Sint-Gillis

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SINT GILLIS - SAINT GILLES

Province : Stadsgewest Brussel / Région Bruxelles

Wapen van Sint-Gillis/Armoiries de Sint-Gillis

Official blazon

  • (nl) In lazuur een Sint_Egidius, abt, van goud.
  • (fr) D'azur à un Saint Egide, abbé d'or.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on January 22, 1858.

The arms show St. Giles, the local patron saint. The saint already appeared on the local seal from 1229.

Wapen van/Blason de Sint-Gillis

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930
Wapen van/Blason de Sint-Gillis

The arms on a police badge (source)


Literature : Servais, 1955