SEPÚLVEDA Coat of Arms

Please keep in mind that because your surname includes SEPÚLVEDA, you are most certainly not entitled to bear one of the following coat of arms or to pretend to have a relationship to it. Under all jurisdictions today, a coat of arms is considered part of a surname and of a person's identity. Using a coat of arms for which you cannot proove legal right to bear (such as granted to a direct ancestor with hereditary rights), you are assuming someone else's identity. The following shields were researched both on the Internet and offline.
For more information about coat of arms, please check the excellent heraldica.org site.

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SEPULVEDA (Spain) SEPULVEDA (Portugal)
SEPÚLVEDA (España) : en campo de azur, un castillo de oro, y saliente del homenaje, un brazo armado, con una espada en la mano; bordura de gules, con ocho aspas de oro.
Source: www.blasonari.com
This is the most common coat of arms found for the SEPÚLVEDA name. Please note the crest is an artist rendering and is not part of the blasoning.
SEPÚLVEDA (Portugal) : De vermelho, com uma oliveira de verde, perfilada de ouro, arrancada de prata, sustida por dois leões de ouro afrontados, e suas estrelas de oito raios de prata, postas nos cantões do chefe. Timbre: um leão do escudo, sainte.
Source: Armorial Lusitano
www.blasonari.com
Also available on www.araldis.com
Please note this is an artist rendering, and is incorrect: the roots of the tree should be 'argent', the 2 stars should be in the upper corners, and the crest should be a lion (see coat of arms on homepage).
SEPÚLVEDA (Italia): Scudo diviso dall'alto al basso con una spada impugnata da una mano, tutto lo scudo attraversato da una banda ingoiata in cadauna estremità da una testa di drago. Al lato destro della spada tredici bisanti e al lato sinistro un castello.
Source: www.araldis.com
Rare. Please note this is an artist rendering, and is black and white.
SEPÚLVEDA: En campo de plata, una parrilla, de oro
Source: www.blasonari.com
Rare. Please note this is an artist rendering, the crest is certainly incorrect.
SEPÚLVEDA (Segovia, España): En oro, dos fajas de sable.
Source: www.araldis.com
Rare. Please note this is an artist rendering.
SEPÚLVEDA (Segovia, España): Cuartelado: primero, de azur, con un castillo de oro almenado: segundo de sinople, con una cruz de plata como la de Santiago; tercero, de oro con un alfanje curvo de plata, surmontado, de una cabeza de turco degollada, y cuarto, de azur, con un león de oro rampante, lampasado y armado de gules y acompañado de cinco flores de lis de oro, tres arriba y dos abajo.
Source: www.araldis.com
Rare.

Town of SEPÚLVEDA

Official Coat of Arms Coat of arms on a souvenir plate Fountain coat of arms
Official Coat of Arms of 'Villa de SEPÚLVEDA, Provincia de Segovia, Spain'
Source: www.villadesepulveda.org
Coat of arms as pictured on a souvenir plate
Source: pix by Rodrigo Sepulveda, Oct 2000
Coat of arms pictured on the side of a fountain south of the main square of the town
Source: pix by Rodrigo Sepulveda, Oct 2000

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If you have comments or suggestions, email me at rodrigo@sepulveda.org
12.01.2003