Arms of Oadby and Wigston Borough Council, England

Oadby and Wigston

In use since 1974?

Blazon: Per quarterly gules and vert on a bend or between II and III two bars gemelles or surmounted by a pile reversed argent, a lion’s gamb erased gules armed azure between two cinquefoils pierced ermine

Crest: On a wreath argent and gules an owl close affronté supporting between its wings a pelt charged with a shuttle erect, all proper

Supporters: On the dexter a lamb guardant argent; on the sinister a tiger guardant, the tail reflexed up along the exterior thigh proper

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Motto: Obtain wisdom

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Arms of Leicester City Council, England

Leicester

In use since 1691; supporters added 1926

Blazon: Gules a cinquefoil pierced ermine

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a wyvern without legs argent wounded gules wings elevated and displayed ermine

Supporters: Two lions reguardant gules gorged with a ducal coronet suspended therefrom by a chain or a cinquefoil as in the arms

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Motto: Semper aedem (Always the same)

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