Arms of Brand, Austria

Brand

(Vorarlberg)

Granted 1961

Blazon: Per bend rayonée argent and gules

These arms are fairly straightforward: the rayonée partition line mimics fire (Brand in German), making these canting arms

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Arms of Nicholas Malmains

Malmains

From the Dering Roll (c. 1270-1300)

Blazon: Gules three dexter hands erect in pale argent

This representation does not have the charges in the correct position; in order to be in pale, they should form a vertical line down the center of the shield, like the ordinary. Alternatively, the blazon may be incorrect; it may be attempting to describe the charges as “in pile.”

Arms of Corby Borough Council, England

Corby Borough Council

Granted 1958

Blazon: Gules a cross patonce between four oak leaves each enfiled by a ducal coronet or

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a raven wings addorsed and displayed sable, beaked, membered, gorged with a ducal coronet, and chained or, the dexter claw resting on a gad of steel proper

Mantling: Gules lined or

Motto: Deeds not words