Blazon: Argent on a base wavy azure charged with two bars wavy of the field a lymphad sail furled sable pennon and flags flying gules, on a chief of the second between a pair of fire tongs and a weaver’s shuttle a pale of the first charged with a sprig of mulberry fructed proper
Crest: On a wreath of the colors in front of a representation of the White Tower of the Tower of London proper two anchors in saltire or
Supporters: On the dexter side a sea-horse, on the sinister side a talbot, all proper
Mantling: Azure lined argent
Motto: From great things to greater
Most of the elements in this achievement are drawn from the arms of the borough of Stepney, which was incorporated into Tower Hamlets in 1965. The fire tongs are the symbol of St. Dunstan, who held the Manor of Stepney when he was Bishop of London.
Blazon: Barry wavy of eight azure and argent a lymphad in sail or flying flags and pennon of the second a cross gules; on a chief of the third, three pellets, the center charged with a cross engrailed and the others with an escallop of the last
Crest: On a wreath of the colors in front of a port between two square towers proper issuant therefrom a rising sun of seven rays, a mitre or
Blazon: Per pale azure on the sea in base barry wavy argent and the field, a lymphad or, sail of the second, in chief two escallops of the last (Pobra do Deán); and or on a base vert two houses argent windowed azure joined by a path pallwise of the third, issuant from between them a camariña branch of the second (Pobra)
Blazon: Azure on the sea in base barry wavy argent and the field, a lymphad proper tethered to a stone of the second* carrying the body of St. James and his disciples Atanasius and Theodore, all proper; in chief a molet of eight points or between two escallops of the second; in the fess point a cross of Santiago gules
*This is a representation of an actual stone of approximately this relative size and shape, called the Pedron. Legend has it that the boat carrying St. James’ body was moored to this stone while the saint’s body was brought ashore, as depicted in the arms. The escallop, or cockleshell, was his symbol. The cross of Santiago is the symbol of his (rumored) resting place.
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)