Diocese of New Hampshire

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DIOCESE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1841
See city : Concord

Arms (crest) of Diocese of New Hampshire

Official blazon

Gules, on a cross azure, fimbriated argent between four crosses pommelly argent, a sword enfiled of a sheaf of arrows also argent.

Origin/meaning

Th bundle of Arrows is adopted from the 1680 seal of New Hampshire. The Sword is the "Sword of the spirit". The coat of Arms was designed by Pierre de Chaignon LaRose.

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