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Heroldsberg Market Town (Germany)

Markt Heroldsberg, Landkreis Erlangen-Höchstadt, Bayern

Last modified: 2021-09-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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It is a yellow-blue vertical bicolour. The coat of arms is shifted towards the top.
Source: this online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Sep 2021

Coat of Arms

Shield Azure a lion's head caboshed Or tongued Gules, flanked by three 6-point stars Argent on dexter and sinister chief point and on middle base point.
The stars are taken from the family arms of the Geuder kin, a patrician family from Nürnberg. The lion is probably a differentiation of the Bohemian lion, as the arms were granted to Conz Geuder, who owned the town in 1417, by King Sigismund of Böhmen. In 1836 a new seal was about to be introduced, displaying a canting herald on a mountain. But the local seal was simply abolished in 1885 and the new arms never came to being. In 1937 the old pattern with lion and stars was restored.
Source: Stadler 1965, p.72
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Sep 2021

The arms were granted by King Sigismund of Böhmen in 1417.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Sep 2021

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