Worshipful Company of Musicians

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF MUSICIANS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Musicians

Official blazon

Arms : Azure, a swan with wings expanded argent, within a double tressure fiory counterfiory Or; on a chief gules a pale between two lions passant guardant Or, thereon a rose gules barbed and seeded vert.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A lyre Or.

Sometimes the mottoes "A Deo et caelo symphonia" or "Harmony" have been used.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 15, 1604.

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913

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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960