Last modified: 2002-01-18 by ivan sache
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by Palac Cyberflag
The arms of Lyonnais are better those of the city of Lyon, as there is a chief azure three fleurs de lys or, which is the sign of a royal "good town" (bonne ville). These arms are canting, but as the etymology of the name "Lyon" doesn't mean "lion", the origin of these arms is certainly other.
Pascal Vagnat, 28 August 1997
by Jaume Ollé
The pays of Forez has for coat of arms a red field with a yellow dolphin.
Jaume Ollé, 4 January 1999
Forez corresponds to a large part of the department of Loire. The coat of arms of Forez has been proposed as coat of arms of the departement.
Pascal Vagnat, 4 January 1999