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The story of the shield



Click on the crowns to find out who they represent.

The Shield, displaying three crowns.

The shield at the centre of the coat of arms was that of the Prior of Tynemouth. The crowns represent three ancient kings buried in the grounds of the priory,

Oswin - 651 a.d.

Osred - 792 a.d.

Malcolm -1093 a.d.






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August 8, 2007 © North Tyneside Libraries 2007-8

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