Meldert (Boutersem)

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MELDERT (bij TIENEN)

Province : Vlaams-Brabant
Incorporated into : 1964 Honsem (1977 Boutersem)

Wapen van Meldert (Boutersem)/Coat of arms (crest) of Meldert (Boutersem)

Official blazon

Van zilver met het schildhoofd van hermelijn beladenmet drie palen van keel.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 21, 1923.

The arms are derived from the arms of the Lords of Meldert, known since the 12th century. The arms are also mentioned in the Armorial Gelre from the early 14th century. The arms are also used on the seals of the local council in the 13th and 14th centuries.

Wapen van/Blason de Meldert (Boutersem)

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930

Literature: Servais, 1955


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