Abbey of Sankt Gallen

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search

ABBEY OF SANKT GALLEN (Fürstabtei St. Gallen)

Country : Switzerland
Denomination : Roman Catholic
Order : Benedictan

Established : 719
Abolished : 1805

Arms (crest) of Abbey of Sankt Gallen
Official blazon
English blazon wanted


The Abbey was founded in 835 by St. Meinrad; the crows in the monastery's arms is said to represent crows which the saint kept as pets, and have been borne since the 15th century.

Image gallery

Arms of Abbots


Religious or Ecclesiastical heraldry portal

This page is part of the
Ecclesiastical heraldry portal

Heraldry of the World

Catholic heraldry

Other Christian churches

Other religions

  • Total pages in the Ecclesiastical section : 18,920
  • Total images in the Ecclesiastical section : 17,910

Contact and Support


Your logo here ?
Contact us

© since 1995, Heraldry of the World, Ralf Hartemink Ralf Hartemink arms.jpg
Index of the site