LEEDS (Yorkshire). Azure, a fleece or, on a chief sable three mullets argent. Recorded in the visitation of the county of Yorkshire in 1662. A crest, An owl argent, and supporters. On either side an owl argent ducally crowned or, are regularly used, but are of no authority. Motto — " Pro Rege et Lege." Burke in his " General Armory " gives the tinctures azure, a fleece or, on a chief of the last three mullets of the field ; but the arms as given above, though bad heraldry, are correct.
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