Worshipful Company of Skinners

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF SKINNERS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Skinners

Official blazon

Arms : Ermine, on a chief gules three caps of the first tasselled and enfiled with coronets Or.
Crest: On a wreath Or and gules, A lynx statant proper, about the neck a wreath leaved vert purfled Or. Mantled azure, doubled argent.
Supporters: On the dexter side a lynx proper and on the sinister side a marten sable, about the neck of each a wreath leaved vert.
Mottoes: (above the crest) In Christo fratres; (below the arms) To God only be all glory.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on October 1st, 1550.

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913

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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960