Burcht

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BURCHT

Province : Antwerpen
Incorporated into : 1976 Zwijndrecht

Wapen van Burcht

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on February 16, 1847.

The arms show the local patron saint, St. Martin, in an unusual composition, as the saint is normally shown as a knight cutting his cloak for a beggar.

The original arms, granted by the Dutch government on April 29, 1818, showed a shield of red, which was changed in 1847.

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The arms from 1818
Wapen van/Blason de Burcht

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930

[Literature]] : Servais, 1955