Region : Syddanmark
Amt (until 2007) : Vejle
Additions : 1970 Dalby; 2007 Christiansfeld (partly, 1970 Aller, Bjerning, Fjelstrup, Frørup, Hejls, Hjerndrup, Stepping, Taps, Tyrstrup, Vejstrup), Lunderskov (1970 Jordrup, Lejrskov, Skanderup), Vamdrup (1970 Hjarup, Ødis)
The arms are based on the oldest seal of the city, known since 1250. The meaning of the arms is unknown. It has been postulated that the arms are derived from the St. Knuds Guild, who used a lily as their symbol and which was known as the parrot-guild.
Seal from the 13th century
Seal from 1421
Seal from 1648
The arms in the Kaffe Hag album, 1933
The arms until 2007
The arms seen locally on a manhole cover.
Literature: Achen, 1982
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