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MARIEFRED

Province (Landskap): Södermanland
County (Län): Södermanlands län
Incorporated into : 1971 Strängnäs

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Official blazon

I blått fält en krönt madonna med gloria och mandorla, bärande på vänster arm barnet med gloria, att av guld, och stående på en månskära av silver

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 20, 1951.

The arms are knwon from a seal of the city from 1649. The arms show a canting St. Mary, which was also seen on the seal of the local abbey from 1525.

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The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
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The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935

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