Downing College (Cambridge University)
DOWNING COLLEGE (CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY)
Arms : Barry of eight argent and vert, a griffin segreant Or within a bordure azure charged with eight roses of the first, barbed and seeded proper.
Motto: Quaerere verum.
The arms were officially granted on April 13, 1801.
Downing College founded in 1800 under the will of Sir George Downing, Bt. The bordure differences the arms of the college from those of the founder.
The arms on a tobacco card, (1922)