Worshipful Company of Mercers
WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF MERCERS
Arms : Gules, issuant from a bank of clouds a figure of the Virgin couped at the shoulders proper, vested in a crimson robe adorned with gold, the neck encircled by a jewelled necklace, crined Or and wreathed about the temples with a chaplet of roses alternately argent and of the first, and crowned with a celestial crown ; the whole within a bordure of clouds alsoproper.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, Issuant from a bank of clouds proper a figure of the Virgin as in the Arms.
Motto: Honor Deo
The arms were officially granted on April 22, 1911.
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The arms on a Wills's cigarette card, 1913
Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960