Blazon: Per fess argent a tent gules and vert three crossbows palewise of the first
The town was established around 1300 as a meeting place between the Hermandades of Toledo and Talavera, which eventually evolved into a town. The tent may be a reference to this history.
Blazon: Per quarterly argent a cross of Calatrava gules and of the second a crossbow palewise of the first
These are canting arms – “ballestero” meaning “crossbow” in Spanish.
Blazon: Per fess gules two keys in saltire argent, joined in base by a chain sable (Alcaraz) and of the second, a crossbow palewise, arrow to the chief of the first
Blazon: Azure a bend between an acorn in chief and in base a stylized representation of a crossbow
From Historical Anecdotes of Heraldry and Chivalry, p13 The arms of the Highmore family Blazon: Argent a cross-bow between four moor-cocks sable, armed gules Crest: On a torse of the colors, a dexter arm, armed proper, between two leading pikes gules
The Grammar of Heraldry by Samuel Kent, p213
1. John Hoo, quarterly argent and sable within a bordure erminois
2. Benjamin Hymners of New-Inn, argent a crossbow unbent palewise sable between three cocks gules