Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF PARISH CLERKS

London Guild
Established: 1441

Arms of Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks

Official blazon

Arms : Azure a Fleur de lys or, on a chief gules a leopard's head Or between two 'pricksong books' of the same laced vert.
Supporters : On either side and standing to the front on the capital of an Ionic Column Or and Angel gazing outwards proper winged Or vested of a tunic Argent garnished Or draped over the interior shoulder with a mantle Azure and holding with the interior hand a Trumpet baldrick-wise the bell upwards all gold.
Crest : On a wreath gules and Azure, a cubit arm vested Azure cuffed ermine holding an open 'pricksong' book all proper.
Motto: "Unitas societatis stabilitas"

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on July 16, 1482, again in 1582. Supporters were granted on October 16, 1991.

The arms from 1582:

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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960