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MORAY

Area Council

Additions : 1996 Moray District Council of the Grampian Region

Arms (crest) of Moray

Official blazon

Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Azure, three mullets Argent; 2nd and 3rd, Argent, three cushions within a double tressure flory counterflory Gules.

Above the Shield is placed a Coronet appropriate to a statutory Area Council, videlicet:- issuant from a circlet eight paling piles (three and two halves visible) Or and eight garbs (four visible) of the Last, banded Sable.

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 22, 1996.

These are the arms of the former Morayshire County with a crown for an area council and without the motto.

District Council

Additions : 1975 Aberlour, Buckie, Burghead, Cullen, Dufftown, Elgin, Fin­dochty, Forres, Keith, Lossiemouth and Branderburgh, Portknockie, Rothes and districts

Arms (crest) of Moray

Official blazon

Quarterly: 1st and 4th, Azure, three mullets Argent; 2nd and 3rd, Argent, three cushions within a double tressure flory counterflory Gules.

Above the Shield is placed a coronet appropriate to a statutory Dis­ trict, videlicet:-a circlet richly chased, from which are issuant eight thistle-heads (three and two halves visible) Or; and in an Escrol below the same this Motto Sub Spe".

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on July 22, 1977.

These are the arms of the former Morayshire County with a crown for an district council.

Arms of Moray

The arms on a waste bin

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Literature : Urquhart, 1979, 2001