Worshipful Company of Cutlers

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London Guild

Arms of Worshipful Company of Cutlers

Official blazon

Arms : Gules, three pairs of swords in saltire argent, hilts and pomels - Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, An elephant argent, armed and harnessed Or, bearing on its back a castle Or thereon two pennons displayed, the dexter argent a cross gules, the sinister a pennon of the Arms of the Cutlers' Company.
Supporters: On either side an elephant argent, armed Or.
Motto: Pour parvenir a bonne foy.


The arms were officially granted on 10 May 1622, to replace an earlier grant (7 May 1476), which was confirmed twice before (12 October 1530) and 22 October 1590).

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913

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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960