Coat of Arms

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CRESPEL DE A TRICHE. Bretagne et Normandie

ARMS:
“De gules a’ une main fermee d’argent, accompagnee des trois cygnes du meme”
A red shield with a silver closed hand surrounded by three silver swans

CREST: 
A swan argent

MOTTO:
Color fidesque perennis – Beauty and everlasting faith

SYMBOLISM:
Gules (red) is the color of military fortitude and magnanimity
Argent (silver) signifies peace, sincerity, charity
Hand – Faith, sincerity, justice, a collected mind
Swan – the ensign of poets, writers, musicians

Henri Jougla DeMorenas, Grand Armorial de France, vol. II, p.762
J.B. Reitstap, Armorial General, 1884, vol. I, p. 762
W. Cecil Wade, The Symbolisms of Heraldry

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