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Arms: .* Quarterly, first and fourth azure a bend of lozenges conjoined Or, second and third per pale indented of the last and gules; over all a cross also gules, thereon in chief a sword erect proper, hilt and pomel of the second, and in fesse a mural crown between four ermine spots gold.·
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, issuant from a mural crown proper, a dragon's wing gules bezantee.
Supporters: On the dexter side a dragon and on the sinister side a griffin argent, each collared and with chain reflexed over the back Or.
Motto: Vis unita fortior.
The arms were officially granted on August 28, 1952.
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The arms on a building in Winchester
(image by Reddit user SongsOfDragons)
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