Description"This inscribed stone, with the City of Newcastle coat of arms, is part of the []. During the English Civil War, Newcastle supported the king and in 1644 the city was besieged for many months. The grateful King bestowed the motto "Fortiter Defendit Triumphans" ("Triumphing by a brave defence") on the town. Full details of the coat of arms are given at http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/your-council-and-democracy/councillors-and-democracy/lord-mayor/the-coat-of-arms-of-the-city-of-newcastle-upon-tyne ." Photo by Mike Quinn, 2014.
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Added by: Simon Cotterill
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Picture Taken: 2014-12-16