Worshipful Company of Fishmongers

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF FISHMONGERS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Fishmongers

Official blazon

Arms : Azure, three dolphins naiant embowed in pale argent, finned, toothed, and crowned Or, between two pairs of stockfish in saltire argent, over the mouth of each fish a crown Or; on a chief gules three pairs of keys of St. Peter in saltire Or.
Crest: On a wreath argent and sable, Two cubit arms, the dexter vested Or cuffed azure, the sinister azure cuffed Or, the hands argent holding an Imperial Crown proper. Mantled on the dexter side gules, doubled Or, on the sinister side azure, doubled argent.
Supporters: On the dexter side a merman, armed, holding in his right hand a falchion and with his left sustaining the helm and timbre; and on the sinister side a mermaid holding in her left hand a mirror and supporting the Arms with her right hand, all proper.
Motto: Al worship be to God only.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on 19 October 1512; supporters granted 17 December 1575.

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The arms on an invitation from 1785
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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913

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