BANBURY (Oxfordshire). Has no armorial bearings. The seal which was recorded at the visitation of the County of Oxford represents the branch of a tree with flowers and fruit and underneath the letters B A. The present seal represents upon an escutcheon a sun in splendour. This design is now used as the arms of the borough, the field being quoted as azure and the sun or. The motto is " Dominus nobis sol & scutum."
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