Jesus College (Cambridge University)

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JESUS COLLEGE (CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY)

Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Cambridge

Arms (crest) of Jesus College (Cambridge University)

Official blazon

Arms: Argent, a fesse sable between three cocks' heads erased sable, crested and jelloped gules; all within a bordure of the last charged with eight ducal coronets Or.
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or a cock sable, crested and jellopped gules.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1575.

Jesus College, founded in 1496 by Bishop John Alcock shows the arms of the Alcock family (bar and roosters) with a bordure of crowns. These are derived from the arms of the See of Ely, of which John Alcock was bishop at the time.

Arms of Jesus College (Cambridge University)

The arms on a tobacco card, (1922)


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