Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh

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ARCHDIOCESE OF SAINT ANDREWS AND EDINBURGH (Archidioecesis Sancti Andreae et Edimburgensis)

Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Roman Catholic

Established : 1653 as Prefecture Apostolic of Scotland, 1694 Vicariate Apostolic of Scotland, 1727 Vicariate Apostolic of Lowland District, 1827 Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern District
Elevated to Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh in 1878

Arms (crest) of Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

Arms of Archbishops


Literature : Cardinal's Arms by Hans van Heijningen on Araldica Vaticana, Archbishop Cushley's Arms by SajoR on Wikimedia Commons, archdiocesean Arms from https://ecclesiasticalheraldry.weebly.com/united-kingdom.html