Arms of Suffolk Coastal District Council, England


Granted 1975

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

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Motto: New views to life

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

Pellets or Ogresses [so called] from the piletta or leaded knob affixed to the shafts of arrows shot from crossbows for the purpose of killing deer without tearing the skin, which is hence called “sagitta piletta,” or shack[le]bolt.

– From Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England by James Dallaway, p458 (1793)

Arms of Poole Borough Council, England


Blazon: Barry wavy of eight sable and argent, a dolphin naiant embowed argent, langued gules, on a chief wavy of the third three escallops of the first

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a mermaid proper supporting in her dexter hand an anchor argent and holding in her sinister hand a pellet

Supporters: On the dexter a lion or, langued gules, holding a sword erect proper; on the sinister, a dragon of the first, langued of the second, supporting an oar argent

Mantling: Or lined sable

Motto: Ad morem villae de Poole (according to the custom of the town of Poole)

From The Grammar of Heraldry by Samuel Kent, p208

1. John Clapcott, azure on a chevron or between three herons argent, as many hurts

2. Thomas Clarke of Gray’s-Inn, London, argent on a bend gules between three pellets, as many swans proper

3. Coxester of Letchlade in Gloucestershire, argent a chevron between three cocks’ heads erased gules, crested and jelloped or