Guy's Hospital

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Coat of arms (crest) of Guy's Hospital

Official blazon

Official blazon

Arms : Sable, on a chevron Or between three leopards' heads argent, each crowned with an Eastern crown of the second, as many fleurs-de-lis azure.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A woman sitting accompanied with three children proper, habited azure, being the •emblem of Charity.
Supporters: On either side an angel proper, habited argent, the hair and wings Or, each holding a book proper, the clasps gold.
Motto: Dare quam accipere.


The arms were officially granted on May 24, 1725 to the Corporation for the Management and Disposition of the Charities of Thomas Guy of London.

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Coat of arms (crest) of Guy's Hospital

The arms on the hospital

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