University of Liverpool
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UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
Arms : Azure, an open book argent inscribed 'Fiat Lux' in letters sable, bound and on the sinister side seven clasps Or, between three cormorants, otherwise called livers, wings elevated, of the second, each holding in the beak a branch of seaweed, called laver, proper.
Motto: Haec otia studia fovent.
The arms were officially granted on October 30, 1903.
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The arms on a tobacco card from 1923
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