Arms of the Autonome Communities

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Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 11 Apr 2014, 18:38

Spain are to day divided in to a number Autonome Communities. Most of which are ancient Kingdoms and other once independent States, whose Arms have come to be used. Som other Arms are new Creation like those of the AC of Madrid.

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Andalucia.

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Aragón. The fourth quarter shows the Arms of the old Kingdom of Aragón.

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Principality of Asturias. Showing the special Asturias Cross. The title Prince of Asturias is used by the Heir to the Throne of Spain.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 05 Aug 2014, 17:38

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Balearic Islands (Mallorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera)

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Canary Islands, the shield shows the Islands that makes of the Canary Islands. The Dogs supporters allude to the name of the Islands which means Dog Islands.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 05 Aug 2014, 17:44

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Cantabria.

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The canting Arms of Castile and Leon.

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Castile-La Mancha.

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Catalonia.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 07 Mar 2016, 18:50

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Coat of arms of the Basque Country Autonomous Community.

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Proposal for Coat of Arms of the Basque Country in 1982.

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Coat of Arms of Extremadura.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 07 Mar 2016, 18:52

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Coat of Arms of Galicia.

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Historical Arms of the Kingdom of Galicia 16th to 18th Centuries.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 07 Mar 2016, 18:57

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Coat of arms of the Community of Madrid.

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Coat of Arms of the Region of Murcia.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 07 Mar 2016, 19:08

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Coat of Arms of the Autonomous Community of Navarre, uses the ancient Arms of the Old Kingdom of Navarre.

In 1589 King Henry III of Navarre become King of France (as Henry IV) and until 1790 the Kings where styled King of France and Navarre, below the Greater Arms of the Kings of France and Navarre 1589-1790.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 07 Mar 2016, 19:11

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Coat of Arms of the Autonomous Community of La Rioja.

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Coat of Arms of the Valencian Community.

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Re: Arms of the Autonome Communities

Postby Michael F. McCartney » 09 Mar 2016, 00:02

Catalonia and the Community of Valencia are the same arms, only the crest is different.

My favorite is Galicia - clean, simple, distinctive.

It will be interesting to see how these old/new designs are received by the inhabitants of each "community"
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