Arms of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, England

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council

Granted 1974

Blazon: Per pale indented argent and gules, on a chief or three torteaux, the center charged with a cinquefoil pierced ermine, the others charged with a mascle of the third

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a dragon gules preying on a boar passant argent

Supporters: On either side a ram reguardant sable, armed or

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Motto: Post proelia concordia (After the battle, peace)

Notwithstanding, this courtesy, hath the law of Arms, or rather but custom showed in this case, that if a Gentle-woman of blood or coat-armor, marryeth a husband wanting both those, and hath issue by him a son, her son yet may for his life time, bear her coat, with his difference of Cinquefoil.

– From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586), p65-6

Notwithstanding, this courtesy, hath the law of Arms, or rather but custom showed in this case, that if a Gentle-woman of blood or coat-armor, marryeth a husband wanting both those, and hath issue by him a son, her son yet may for his life time, bear her coat, with his difference of Cinquefoil.

– From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586), p65-66

Arms of Wyre Borough Council, England

Granted 1975

Blazon: Or on a pile azure between five roses in pile gules barbed and seeded proper, issuant from water barry wavy of four of the second and argent a lymphad of the field flying flags and pennons of St. George

Crest: On a wreath of the colors within a circlet of four sprigs of heather proper and as many escallops reversed argent alternately, a representation of a Fylde windmill proper

Mantling: Azure lined or

Supporters: On the dexter a wolf rampant argent gorged with a collar azure charged with a barrulet wavy of the first, pendant therefrom a pentagon or charged with a martlet of the second, on the sinister a lion rampant of the third gorged with a like collar, pendant therefrom a pentagon gules charged with a cinquefoil ermine

Motto: Utraque parte fluminis (On either side of the river)