Elene

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ELENE

Province : Oost-Vlaanderen
Incorporated into : 1970 Zottegem

Wapen van Elene

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted in 1818 and confirmed on October 19, 1840.

The upper half of the arms shows the arms of the Lords of Leeuwergem, who ruled the village for a long time. The lower half shows an eagle's (or griffin's) head, derived from the arms of the Lords of Hane, the last Lords of Elene in the 18th century.

Wapen van/Blason de Elene

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930


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Literature : Servais, 1955