Diocese of Durham (Catholic)

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DIOCESE OF DURHAM

Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 635 as Diocese of Lindisfarne
Renamed 882 to Diocese of Lindisfarne in Chester-le-Street
Renamed 995 to Diocese of Durham
Suppressed 1552
Re-established 1554
Suppressed 1559 and continued as the Anglican Diocese of Durham

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Durham (Catholic)

Official blazon

Azure, a cross Or between four lions rampant argent.

Origin/meaning

The arms were recorded at the College of Arms in 1530, and are currently used by the Anglican Diocese of Durham.

The arms appears first in the Seal of Robert Nevill, Bishop 1438-1457. The Lions might come from the Arms of Thomas Hatfield Bishop 1345-1381.

Arms of Bishops

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