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's-Gravenpolder (The Netherlands)
Borsele municipality, Zeeland province
Last modified: 2004-07-24 by jarig bakker
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Adopted 6 April 1954
's-Gravenpolder [former municipality]
Description: three equally high stripes of blue, white and black; adopted
6 Apr 1954 by municipal resolution.
's-Gravenpolder means: polder of the count. When this area was enclosed
by dikes (c. 1300) it automatically belonged to the Lord who was
the sovereign at the time. The highest title in Holland and Zeeland at
that time was Graaf (count).
by Jarig Bakker, 22 Jul 2004
Granted 31 Jul 1817
Description: argent a black eagle, all within a blue seam, charged with
8 silver pennies.
This is the CoA of the lordship with the same name.