Biggar Coat of Arms

Updated: Sep 20




THE BIGGAR COAT OF ARMS

HERBY ILLUSTRATED IS OFFICIAL DOCUMENTED IN BURKE'S GENERAL ARMORY. THE ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION OF THE ARMS IS AS FOLLOWS


"AR.A BEND AZ BETW.THREE MULLETS GU"

When translated the blazon also describes the original colours of the Biggar arms as


"SILVER; A BLUE DIAGONAL BEND BETWEEN THREE RED STARS"


Meaning of Symbols and colours:

SILVER - Argent or white depicted by a white space, represents serenity and nobility.

BEND - One of the Honorable Ordinates. Blue: truth and loyalty

STAR - Honor and achievement. Red: warrior or martyr, also military strength or magnanimity.