Genappe

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Arms of Belgium
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Civic Heraldry of Belgium - Belgische Gemeentewapens / Armorial de Belgique
Wapen van België


GENAPPE

Province : Brabant wallon
Additions : 1977 Baisy-Thy, Bousval, Glabais, Houtain-le-Val, Loupoigne, Vieux-Genappe, Ways

Blason de Genappe

Official blazon

  • (1819) Zijnde een blaauw schild beladen met een burg verzeld ter wederzijde van een lelie, alles van goud.
  • (1838) D'azur, à un château, ouvert, à trois tours d'or, costoyé de deux fleurs de lis de même.
  • (1999) D'azur au château ouvert à trois tours d'or, accosté de deux fleurs de lis du même.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on September 15, 1819 and again on September 29, 1838 and April 30, 1999.

The arms show the local castle. The fleur-de-lys were added after the stay of the French crownprince Louis (later King Louis XI) from 1456-1461. The arms already appear on the 15th century seals of the city.

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Seal from 1355


Wapen van/Blason de Genappe

The arms in the Koffie Hag/Café Hag albums +/- 1930
Wapen van/Blason de Genappe

The arms on a police badge (source)


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Literature : Servais, 1955


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