Preignan

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PREIGNAN

Département : Gers

Blason de Preignan

Official blason

  • (fr) De gueules à la croix d'argent chargée en coeur d'un lion de gueules et cantonnée de quatre colonnes brisées d'or.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially adopted on February 5, 2020.

The cross is taken from the Lords of Armagnac, former rulers of the area. The four columns refer to the large gallo-roman villa discovered in the municiplaity. The lion is taken from the arms of General Dessoles (Prime Minister of France from 29 December 1818 to 18 November 1819), who ha a large mansion in the village.


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