St. Michael's College

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ST. MICHAEL'S COLLEGE

Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Leeds

Coat of arms (crest) of St. Michael's College

Official blazon

Arms: Azure, a sword erect enflamed proper, pomel and hilt Or; a bordure argent gutty de sang.
Motto: Quis ut Deus

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on April 10, 1967.

The flaming sword is the symbol of St. Michael. The bordure with the drops of blood signify Christ and on the other hand are a reminder of the harshness of the world beyond the confines of the school and that anyone at any time may be required to shed his blood for Christ.


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Literature: Briggs, 1971; brochure from the school