Blazon: Per chevron wavy argent gules and vert, in dexter chief an orb ensigned with a cross crosslet or, in sinister chief two swords in saltire proper, points in chief, in base as many seaxes in saltire, points in chief of the last enfiled with a Saxon crown of the fourth
Crest: Within a Saxon crown or on a mount vert a lion statant of the first charged on the shoulder with a cinquefoil gules
Supporters: On the dexter a lion or supporting a staff gules with a banner vert charged with a balance of the first; on the sinister a dragon azure supporting a staff of the third with a banner of the second charged with three lilies argent
Mantling: Gules lined argent
Motto: Forward Together
Compartment*: A grassy mound divided by water argent charged with a pale wavy azure
This achievement is largely a combination of the arms of the former boroughs of Wembley and Willesden. The former contributed the seaxes, the Saxon crown, and the lions, while the latter contributed the orb, the swords (both symbols of King Athelstan), the cinquefoil, and the dragon.
*Compartments are usually left to the discretion of the artist, not specified in the blazon.
Blazon: Per fess argent a cross of Calatrava gules and azure a bunch of five lilies of the first between four hammers in saltire, 2 and 2 or
The lilies may have been included due to their association with the Virgin Mary, as the town’s church is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception. The hammers probably reflect the importance of the mining industry in the area.
Blazon: Argent a cross of Santiago gules surmounted by an escutcheon in the fess point per quarterly I and IV gules a castle triple-towered or windowed azure (Castile), II and III argent a lion rampant purpre langued gules (León), all between two stems of lilies proper
Arms of Vogelsbergkreis, Germany Blazon: Per bendlet sinister argent, the first gules two lily flowers of the first, the second azure a lion’s head barry of four of the first and the second, crowned or