Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, Bristol

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Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Bristol

Coat of arms (crest) of Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, Bristol
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Official blazon

Arms: Gules, on waves of the sea with dolphins' heads therein proper, the bow of a ship with cupola argent, garnished Or, issuant out of a port on the sinister silver, with mount vert impaling Gules, on a chevron argent three estoiles sable, in chief a martlet Or; over all on a chief azure a lion passant guardant between two fleurs-de-lis Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, On the stem of a tree cooped and eradicated, entwined by a serpent proper, a bird, wings endorsed, argent.
Supporters: On each side a sea horse proper, ducally gorged and crined Or.


The arms were officially granted in 1591.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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Literature: Briggs, 1971