British Linen Bank

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BRITISH LINEN BANK

Arms of British Linen Bank

Official blazon

Arms: Azure; a Lion a lion rampant Argentwithin three boar's heads erased Or

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1934. The Lion is from the Arms of the Earl of Home, Governor of the Bank in 1934. The Boar's Heads allude to the Arms of the Duke of Argyll. Which was the first Governor of the Bank.

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Literature: An Ordinary of Arms Volume II 1902-1973.