And in my opinion this Gentleman, whose gentry consisteth barely, upon the King’s grant, may be called (as Pegius* hath taught me) a Gentleman, of paper and wax.

From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586), p61

*Perhaps Dr. Martin Pegius, a German legal scholar (b. 1560)

Arms of Asparn an der Zaya, Austria

In use since 1512

Blazon: Gules issuant from a mount in base an aspen tree proper between two cradles with children nimbed* argent; in chief an escutcheon of the last, a pale chequy sable and or

*This charge is consistent across all depictions of these arms that I have found; however, I can find no information on what it is actually supposed to depict.

Arms of Ipswich Borough Council, England

Granted 1561

Blazon: Per pale gules a lion rampant or armed and langued azure and of the last three demi-ships* argent

Crest: On a wreath or and gules a demi-lion rampant of the second supporting a triple-masted ship sails furled sable

Supporters: Two sea-horses azure finned or

Mantling: Gules lined argent (?)

*Probably taken from arms of Cinque Ports