Andrésy

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ANDRÉSY

Département : Yvelines

Blason de Andrésy/Arms (crest) of Andrésy
Official blazon
French De gueules à la galère antique d'or, habillé d'argent, voguant sur une mer du même; au chef cousu d'azur chargé de deux crosses adossées d'argent mouvant du trait du chef, accostées de deux fleurs de lis d'or.
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Origin/meaning

The arms were adopted on September 27, 1948.

The boat refers to the Roman fleet ("classis anderitianorum") which was based in the city during the Roman domination. The chief refers to the fact that the city was owned by the chapter of Notre Dame de Paris from 829 to 1789 AD.

Literature: Image taken from La banque du blason( with permission), background from Thomas Pasdeloup


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