LINCOLN, See of.
LINCOLN, See of. Gules, two lions passant guardant or, on a chief azure the Holy Virgin ducally crowned seated on a throne issuant from the chief, on her dexter arm the infant Jesus and bearing in her sinister hand a sceptre all of the second.
[Recorded in the College of Arms.]
These arms first appear on the seal of William Smith (1495- 15 14).
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