Norwegian YMCA Scout Heraldry

Nordic heraldry (Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden)
Marcus Karlsson
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Location: Sweden

Re: Norwegian YMCA Scout Heraldry

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 03 Nov 2014, 16:47

Chris Green wrote:One might expect that one or two Swedish communes would feature the same charge in their arms. None springs to mind however.


Looking through the "Ny svensk vapenbok" I found no present Swedish Municipal Arms with these Hooks. And browsing the Former Municipal Arms I find no evidence of their use either.

Marcus Karlsson
Posts: 950
Joined: 13 Jul 2012, 08:52
Location: Sweden

Re: Norwegian YMCA Scout Heraldry

Postby Marcus Karlsson » 22 Nov 2014, 16:13

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Trøndelag District. Shows the Statue of King Olav II (cannonized as St Olav) who fell in the Battle of Stiklesta in Nord (Northern)-Trøndelag 1030 and laid to rest i the Trondheim Cathedral in Sør (Southern)-Trøndelag.

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Vestfold District. Two stylized Danish-Norwegian Countly Crowns symbolises the old Counties of Jarlsberg and Laurvig that makes upp Vestfold.

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Østfold District. The Area houses many Castles and Fortresses like Halden where the Swedish King Karl XII fell on 30 November 1718 during the siege of the Frederikshald Fortress.

And finnishing with Units directly administrated by the National Board:
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In the Colours of the Norwegian Flag, the Knot symbolises the District united at the national level and the Arrow the goal to strive against higher things.


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