Pontivy

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Blason de Pontivy/Arms (crest) of Pontivy
PONTIVY

Country: France
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Département: Morbihan
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Official blazon
French De gueules à neuf macles d'or aboutés et accolés 3, 3 et 3.
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Origin/meaning

These arms are those of the Family (later Dukes) de Rohan, which originated from the the village of Rohan and became one of the most influential families in Brittany. Their capital was at Pontivy, hence the city still uses the family arms.

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Literature: Froger and Pressensé, 1999.


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