Diocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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DIOCESE OF MILWAUKEE

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1847 as the Diocese of Wisconsin, renamed in 1886
See city : Milwaukee

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Official blazon

Azure a badger trippant argent between three crosses fleury or.

Origin/meaning

The Badger symbolizes Wisconsin and the Crosses fleury the early French presence. Designed by Pierre de Chaignon LaRose and adopted in 1912.


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Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church; Michael Francis McCarthy: Armoria Sedium