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Blason d'Auch/Arms (crest) of Auch

Country : France

Département : Gers
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Official blazon
French Parti: au 1er de gueules à l'agneau pascal d'argent, la tête contournée, portant une bannière d'azur chargée d'une croisette d'argent, à la hampe du même posée en barre, au 2e d'argent au lion de gueules armé de sable.
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The arms represent the two co-lords who exercised their power under the Ancien Régime: the archbishop of Auch and the count of Armagnac. The archiepiscopal power is symbolized by the paschal lamb, while the lion is taken from the arms of the Counts d'Armagnac.

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Literature: Louis, 1949

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