Diocese of Salisbury

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Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican

Established : 1559 as successor of the Diocese of Salisbury (Catholic), see there.

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Salisbury

Official blazon

Azure, Our Lady crowned, holding in her dexter arm the Infant Jesus, in her sinister hand a sceptre Or, round both heads circles of glory of the last.


The arms were recorded at the College of Arms, and were already used in the 15th century. See Diocese of Salisbury (Catholic).

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Literature : Image from Wills's Arms of the Bishopric. Briggs, 1963.