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FOREZ (County)

Blason de Forez/Arms (crest) of Forez
Official blazon
French De gueules au dauphin d'or.
English blazon wanted


The arms show a dolphin and are derived from the arms of the medieval Counts of Forez. The dolphin was used already by Guigues IV de Forez (who died in 1241).

Coat of arms (crest) of Forez

The arms in the Wapen- en Vlaggenboek van Gerrit Hesman (1708)

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