Artins

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ARTINS

Département : Loir-et-Cher

Blason de Artins/Arms (crest) of Artins
Official blazon
French Écartelé: aux 1er et 4e losangé d'or et de gueules, aux 2e et 3e d'azur à cinq fleurs de lis d'or ordonnées en sautoir; à la croix d'argent brochant sur le tout.
English blazon wanted

Origin/meaning

The first and fourth quarters are the arms of the Turpin family, lords of Artins from the eleventh century. The 2nd and 3rd quarters are the arms of the Loges family who possessed the lordship of Artins between 1458 and 1605. The silver cross is the cross of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem who had in Artins one of their a major Commanderies of Central France.

Literature: Image from http://www.armorialdefrance.fr


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