Soke of Peterborough

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Incorporated into : 1965 Huntingdon and Peterborough (1974 Cambridgeshire)

Arms (crest) of Soke of Peterborough

Official blazon

Arms : Barry of ten Argent and Azure two Keys in saltire wards upwards Or.
Crest : Issuant from a Mural Crown Or a demi Lion Ermine holding in the right paw two Ears of Wheat stalked Or.
Motto: Cor unum


The arms were officially granted on November 10, 1950.

Both the silver and blue barry field and the ermine lion in the crest come from the Arms of the Salisbury family. The crossed keys are taken from the arms of the City of Peterborough. The motto also comes from the Salisbury family.

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Literature : Image and information provided by Laurence Jones.