Diocese of Gloucester

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DIOCESE OF GLOUCESTER

Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1541, united with Bristol 1836-1897

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Gloucester

Official blazon

Azure, two keys endorsed in saltire, wards upwards, Or.

Origin/meaning

The arms were recorded at the College of Arms.

The two keys are the arms of the former St. Peters Abbey.


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Literature : Image from Wills's Arms of the Bishopric. McCarthy: Armoria Sedium