Duchy of Saxony-Meiningen-Hildburghausen. The Arms of Saxony covering Fields V och VIII showing the Arms of the County of Landsberg. The other fields show I. Landgraviate of Thuringia, II. Duchy of Kleve, III. Margraviate of Meissen, IV. Duchy of Jülich, VI. Duchy of Berg, VII. Pfalz Sachsen, IX. Pfalz Thüringen, X. County of Orlamünde, XI. Lordship of Eisenberg, XII. Lordship of Pleissen, XIII. Burggraviate of Altenburg, XIV. filling, XV. County of Brena, XVI. County of Mark, XVII. Per Pale Lordship of Römhild and Princely County of Henneberg och XVIII. County of Ravensberg. Crests are from dexter to sinister 1. Duchy of Saxony, 2. Landgraviate of Thuringia, 3. Princly County of Henneberg, 4. Margraviate of Meissen, 5. Duchy of Jülich och 6. Duchy of Berg.
The Order is the Ducal Saxony-Ernestine House Order. sachsen-ernestinska husorden. Founded 25 december 1833 by the Dukes of Saxony-Altenburg, Saxony-Coburg and Gotha and Saxony-Meiningen-Hildburghausen in memory of the founder of the Ernestine Lineage Duke Ernst the Pious.
Middle Arms of Saxony-Meiningen-Hildburghausen. Enschuteon - Saxony. I. Thuringia, II. Henneberg, III. Römhild and IV. Meissen. The lesser Arms was just the Shield of Saxony crowned.
Greater Arms of Saxony-Coburg and Gotha (this tiny state produced Prince Albert consort of Queen Victoria of Great-Britain ect and perhaps lesser known the Mother of the Present King of Sweden Princess Sibylla). Enschuteon -Saxony. I. Duchy of Jülich, II. Duchy of Kleve, III. Duchy of Berg, IV. Duchy of Engern, V. Duchy of Westfalen, VI. Duchy of Coburg, VII. Landgraviate of Thuringia which also doubbles as arms of the Duchy of Gotha, VIII. County of Meissen, IX. Per Pale Henneberg and Römhild, X. Principality of Lichtenberg, XI. Pfalz Sachsen, XII. Pfalz Thüringen, XIII. Margraviate of Landsberg, XIV. County of Brena, XV. County of Orlamünde, XVI. County of Pleissen, XVII. Burggraviate of Altenburg, XVIII. Lordship of Eisenberg, XIX. County of Mark, XX. County of Ravensberg, XXI. Lordship of Ravenstein, XXII. Lordship Tonna och XXIII. filling with no meaning.
Middle Arms of Saxony-Coburg and Gotha. Enschuteon Saxony, I. Thuringia/Gotha, II. Meissen, III. Henneberg and IV. Coburg.
A little Family history to explain the various lines of the House of Saxony (or Wettin). The Chur Prince Friedrich III (died 1464) had two sons Ernst (succeded as chur Prince died 1486) and Albrecht (or Albert died 1500). From Ernst stemmed the Ernestine lineage. His descendants Wilhelm (died 1662) and Ernst the Pious (died 1675) founded in form of thier sons the Ducal Saxon lineage. Wilhelm's son Johann Ernst founded the Saxony-Weimar lineage. The Sons of Ernst the Pious Bernhard, Ernst och Johann Ernst founded the lineages Meiningen-Hildburghausen, Altenburg and Coburg-Gotha. From Albrecht stemmed the Albertine lineage which was Chur Princes and later Kings of Saxony.