King's College (Cambridge University)

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KING'S COLLEGE (CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY)

Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Cambridge

Arms (crest) of King's College (Cambridge University)

Official blazon

Sable, three roses argent; a chief per pale azure and gules charged on the dexter side with a fleur de lis and on the sinister with a lion passant guardant, both Or.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on January 1, 1449.

The black field signifies that the college shall last for ages to come; the roses indicate that it shall bring forth flowers redolent of every kind of learning to the honour of God and the Blessed Virgin; while the chief declares its royal foundation.

Arms of King's College (Cambridge University)

The arms on a tobacco card, (1922)


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