Diocese of Tennessee
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DIOCESE OF TENNESSEE
Gules a cross or, on a chief azure, the letters XVI or between at dexter a sheaf or and at sinister a plough proper.
The Cross symbolizes Christianity. Ther Figures on the chief are tanken from the State Seal of Tennessee.
Literature : Eckford De Kay: Heraldry in the Episcopal Church; Michael Francis McCarthy: Armoria Sedium