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City of London Armorial

Pages 203-204

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in London, Volume 4, the City. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1929.

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CITY OF LONDON ARMORIAL.

The family arms are those that occur in the Inventory, dating from before the year 1550. The arms of a number of corporate bodies connected with the City have been added for convenience of reference.

Actonquarterly fesswise indented argent and gules a bend azure with three crosslets fitchy or thereon in chief a ring counter coloured.

Apothecaries' Companyazure a figure of Apollo proper with his head radiant holding in his left hand a bow and in his right hand an arrow or treading on a serpent argent.

Armourers' and Braziers' Companyargent a cheveron sable with a gauntlet argent between two pairs of crossed swords thereon and a chief sable charged with a shield of St. George between two helmets proper garnished or, for the Amourers' Company, impaling azure a cheveron or between two ewers in chief and a three-legged pot with two handles i i base or with three roses gules seeded and barbed vert on the cheveron, for the Braziers' Company.

Arms, College ofargent a cross gules between four doves with their dexter wings expanded and inverted azure.

Astrybarry wavy argent and azure a chief gules charged with three bezants.

Bakers' Company—(old arms) argent a balance gules between three wheat-sheaves or and a chief azure charged with a papal crown between two anchors or.

(later arms) gules a balance between three wheat-sheaves or in a chief barry wavy argent and azure a bent arm vested gules cuffed or coming out of radiated clouds the hand holding the balances between two anchors or.

Barbers' Companysable a cheveron between three fleams argent.

Barnard's Innparty indented ermine and sable a cheveron gules fretty or.

Bodleyargent five martlets saltirewise sable and a chief azure charged with three crowns or.

Brewers' Companygules a cheveron argent between three pairs of barley-sheaves saltirewise or with three tuns sable hooped or on the cheveron.

Bridewell HospitalThe City of London with a chief azure charged with a fleur-de-lis or between two Tudor roses. These are also the arms of Christ's Hospital.

Byfieldsable five bezants saltirewise and a chief or.

Carpenters' Companyargent a cheveron engrailed between three pairs of compasses sable.

Christ's Hospitalsee Bridewell Hospital.

Clifford's Innchecky or and azure a fesse gules and a border gules bezanty.

Clothworkers' Companysable a cheveron ermine between two habicks in chief argent and a slipped tezel in base or.

Coach-makers' Companyazure a cheveron between three coaches or.

Coopers' Companygyronny gules and sable a cheveron between three rings or with a grose between two adzes azure on the cheveron and a chief vert charged with three slipped lilies argent.

Cordwainers' Companyazure a cheveron or between three goats' heads razed argent horned or.

Crokeazure a fesse engrailed ermine between three eagles or.

Crosbysable a cheveron ermine between three rams passant argent.

Cutlers' Companygules three pairs of crossed swords argent with hilts and pommels or.

Draperargent a fesse between three rings gules with three covered cups or on the fesse.

Drapers' Companyazure three clouds proper rayed or and each surmounted by a pointed cap gules encircled by three crowns or.

Dyers' Companysable a cheveron engrailed argent between three bags of madder argent corded or.

Edward the Confessorazure a cross paty between five martlets or.

Elizabeth of York—France and England quarterly quartering 2 and 3 de Burgh and 4 Mortimer.

Fishmongers' Companyazure three dolphins argent with fins and crowns or between two pairs of luces saltirewise proper crowned or a chief gules charged with three pairs of crossed keys or.

Furnival's Innargent a bend between six martlets gules with a border azure.

Girdlers' Companysiz pieces azure and or with three gridirons or.

Goldwellazure a lion argent billety sable a chief or.

Goldsmiths' Companyquarterly gules and azure in the first and fourth quarter a leopard's head or, in the second and third a covered cup and in chief two buckles all or.

Grocers' Companyargent a cheveron gules between nine cloves sable.

Haberdashers' Companybarry wavy argent and azure a bend gules with a leopard or thereon.

Haddonargent a man's leg cut off at the thigh azure.

Henry VIIIazure three fleurs-de-lis or for France quartering gules three leopards or for England.

