Registration number 20061127A
This certifies that the heraldic arms of Boston College are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below
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The tinctures, gules and or, are the heraldic equivalents of the College colors, maroon and old gold. The "trimount," represents the city, Tremont, the old name of Boston, Massachusetts. The open book, symbolic of knowledge, is the central charge of the academic shield. The chief is derived from the arms of old Boston, Lincolnshire, England, (Saint Botolph's Town), a field sable, three crowns, of crosses pattee and fleur-de-lis, per pale or; only two crowns are shown, the place of the third being taken by the badge of the Jesuit Order. This badge has a field, azure, rayonne or, enclosing the sacred letters IHS under a cross and above the Sacred Nails, of the second.