Diocese of Coventry

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DIOCESE OF COVENTRY

Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1918

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Coventry

Official blazon

Gules, a cross potent, quadrante in the centre, argent within a bordure of the last charged with eight torteaux.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on January 24, 1919.

The arms illustrate that the diocesan area has been in both the dioceses of Lichfield (indicated by the cross of St. Chad) and Worcester (indicated by the torteaux on the silver bordure) prior to the establishment of the diocese in 1918.

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