Diocese of Long Island, New York

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DIOCESE OF LONG ISLAND

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1868
See city : Garden City

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Long Island, New York

Official blazon

Or a Chevron barry-wavy of six, azure and argent, between three crosses crosslet, fitchy gules.

Origin/meaning

The Coat of Arms was designed by Rev. Beverley Robinson Betts. The Chevron is from the Arms of Alexander, Earl of Sterling First Lord Propietor of Long Island.The Crosses are for Macdonald and was also part of the Sterling Arms. The blue and white colours are from the Stewart Arms indicationg the great benefactors of the diocese Mr. and Mrs. Alexander T. Stewart.


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Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church