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The arms are based on the arms of the Van Hoensbroeck family (see [[Hoensbroek]]), who ruled the estates of Kwaadmechelen and Oostham in the 15th and 16<sup>th</sup> century.
 
The arms are based on the arms of the Van Hoensbroeck family (see [[Hoensbroek]]), who ruled the estates of Kwaadmechelen and Oostham in the 15th and 16<sup>th</sup> century.
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HAM

Province : Limburg
Additions : 1977 Kwaadmechelen, Oostham

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Official blazon

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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 6, 1989.

The arms are based on the arms of the Van Hoensbroeck family (see Hoensbroek), who ruled the estates of Kwaadmechelen and Oostham in the 15th and 16th century.

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The arms on a police badge (source)


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Literature : Image provided by Rudy Vanhorenbeeck, Belgium.