Arms : Azure, four bars Or.
Crest : On either side an eagle displayed with two heads Or, ducally gorged azure.
Salisbury's arms were recorded in 1565 and 1623, but may already date from the 13th century.
The shield is one of those very simple early coats which probably carry no meaning, and it is not known why double-headed spread-eagles were adopted as supporters.
The seal as seen in 1845
The arms as used on a JaJa postcard +/- 1905
The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1906
The arms in the Coffee Hag albums +/- 1925
The arms as used on a Faulkner postcard +/- 1905
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