on water in base barry wavy argent and azure, between two conger eels hauriant a tun of the second, thereupon a lion statant guardant or

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a demi-bear muzzled proper with the chain reflexed over the back and supporting a garb or

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Supporters: On the dexter a wolf rampant argent, on the sinister a lion rampant purpre armed and langued or, each gorged with a chain pendant therefrom two keys in saltire of the last

Motto: Sit tibi sancta cohors comitum (To thee be the band of comrades dedicated)


Arms of Andorf, Austria

Granted 1951

Blazon: Per pale I per fess i or a demi-wolf rampant issuant from the partition line gules armed argent and ii vert a bend wavy of the third, II paly of four of the last and the second


Arms of John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern

Duke of Étampes 1576*

Blazon: Per quarterly I and IV sable a lion rampant crowned or, armed and langued gules (Brabant), II and III lozengy in bend azure and argent (Bavaria)

*This was a ceremonial title given to John Casimir by Henry III as a reward for his support for the king. He kept the duchy for a few months before it returned to the crown.


Arms of Narón, Spain

Granted 1984

Blazon: Per fess I per pale or five shacklebolts in saltire azure and the second two keys palewise interlaced in the bows and addorsed of the first; II of the second two stalks of wheat in saltire surmounted by an anchor argent


Arms of Rheinfelden, Germany

Granted 1912

Blazon: Or a lion rampant gules, in the sinister paw a flower of the last, slipped and leaved proper


A Gentleman or a Nobleman is he, which is known, and through the heroical virtues of his life, talked of in every man’s mouth.

– From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586), p4