Messimy (Rhône)

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MESSIMY (RHÔNE)

Département : Rhône

Blason de Messimy (Rhône)

Official blazon

Écartelé: au 1er de gueules à la tête de lion d'argent à senestre en chef et à la tête de griffon d'or contournée à dextre en pointe, au 2e d'azur au sautoir ondé d'or cantonné de quatre besants du même, au 3e d'azur à trois tours d'argent maçonnées de sable, au 4e de gueules à la tour avec son avant-mur senestre, d'argent maçonné de sable.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially adopted on January 6, 1984.

The first quarter shows elements from the arms of the Canons to the Counts of Lyon. The second and third show the arms of the Dugas and Arthaud families, former lords of the village. The fourth quarter refers to the local fortifications.


Literature : Image from http://www.armorialdefrance.fr


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