SAXE-COBURG AND GOTHA, Duchy of.
SAXE-COBURG AND GOTHA, Duchy of. Quarterly: i or, a lion rampant sable (Julich), 2 gules, an escarbuncle or, the centre an inescutcheon argent (Cleves), 3 argent, a lion rampant gules, crowned azure (Berg) 4 gules, three hearts or (? seeblatter) (Engern), 5 gules, a horse saliant argent (Westphalia), 6 sable, a lion rampant or (Coburg), 7 azure, a lion rampant barry of eight argent and gules, crowned or (Gotha), 8 or, a lion rampant sable (Meissen), 9 Henneberg and Romhild (refer to Saxe-Meiningen) impaled, 10 per fesse argent and azure, seme of — a lion rampant, all counterchanged, crowned or (Lichtenburg), 11 azure, an eagle displayed or (Saxony), 12 sable, an eagle displayed or (Thuringia), 13 or, two pallets azure (Landsberg), 14 argent, three seeblatter gules (Brena), 15 or, seme of hearts gules, a lion rampant sable crowned of the second (Orlamunde), 16 azure, a lion rampant per fesse or and argent (Pleissen), 17 argent, a rose gules (Altenburg), 18 argent, three barrulets azure (Eisenberg), 19 or, a fess chequy gules and argent (Mark), 20 argent, three chevronels gules (Ravensberg), 21 or, a bend argent, surmounted by a raven holding in its beak a gold ring (Ravenstein), 22 azure, a lion rampant argent (Tonna), 23 gules ; over all an escutcheon of Saxony. Crests — i. Saxony 2. Meissen, 3. Thuringia, 4. a griffin's head or, collared gules, winged sable 5. a bull's head gules, ringed and horned argent, crowned or, the rim chequy gules and argent, 6. out of a crown a plume of peacock feathers. Supporters — Two lions guardant and crowned or. Motto — " Fideliter et constanter."
The present and late dukes bore on an escutcheon of Saxony an inescutcheon of the arms of the United Kingdom with their especial labels.
Original Source bookofpublicarms00foxd_djvu.txt near line 22961.
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