Diocese of Tennessee

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DIOCESE OF TENNESSEE

Country : United States
Denomination : Anglican
Established : 1834
See city : Nashville

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Tennessee

Official blazon

Gules a cross or, on a chief azure, the letters XVI or between at dexter a sheaf or and at sinister a plough proper.

Origin/meaning

The Cross symbolizes Christianity. Ther Figures on the chief are tanken from the State Seal of Tennessee.


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