SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, Province of (Prussia).
SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, Province of (Prussia). Per pale dexter or, two lions passant in pale azure (for Schleswig) ; sinister, gules, an inescutcheon per fesse argent and of the field within three nettle-leaves and as many passion nails alternately disposed in orle (Holstein). Ci'est — Out of a crown three sceptres or, each terminating in a bunch of peacock feathers, between four banners of the arms of Holstein, two on either side. Supporters — (Dexter) a savage supporting a banner of Prussia ; (sinister) a man in complete armour, on his head a plume of four feathers azure or gules and argent, holding in his hand a banner of Schleswig-Holstein as above.
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