Rouen

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ROUEN

Département : Seine-Maritime

Armoiries de Rouen

Official blazon

  • (fr) De gueules à l'agneau pascal d'argent, la tête contournée, au nimbe crucifère d'or et de gueules, portant une croix d'or soutenant un guidon d'argent chargé d'une croisette d'or; au chef cousu d'azur chargé de trois fleurs de lis d'or.

Origin/meaning

Rouen was one of the largest and most important cities in what is now the north of France since the 6th century. The arms show the Paschal Lamb, the symbol of St. John, the patron saint of the city. The arms are known since 1266. The chief is the chief of France and indicates the importance of the city.


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Literature : Image taken from La banque du blason (with permission)