Arms of Ketsch, Germany


In use since 1715

Blazon: Per pale argent a representation of Enderle* proper vested vert, garnished gules, and shod sable, bearing an axe fesswise of the last, shaft of the third; and azure a triangle, issuant from the apex thereof a cross terminating in lozenges, all between four molets of six points, all or

*A folk hero who fought against the oppression and exploitation of the locals

Arms of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, England

Southend on Sea

Granted 1915

Blazon: Azure on a pile argent between on the dexter an anchor on the sinister a grill and in base a trefoil slipped or a vase gules issuant therefrom a spray of lilies proper

Crest: Issuant from a mural crown gules the mast of a ship proper flying a flag argent a cross gules

Supporters: On the dexter a medieval fisherman holding in the exterior hand a net and on the sinister holding a book and a staff, all proper

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Motto: Per mare per ecclesiam (Through the sea, through the Church)

Arms of Maldon District Council, England

Granted 1978

Blazon: Per saltire wavy argent azure and vert, in chief a lion passant guardant, in the dexter and sinister two garbs, and in base a ship’s wheel, all or

Crest: On a wreath or and vert upon water barry wavy argent and azure charged with a fleur-de-lis of the first an Essex sailing barge proper

Supporters: On the dexter an Anglo-Saxon warrior armored, in his dexter hand a sword point downwards, on the sinister a yachtsman habited in a sailing smock and wearing a peaked cap, all proper upon a compartment* of a grassy mound also proper divided by water barry wavy argent and azure

Mantling: Per fess vert and azure lined argent

Motto: Vision, courage, integrity

*Compartments are generally left to the discretion of the artist, but this blazon specifies its design.

Arms of Liverpool City Council, England

Granted 1797

Blazon: Argent a cormorant close holding in the beak a branch of the seaweed called laver all proper
Crest: On a wreath of the colors, a coromorant wings elevated holding in the beak a branch of laver all proper
Supporters: On the dexter Neptune with his sea-green mantle, the waist wreathed with laver proper, on his head an Eastern crown or, in his exterior hand a trident sable, the interior supporting a banner of the arms; on the sinister a triton wreathed as the dexter and blowing his shell, his interior hand supporting a banner charged with a ship in full sail upon the sea in base, all proper, the banner staves or

Motto: Deus nobis haec otia fecit (“God has granted us this ease”)

Arms of Soria, Spain (province)

Granted ?

Blazon: Per quarterly I argent a stake supporting a grapevine fructed with three bunches of grapes proper (Ágreda); II argent a fig tree eradicated proper within seven leaves pendant 3, 2, and 2 azure (Almazán); III azure a knight armored and bearing a lance and shield proper, mounted on a horse salient argent, saddled and bridled also proper, in chief a sun in splendor or (Medinaceli); gules a castle triple-towered argent, windowed azure (Osma); overall in the fess point a roundel gules a castle triple-towered argent windowed azure, issuant from the middle tower a king’s head proper within a bordure of the second charged with the motto “Soria Pura Cabeza De Estremadura”*; all within a bordure argent charged with 24 pellets
*Soria, Pure Head of the Estremadura