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The arms were officially granted on August 29, 1561.
 
The arms were officially granted on August 29, 1561.
  

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IPSWICH

Arms (crest) of Ipswich

Official blazon

Arms : Per pale Gules and Azure in the first a Lion rampant Gold armed and langued Azure in the second three demi Boats of the third.
Crest : On a Wreath Or and Gules a demi Lion Or supporting a Ship Sable.
Supporters : Two Horses of the Sea commonly called Neptune's Horses maned and fined Gold.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 29, 1561.

The arms are based on the arms of the Cinque Ports, the five harbour towns that were supposed to provide support for the Royal Navy for several centuries. The common arms of these cities were English lions with ship-hull tails.

Seal of Ipswich

Medieval seal of Ipswich.
Arms (crest) of Ipswich

The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
Arms (crest) of Ipswich

The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1906
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The arms on postcard (pre 1910)
Arms (crest) of Ipswich

The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1925
Arms (crest) of Ipswich

The arms on a postcard, 1970s

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Literature : Information provided by the Ipswich Council.