Castellane

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CASTELLANE

Département : Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Arms (crest) of Castellane

Official blazon

De gueules à la tour crénelée de cinq pièces d'argent, ouverte du champ et sommée de trois tourelles d'argent, le tout ajouré et maçonné de sable ; au chef cousu d'azur chargé de trois fleurs de lis d'or.

Origin/meaning

The arms combine the canting arms of the Castellane family, with a chief of France. The chief was often granted by the Kings of France to loyal cities.


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Literature : Image taken from La banque du blason (with permission); background provided by Bernard de Castellane.


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