Sint-Joris-Weert

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SINT-JORIS-WEERT

Province : Vlaams-Brabant
Incorporated into : 1977 Oud-Heverlee

Wapen van Sint-Joris-Weert/Coat of arms (crest) of Sint-Joris-Weert

Official blazon

  • (1818) Van zilver beladen met het beeld van St. George te paard.
  • (1840) een blaeuw veld met het gulden beeld van H. Georgius.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on April 25 1818 and in changed colours on June 30, 1840.

The arms are canting, showing St. George (Joris) killing the dragon. St. George is first mentioned as the patron saint of the village in 1129. All seals of the village have shown St. George.

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The arms from 1818
Wapen van/Blason de Sint-Joris-Weert

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

Literature: Servais, 1955


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