Royal coat of arms of King William III
Carved and painted royal coat of arms of King William III (reg. 1689-1702) after the death of Queen Mary in 1694. The Stuart Royal arms with the addition of the etcutcheon of Nassau (Azure billetty or, a lion rampant of the last armed and langued gules). The arms are surrounded by the motto of the order of the Garter: 'HONO SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE', with the motto: 'DIEU ET MON DROIT' below. Beneath is the motto of the House of Organe-Nassua: 'JE Maintiendray' ('I will maintain in Old French). Surmounted by a crowned helmet, the lion crest of which appears to be missing.
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