STAPLE MERCHANTS OF LONDON.
STAPLE MERCHANTS OF LONDON. (Incorporated by Edward III., whose reign they held their staple for Wool at Calais, from whence it was removed to England in the year 13S9.) Barr}' nebuly of si.x argent and azure, on a chief gules, a lion passant guardant or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a ram argent, armed and unguled or. Supporters — Two rams argent, armed and unguled or. Motto — " God be our friend." [Recorded in the College of Arms.]
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