Worshipful Company of Grocers

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF GROCERS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Grocers

Official blazon

Arms : Argent, a chev­ron gules between nine cloves sable.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A camel statant Or, bridled sable, on his back two bags of pepper argent powdered with cloves and corded sable. Mantled azure, doubled argent.
Supporters: On either side a griffin per fesse gules and Or, the underwing azure, beaked and clawed Or.
Motto: God grant grace.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1532, crest granted (the mantling gules, doubled argent) on 14 October 1562; mantling changed at the Visitation of 1634. The whole exemplified 8 June 1927.

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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913


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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960