Diocese of Wakefield

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DIOCESE OF WAKEFIELD

Country : United Kingdom
Denomination : Anglican
Established: 1888
Incorporated into : 2014 Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales

Arms (crest) of Diocese of Wakefield

Official blazon

Or, a fteur-de-lis azure; on a chief of the last three celestial crowns of the field.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 17, 1905.

The Field is from the Arms of the City of Wakefield in reversed tinctures, the City has a gold Fleur-de-lis on a blue Field. The Crowns on the Chief,
alludes to the dedication of the Cathedral in honour of All Saints.


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Literature : Image from Wills's Arms of the Bishopric. McCarthy: Armoria Sedium; E.E. Dorling: Heraldry of the Chruch a Handbook.