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Pius XII
Eugenio Pacelli, Pope Pius XII

ARMS: Azure, on a triple hill-formal argent issuant from a base vert above waves of the
sea proper, a dove reguardant argent holding in its beak an olive branch vert.

SOURCE, NOTES & CREDITS:

Source for blazon: “Heraldry in the Vatican”, Jacques Cardinal Martin, Van Duren, Gerrards Cross, 1987, pages 227-233 & Plate XXII. Blazon by D.Q. Wedvick reworked by J.H. Gaylor.

From the Roman nobility, Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli, born 2 March 1876,
elected Pope Pius XII, 2 march 1939 and died 9 October 1958, age 82, the last of the
traditional popes.

The artwork is a rendering by John Hamilton Gaylor.

Wedvick Armorial, 014b, Pius XII, 20080308
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