Södermanland

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SÖDERMANLAND

Province (Landskap): Blekinge

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Official blazon

I fält av guld en upprest svart grip med röd beväring.

Origin/meaning

The arms show a griffin and were already used at the funeral procession of King Gustav Vasa in 1560.

The meaning of the griffin is not known.

Arms of Södermanland

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
Arms of Södermanland

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Arms of Södermanland

Greeting card, 1950s


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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992

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