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'''UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH'''
 
'''UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH'''
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Campus/location : [[Edinburgh]]
 
Campus/location : [[Edinburgh]]
  
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===Official blazon===
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===Origin/meaning===
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The arms show the St Andrews cross and the thistle as symbols for Scotland. The base show the castle from the arms of the city of [[Edinburgh]] and the book is a symbol for learning and commonly used by universities.
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|align="center"|[[File:uni-edinburgh3.jpg|350 px|center|Arms of {{PAGENAME}}]] The official grant of 1789 ([http://collections.ed.ac.uk/iconics/record/51429 source])
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|align="center"|[[File:Edinburgh.wun.jpg|350 px|center|Arms of {{PAGENAME}}]] The arms on a [[Wills's - Arms of Universities|Wills's]] cigarette card, 1923
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|align="center"|[[File:uni-edinburgh1.jpg|350 px|center|Arms of {{PAGENAME}}]]  <br/>The arms on a University building (2016)
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|align="center"|[[File:uni-edinburgh2.jpg|350 px|center|Arms of {{PAGENAME}}]]  <br/>The arms on the Mercat Cross in Edinburgh
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====Origin/meaning====
 
I have no information on the origin or meaning of these arms. Any information is welcome !
 
  
 
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UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Edinburgh

Arms of University of Edinburgh

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms show the St Andrews cross and the thistle as symbols for Scotland. The base show the castle from the arms of the city of Edinburgh and the book is a symbol for learning and commonly used by universities.

Arms of University of Edinburgh
The official grant of 1789 (source)
Arms of University of Edinburgh
The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1923
Arms of University of Edinburgh

The arms on a University building (2016)
Arms of University of Edinburgh

The arms on the Mercat Cross in Edinburgh



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