Armourers and gunsmiths in Antwerpen

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ARMOURERS AND GUNSMITHS IN ANTWERPEN (Gilde van de harnas- en wapenmakers in Antwerpen)

Wapen van het Gilde van de harnas- en wapenmakers in Antwerpen

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  • (nl) Van keel met het recht opstaande en paalsgewijze geplaatste zwaard van zilver, het gevest van goud, vergezeld rechts en links van de kenteekens van het huis van Burgondië.

Origin/meaning

The arms show a sword and the fire thong of the Dukes of Burgundy, as the guild originated in the 14th century as a guild of swordmakers. The city was ruled by the Burgundians at the time.Literature:


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