Worshipful Company of Bakers

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF BAKERS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Bakers

Official blazon

Arms: Gules, three garbs Or, on a chief harry wavy of six argent and azure two anchors of the second cabled gules; over all issuant from a cloud proper radiated in chief also Or a cubit arm descending therefrom vested of the third cuffed sable, the hand proper holding a balance gold.
Crest: On a wreath Or and gules, Two arms embowed issuing out of a cloud proper, holding in their hands a chaplet of wheat Or. Mantled gules, doubled argent.
Supporters: On either side a buck proper, attired Or, gorged with a chaplet of wheat also Or.
Motto: Praise God for all.

Origin/meaning

The arms were probably granted in 1536. Crest and supporters granted 8 November 1590; the whole recorded at the Visitation of 1634.

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913


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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960