coat of arms

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the official symbols of a family, state, etc

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The portrait of an individual or his armorial bearings, except with his consent.
Some years ago, I went there with my sister to research who first granted the armorial bearings of the Lloyds of Llansannan.
While the auction house's highest price dates back to 1994 (a very rare London marriage dish that achieved approximately 265,500 [pounds sterling]), last November a previously unrecorded mug made in Southwark in 1683, with date, armorial bearings and the initials ES, sold for 51,250 [pounds sterling] on an estimate of 15,000 [pounds sterling]-20,000 [pounds sterling].
12) It turns out that the "right to bear arms" is the same as the right to display armorial bearings, (13) and that the original plain meaning of the Second Amendment is that the government shall not infringe upon one's right to be a lady or a gentleman.
Frank Ash had previously been presented with the resort's armorial bearings by the mayor, and now he has been given Llandudno Rotary Club's top award.
The 1672 law was introduced because the need to protect individual identity through armorial bearings was considered to be vital.
He explores the procedures at chapter meetings by which knights were reprimanded for offenses, and how penalties of exclusion involved removal of their armorial bearings above their stalls.
But, it was 1951 before the Monmouthshire League was won and the club obtained permission to use the complete armorial bearings of Lord Tredegar as the club badge.
Her Excellency agreed, and Her Majesty the Queen approved the use of the Royal Crown in the new Armorial Bearings.
By the fifteenth century, when Strangways was putting together his book, many more besides the lords and knights, whose arms alone were included in the early rolls of arms, were recognised as genteel, and therefore entitled to armorial bearings.
The Queen has approved the armorial bearings, which are now receiving their finishing touches.
The Queen has agreed the so-called armorial bearings which are now being finished.
Aubrey had collections for the history of the university, which Wood borrowed at a later stage: they included antiquarian notes on Christ Church cathedral and college, and armorial bearings in Trinity college.
1) The visual identity would be based on the University's Armorial Bearings and as such conform to the University's Royal Charter which required the University to have a Shield of Arms.