Diocese of St. Asaph

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DIOCESE OF SAINT ASAPH (Dioecesis Assavensis)

Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican (until 1558 Roman Catholic)

Established : 560

Arms (crest) of Diocese of St. Asaph

Official blazon

Sable, two keys in saltire, wards upwards, argent.


The arms were recorded at the College of Arms in 1512.

The symbolism of the Keys is uncertain, they are not associated with the patron Saint. But they are found in the Seal of Robert Lancaster Bishop 1411-1433.
Earlier and sometimes later the Keys are replaced by two Croziers.

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