Laval (Mayenne)

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LAVAL

Département : Mayenne

Armoiries de Laval (Mayenne)

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

According to legend, when William the Conqueror became king of England, he granted the use of one lion of his arms to thanks the lords of Laval, whom helped him during the battle of Hastings. Later the Lords of Laval granted the arms to the city as well.

Blason de Laval (Mayenne)

The arms in Traversier (1842)
Blason de Laval (Mayenne)

The arms by Guilbert, 1853
Blason de Laval (Mayenne)

The arms in the Café Sanka album +/- 1932
Blason de Laval (Mayenne)

The arms on a tobacco card by Laurens
Blason de Laval (Mayenne)

The arms on a postcard by Kroma
Blason de Laval (Mayenne)

The arms on a trade card from Félix Potin


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Literature : Louis, 1949