Wycliffe College, Gloucestershire

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WYCLIFFE COLLEGE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Kirkham

Official blazon

Arms: Quarterly sable and gules, a griffin issuant between two crescents [in pale] Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, Within a circlet of eight crescents sable, a griffin passant Or.
Motto: Bold and loyal

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 30, 1931.

The griffin and crescents of the Wycliffe College Arms are taken from the traditional Arms of Sibly. The College was founded by G. W. Sibly, M.A. (Oxon.) in 1882 and refounded in 1931 as a Public School with W. A. Sibly, M.A. (Oxon.), J.P. (Glos.) as its Headmaster.


Literature: Briggs, 1971