Southampton’s Coat of Arms.(58).

Granted by Letters patent of Queen in 1575.

Official description follows..”Per fesse, argent and gules, three roses counterchanged of the field; with crest and supporters, namely, upon the helme on a wreath, silver and gules. on a mount vert, a castell of gold; out of the castell, a quene in her imperial majesty, holding in her right hand the sword of justice, in the left the balance of equity, mantelled, gules; dobled silver. The supporters; out of two ships, proper, upon the sea, standing in the forepart of the ships, two lions rampant, gold”.

Official description thanks to Phillip Peberty, F.M.A. 1967.

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