Coat of arms of Jersey


Coat of arms of Jersey
Coat of arms of Jersey.

The coat of arms of Jersey is a red shield with three gold lions (traditionally known as leopards) passant guardant (les trois léopards in French). It derives from the seal granted to the island’s bailiff by Edward I in 1279.[1] In 1907, Edward VII sanctioned the claimed usage by the island of the arms. [2]

It is very similar to the arms of Normandy, Guernsey and England. Since 1981, the arms have been included in the flag of Jersey.

References

  1. ^ Flags of the World
  2. ^ The Bailiwick of Jersey, G.R. Balleine, London 1951



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