Moregem

MOREGEM

Province : Oost-Vlaanderen
Incorporated into : 1970 Wortegem-Petegem

Wapen van Moregem/Coat of arms (crest) of Moregem

Official blazon

Van zilver met het kruis van lazuur, over alles heen een schild van zilver met 3 vijfbladen van keel, het schild getopt met een kroon met zeven paarlen.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 28, 1931.

These are the arms of the former council of (Issel)Moregem. The estate had jurisdiction in a large area and was in possession of a large number of families. In 1588 it was promoted to a Barony. The arms appear on the seal of 1694 of the council and show sthe arms of the Spiere family, barons of Moregem at the time.

Wapen van/Blason de Moregem

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

Literature: Servais, 1955


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