Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh

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ARCHDIOCESE OF ST. ANDREWS AND EDINBURGH

Denomination : Roman Catholic

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh

Official blazon

Azure, a saltire argent charged on each of the upper limbs with a cross pattée fitchée Sable and at the centre a castle triple-towered and embattled of the Last, masoned of the Second and topped with three fans Gules, windows and portcullis shut of the Last, situate on a rock Proper, behind the Shield are placed in saltire an Archepiscopal cross and a crosier Or and above the Shield is placed a precious mitre Proper; and in an Escrol below the same this Motto "CRUX SPES UNICA".

Origin/meaning

The Saltire indicates St Andrews and the Castle Edinburgh. Granted by the Lord Lyon King of Arms 13 June 1989.

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