Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers

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WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF WAX CHANDLERS

London Guild
Established:

Arms of Worshipful Company of Wax Chandlers

Official blazon

Arms : Azure, on a chevron argent between three mortiers royal Or, as many roses gules seeded Or.
Crest: On a wreath Or and gules, A maiden vested of cloth of gold furred with ermine, kneeling amongst divers flowers proper and making thereof a garland.
Supporters: On either side a unicorn argent, gorged with a garland of various flowers proper, the horn wreathed Or and gules.
Motto: Truth is the light.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on February 3, 1485. Supporters granted 11 October 1530; the whole confirmed 12 October 1536. The whole entered at the Visitation of 1634.

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Literature : Bromley and Child, 1960