Arms of Concino Concini

Concinio Concini


Blazon: Party of six; I and VI azure three mounts in base or surmounted by as many feathers argent, II and IV or a double-headed eagle displayed sable, III and V argent a chain in saltire sable

Concini was awarded the additional quarters with the eagle in 1610 as part of his ascension to Marquis de l’Ancre, though I am not sure of its origin. It does not seem to be related to the German arms.


Arms of Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, Germany

Furtwangen im Schwarzwald

In use since 1873

Blazon: Argent on a mount in base, issuant therefrom two pine trees vert, the ruins of a castle gules

The oldest arms in use for the city date back to 1806, when it simply used the arms of Baden. The ruins of the castle began to be used as a device in 1821. Unfortunately, I cannot find any information on the ruins themselves.

Arms of Fuenllana, Spain


Granted 1987

Blazon: Per pale argent a cross of Santiago gules and azure a castle triple-towered or on a mount in base proper, surmounted in base by a basin argent of water barry wavy of the field and the last; pointé in base or a galero vert, in the fess point an alms bag, in base a croizer and a patriarchal cross in saltire sable

The archbishop’s regalia in base is presumably a reference to St. Thomas of Villanova, who was born in Fuenllana in 1488, and later canonized in 1658.

Arms of the House of Concini


In use since 1496?

Blazon: Per quarterly I and IV azure three mounts in base or surmounted by as many feathers argent*, II and III argent a chain in saltire sable

*Intentionally unclear; some depictions have one feather on each mount, while others show the three feathers grouped on the central mount.

There is not much information available on the Concini family, but they seem to have been Tuscan in origin, possibly descended from the Counts of Catenaia.

Arms of Fuencaliente, Spain


Granted 1992

Blazon: Per fess I per pale argent a cross of Calatrava gules and chequy of fifteen or and azure, II argent three mounts in base vert, issuant therefrom a jet of steaming water of the field

The name of the town is derived from the Spanish for “hot springs” (“fuentes calientes”), which also refers to the medicinal springs in the area.

Arms of Fontanarejo, Spain


In use since at least 2008

Blazon: Per pale vert two mounts in base argent and of the last a tree of the first surmounted in base by a boar statant sable; pointé in base gules a molet of six points of the second

While the area has probably been occupied since the Iron Age, Fontanarejo did not formally become a town until the mid-fifteenth century.

Arms of the borough of Harrow


London, England

Arms and crest granted 1938, supporters granted 1954

Blazon: Or a fess arched vert, in chief on a pile gules between a torch sable enflamed proper and a quill pen of the fourth a clarion of the field, in base issuant from a mount a wood of trees of the second

Crest: Issuant from a mural crown proper a demi-lion rampant holding between the paws an arrow fesswise argent enfiled with a wreath of oak also proper

Supporters: On the dexter a representation of Hygeia supporting with her exterior hand a staff entwined with a snake, on the sinister a Benedictine monk supporting with the exterior hand a staff, all proper

Mantling: Vert lined or

Motto: Salus populi suprema lex (The well-being of the people is the highest law)

The fess vert represents the green spaces in the borough. The torch and quill pen refer to knowledge and the famous writers of the borough (such as Lord Byron, educated at the Harrow School). The pile is drawn from the Chandos arms. The clarion supposedly refers to the borough’s connection with Handel, although he lived in Mayfair.