St John's College

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Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : York
Incorporated into : 1974 College of Ripon and York St John (1990 University of Leeds, since 2006 York St John University)

Arms (crest) of St John's College

Official blazon

Arms : Per chevron vert and Or, in chief two pairs of keys in saltire, wards upwards and outwards, of the last and in base an eagle displayed sable.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, An eagle displayed sable charged on the dexter wing with a torch inflamed and on the sinister wing with a key erect, the ward upwards and to the sinister, Or.


The arms were officially granted on September 29, 1952.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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