SAXONY, Kingdom of.
SAXONY, Kingdom of. Quarterly : i or, a lion rampant sable (Meissen), 2 azure, a lion rampant barry of eight argent and gules, crowned or (Thuringia), 3 sable, an eagle displayed or (Thuringia), 4 azure, an eagle displayed and crowned or (Saxony), 5 gules, 6 azure, a lion rampant per fesse or and argent (Pleissen), 7 sable, a lion rampant crowned or (Voightlond), 8 gules, 9 or, seme of hearts gules, a lion rampant sable, crowned also gules (Orlamunde), 10 or, two pallets azure (Landsberg), n per fesse and the base per pale, (a) per fesse embattled azure and or, masoned sable (Oberlausitz), (1^) argent, a rose gules (Altenburg), (c) or, on a mount vert, a hen sable, combed gules (Henneberg), 12 argent, three barrulets azure (Eisenberg) ; over all an inescutcheon of Saxony, surmounted by the crown of Saxony, viz., barry often sable and or, a crown of rue in bend vert. Crests — I, Out of a crown apyramidical cylinder charged with the arms of Saxony terminating in a crown, therefrom a plume of peacock feathers (Saxony) ; 2. out of a crown two horns argent, adorned with linden leaves vert (Thuringia) ; 3. a man's head and shoulders proper in a cape paly of gules and argent, on his head a long cap of the same terminating in a bunch of peacock feathers (Meissen) ; 4. a dog's head per pale argent and sable (Voightland) ; 5. out of a crown a wing per fesse embattled azure and or, the latter masoned sable (Oberlausitz). Supporters — Two lions regardant or. Motto — " Providentiae memor."
Ordinarily the simple arms of Saxony alone on a shield surmounted with the crown and with the Supporters is all that is used.
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