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COAT OF ARMS

To go back in the history of the countship of Corbeil, it appears, according to the local tradition, about the year 960 Count Aymon, the father of Germain, the wife of Mauger, slew a terrible dragon in that place, when the Count of Corbeil assumed that animal as the arms or distinquishing mark for his family. While there is some doubt about the matter, nevertheless, the weight of evidence seems to be that Werlac, the son of Mauger, adopted the old arms of the Count Aymon. The Swiss master of Heraldry have given considerable study to the arms of Corbeil as achieved by Count Haymon and Werlac, and they give the authentic arms of these noblemen as they appear in Figure 4. below.

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