Innholders' Companyazure a cheveron parted palewise and cheveronwise gules and argent between three sheaves or and a chief argent charged with a cross of St. Julian sable.

Ironmongers' Companyargent a cheveron gules between three steelgads azure with three swivels or on the cheveron.

Jambe— . . . a leg cut off at the thigh . . . and a border.

Jenningsargent a cheveron gules between three plummets sable.

Joiners' Companygules a cheveron argent between two pairs of compasses in chief and a sphere in base or and a chief or charged with a pale azure between two roses gules seeded or and barbed vert with a scallop argent on the pale.

Kirtonargent a fesse and in chief a cheveron gules.

Leathersellers' Companyargent three bucks passant looking backwards gules with their horns and hooves sable.

Levesonazure a fesse wavy argent between three leaves or.

London, City ofargent a cross gules with a sword erect gules in the quarter.

London, See ofgules two crossed swords argent with their hilts and pommels or.

Mastersonermine a cheveron azure between three wheat-sheaves or.

Mercers' Companygules a demi-virgin issuing from clouds proper vested and crowned with an eastern crown or wreathed round the temples with roses gules all within a border of clouds proper.

Merchant Taylors' Company—(old arms) argent a tent royal garnished or between two parliament robes gules lined ermine a chief azure charged with an Agnus Dei argent rayed or and lying on a book proper. (later arms) the same with a leopard or substituted for the Agnus Dei and book.

Merchant Venturers' Companybarry wavy argent and azure a chief quarterly gules and or in the first and fourth quarters a leopard or in the second and third two roses gules.

Morlandargent a cheveron between three lions sable the two in chief facing one another with three bezants on the cheveron

Nichollsazure a cheveron between two eagles in chief and a lion passant in base or with three roundels gules on the cheveron the middle one charged with a leopard's head and the others with a scallop argent.

Painter-Stainers' Companyazure three scutcheons argent quartering azure a cheveron between three phoenix-heads razed or.

Parish Clerks' Companyazure a fleur-de-lis or and a chief gules charged with a leopard's head between two song-books or stringed vert.

Pembertonargent a cheveron between three buckets sable.

Pewterers' Companyazure a cheveron or between three antique limbecks argent with three roses gules seeded or and barbed vert on the cheveron.

Prestwoodargent a cheveron gules between three cinqfoils sable.

Roosgules three water-bougets argent.

Saddlers' Companyazure a cheveron between three saddles with leathers and stirrups or.

St. Bartholomew's Priory, Smithfieldgules two leopards and in chief two crowns or.

St. Paul's Deanery—The See of London with the letter D or in chief.

St. Thomas of Canterburyargent three Cornish choughs in their proper colours.

Salters' Companyparty cheveronwise azure and gules three covered salts argent.

Serjeants' Inn (Chancery Lane)—or a stork proper.

Serjeants' Inn (Fleet Street)—gules two sheaves saltirewise or banded azure.

Skinners' Companyermine on a chief gules three royal crowns or.

Staple of Calaisbarry wavy argent and azure a chief gules charged with a leopard or.

Stationers' Companyazure a cheveron or between three bibles gules garnished or with an eagle rising proper between two roses gules on the cheveron and in the chief a glory edged with clouds and therein a holy dove displayed argent.

Tallow Chandlers' Companysix pieces azure and argent with three doves argent each holding an olive branch or in its beak.

Temple, Innerazure a leaping pegasus or.

Temple, Middleargent a cross gules charged with an Agnus Dei or.

Thavie's Innazure a bend gules with two sheaves or thereon and a chief sable with the letter T argent therein.

Tongeparty . . . and . . . a fleur-de-lis counter-coloured and a border engrailed also parted and counter-coloured.

Vintners' Companysable a cheveron between three tuns argent.

Watermen's Companybarry wavy argent and azure on the middle bar a boat or and a chief azure charged with two crossed oars or between two cushions argent tasselled or.

Wattonargent a lion gules over all a bend sable with three crosslets fitchy argent thereon.

Weavers' Companyazure a cheveron argent between three leopards' heads each with a shuttle in its mouth or with three roses gules on the cheveron.