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Churchill

Arms: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Sable a lion rampant Argent, a canton of Argent a cross Gules; 2nd and 3rd quarterly Argent and Gules a fret Or, over all a bend Sable charged with three Escallops Argent and overall in chief on a shield Argent a cross Gules an inescutcheon Azure three fleur-de-lis Or, beneath centered a crescent Azure.

SOURCES/NOTES & CREDITS: Information adapted from internet sources such as the Wikipedia article on Sir Winston. Note: We believe the crescent Azure is a difference for his father, Lord Randolph Churchill as the third son of the 7th Duke of Marlborough. Source for blazon and illustration: “Basic Heraldry”, Friar and Ferguson, 1993, pp 128-129

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG ( 1874-1965) was a British politician, army officer, and author, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in the Second World War. He was then offered a dukedom but turned it down but eventually accepted becoming a Knight of the Garter. Sir Winston is so well known, we don’t feel the need to go further into his biography.

The artwork is a rendition of John Hamilton Gaylor

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