Anciennes Armoiries de la ville - Thuin - Belgique
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N 50° 20.375 E 004° 17.200
31U E 591559 N 5577179
Quick Description: [FR] Blason de la ville de Thuin sur le monument des combattants. [EN] Coat of arms of the city of Thuin on the monument of the fighters.
Location: Hainaut, Belgium
Date Posted: 10/30/2019 10:12:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM11J49
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 2

Long Description:

FR

Blason officiel

  • (1820) à
  • (1838) D'azur à un lion d'or, armé et lampassd de même, l'écu timbré d'une couronne d'or.
  • (1883) D'azur, au lion d'argent, armé et lampassé de gueules, l'écu chargé de billettes d'argent et couronné d'or.
  • (1984) D'azur au château-fort d'argent accosté de deux écussons du méme au lion couronné de sable, celui de dextre contourné.

Origine/signification

Les armoiries furent officiellement concédées le 6 décembre 1820 par le Conseil suprême de la Noblesse des Pays-Bas et confirmées le 7 avril 1838 par un Arrêté royal après l'indépendance de la Belgique . De nouvelles armes furent octroyées le 1er mars 1883 et  le 27 août 1984 après la fusion des communes. Le dernier blason reprend le motif du plus ancien sceau connu de la ville.

EN

Officiel blazon

  • (1820) till
  • (1838) Azure to a lion Or, armed and lampassd as well, the shield stamped with a crown Or.
  • (1883) Azure, a lion Argent, armed and lampasse Gules, the shield charged with billets Argent and crowned Or.
  • (1984) Azure a castle fortified Argent between two escutcheons from the same to the lion crowned Sable, the dexter one circumvented.

Origin/meaning

The coat of arms was officially granted on 6 December 1820 by the Supreme Council of the Netherlands Nobility and confirmed on 7 April 1838 by a Royal Decree after Belgium's independence. New weapons were granted on 1 March 1883 and 27 August 1984 after the merger of the municipalities. The last coat of arms is based on the motif of the oldest known seal of the city.

 

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Bearer of Coat of Arms: Town

Full name of the bearer: City of Thuin

Where is Coat of Arms installed (short description) ?:
It's installed on the World War I monument, located at the bottom of Thuin's belfry.


Material / Design: Stone

Blazon (heraldic description):
[FR] Armes de Thuin entre 1883 et la fusion des communes. Blasonnement : D’azur semé de billettes d’argent au lion d’argent armé et lampassé de gueules brochant sur le tout. [EN] Coat of Arms of Thuin city between 1883 and the merger of the communes. Blasonnement : azure sown of silver billets with a silver lion armed and covered with Gules broaching the whole


Address:
Place Albert 1er Thuin, Wallonie Belgique 6530


Web page about the bearer of Coat of Arms (if exists): [Web Link]

Web page about the structure where is Coat of Arms installed (if exists): Not listed

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