Arms of Sigismund III Vasa


King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania 1587-1632, King of Sweden 1592-1599 (1566-1632)

Blazon: Per quarterly I and IV gules an eagle displayed argent, armed and crowned or (Poland); II and III, gules a knight upon a horse salient, bearing in his dexter arm a sword fesswise argent and on his sinister an escutcheon azure a cross patriarchal or (Lithuania); overall in the fess point an escutcheon per cross pate or, I and IV azure three crowns or (Sweden moderne), II and III azure three bendlets sinister wavy argent, a lion rampant crowned or, armed and langued gules (Sweden ancien), all surmounted by an escutcheon per bend argent azure and gules, a garb or (Vasa)