LEICESTERSHIRE. Has no armorial bearings. The arms of the town of Leicester are usually employed, but those of Lord Howe, the Lord-Lieutenant of the county, have on occasions done duty. The seal of the County Council simply shows a view of an embattled and ruined gateway within the legend
" Sigillum comitatis Leicestriae Concillii."
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