BURY-ST-EDMUNDS (Suffolk). Azure, three pairs of arrows in saltire or, each pair enfiled with a ducal coronet of the last. Crest — On a wreath of the colours a wolf sejant proper, and resting upon the wreath between its paws tlie head of a man, couped at the neck of the last, ducally crowned or. Recorded in the College of Arms. [Grant dated 29th Nov. 1609. See Catalogue of Heraldic Exhibition, 71.] Motto — " Sacrarium regis cunabula legis." The seal simply shows the crest, but the wolf is there placed in a peculiar position, neither sejant nor couchant, and holding the head in the de.xter forepaw apparent!)' b)' the hair.
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