Arms of Beuron, Germany

Beuron

Granted 1974?

Blazon: Per bend sinister wavy azure and or, in chief a ram’s head caboshed argent, armed of the second, in base a lowercase letter B terminating in a cross of the first

The arms are a combination of two of the former municipalities’ arms. The lowercase B with a cross and the colors of the field are from Beuron, and the ram’s head is from Hausen im Tal.

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Arms of Mestanza, Spain

Mestanza

 

Granted 1989

Blazon: Per fess gules a castle triple-towered or windowed azure and per pale i argent a cross of Calatrava gules and ii vert a ram and sheep statant in pale, the first or and the second argent

The ram and sheep in the arms represent the town’s history as a grazing area for the herds of the Mesta, a powerful association of Castilian sheep ranchers.

Arms of Derbyshire County, England

Derbyshire

Granted 1937

Blazon: Or a rose gules surmounted by another argent, both barbed and seeded proper, on a chief sable three stags’ heads caboshed of the third

Crest: Issuant from a mural crown or a dragon wings elevated and addorsed sable holding in the dexter claw a pick of the first and collared argent

Supporters: On the dexter a stag and on the sinister a ram, both proper and gorged with a chain or pendant therefrom a rose gules surmounted by another argent, barbed and seeded also proper

Mantling: Gules lined or

Motto: Bene consulendo (By good counsel)

The double rose is referred to as the Tudor rose; Henry VII adopted it as a badge to symbolize the union of the houses of Lancaster (whose symbol was a red rose) and York (the white rose). The county previously used the Tudor rose as an unofficial device. The stag refers to the first local fort built by Danish invaders, which was named Derby after the number of deer in the region, and eventually gave its name to the county.

Arms of West Lindsey District Council, England

West Lindsey

Granted 1974

Blazon: Vert a fess ermine of five spots between in chief an eagle displayed, wings inverted perched on a thunderbolt fesswise between two garbs or and in base on water barry wavy argent and azure a Viking ship of third, sails of the fourth

Crest: On a wreath vert and argent on a mount an oak tree proper fructed or bound thereto by a chain proper two anchors in saltire of the third

Supporters: On the dexter a Lincolnshire Red Shorthorn Bull and on the sinister a Lincoln Longwool Ram both guardant proper, each supporting a croizer or

Mantling: Vert lined argent

Motto: Strive for the gain of all

Arms of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, England

Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council

Granted 1974

Blazon: Per pale indented argent and gules, on a chief or three torteaux, the center charged with a cinquefoil pierced ermine, the others charged with a mascle of the third

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a dragon gules preying on a boar passant argent

Supporters: On either side a ram reguardant sable, armed or

Mantling: Gules lined argent

Motto: Post proelia concordia (After the battle, peace)

Arms of Boston Borough Council, England

Arms of Boston Borough Council, England

Granted 1974

Blazon: Or on a chevron azure three coronets each composed of crosses paté and fleurs-de-lis of the field; on a chief sable a garb between two pairs of windmill sails also of the field

Crest: On a wreath of the colors a demi-lion rampant or holding in the forepaws a wool-pack proper charged with a ram couchant or*

Supporters: Two mermaids proper crined and finned or upon a compartment of waves barry wavy azure and argent**

Mantling: Azure lined or

Motto: Serve with amnity

*The blazon specifies that the ram should be or, though the depiction here seems to be argent.

**Compartments are generally not described in the blazon, but this seems to be an exception.

 

Arms of St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council, England

Granted 1868?

Blazon: Argent two bars azure overall a cross sable between 1 a saltire couped gules 2 a griffin segreant of the third beaked and armed or 3 a cross flory of the fourth voided and 4 a cross crosslet fitchy of the last

Crest: Issuant from an ancient crown or a ram’s head argent armed of the first charged on the neck with two fleurs-de-lis gules and bearing in the mouth a slip of laurel proper

Mantling: Azure lined argent

Supporters: On the dexter a lion rampant guardant or charged with seven fleurs-de-lis gules and on the sinister a griffin segreant sable armed of the first, the wings barry of seven of the third and the first

Motto: Ex terra lucem (From the ground, light)