La Hulpe

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LA HULPE

Province : Brabant wallon

Armoiries de La Hulpe

Official blazon

  • (1913) De sinople à trois croissants d'argent.
  • (1914) De sinople à trois croissants d'argent, l'écu accosté d'un Saint-Nicolas bénissant trois enfants dans un cuvier, le tout d'argent.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on January 30, 1913 and with a supporter on June 16, 1914.

The arms are based on the seal of the town from 1496 and show three crescents and the patron saint, St. Nicholas. The origin of the crescents is not known.

Wapen van/Blason de La Hulpe

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930
Wapen van/Blason de La Hulpe

The arms on a police badge (source)



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Literature : Servais, 1955