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Sweden heraldry portal

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Civic heraldry:

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Province (Landskap): Södermanland
County (Län): Stockholms län
Additions : 1963 Östertalje (1952 Tveta); 1967 Enhörna (1952 Ytterenhörna, Överenhörna); 1971 Hölö (1952 Mörkö), Järna (1952 Överjärna, Ytterjärna, Vårdinge), Mariefred (partly), Turinge
Separated : 1999 Nykvarn

Official blazon

I blått fält en bild av Sancta Ragnhild med klädnad av silver, krona, gloria och stav av guld samt ett rött grekiskt kors på bröstet.

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The arms were granted on January 25, 1935.

The arms show St. Ragnhild, the wife of King Inge the Younger. She made many pilgrimages and was bureid in the then village of Tälje. She appeared on the local seal of the city from the 17th century, but with the wrong attributes and shown more like St. Mary. In the arms above she iis shown with a pilgrim's staff and a cross for her holyness, and a crown as she was a queen.

In 1878 the arms were shown based on the old seal (see below), with the letters S.R. for Saint Ragnhild.

As none of the other municipalities used arms, the arms wer not changed by the many additions to the municipality.


The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Coat of arms (crest) of Södertälje

The arms on a road sign

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Literature: Nevéus and de Waern, 1992; new image from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:S%C3%B6dert%C3%A4lje_vapen.svg