SHAFTESBURY (Dorsetshire). Has no armorial bearings. The following are quoted by Burke in his " General Armory," and by Berry : — " Quarterly ar. and az. a cross counterchanged ; in the first and fourth quarters a fleur-de-lis of the second, in the second and third quarters a leopard's face of the first." Upon the Corporation notepaper the foregoing coat-of-arms appears within the legend, " Sigillum officii maiora us burgi Shaston " ; but the leopards' faces are or.
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