-St Mungo and the Glasgow coat of arms
-Glasgow`s motto

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The city`s motto is a shortened version of the inscription on a bell that was made in 1637 for the Tron Kirk (of which the Tron Steeple still exists): Lord let Glasgow flovrichse throvgh the preaching of thy word and priasing thy name. In 1663 this motto became Lord let Glasgow flourish through the preaching of thy word and in 1699 this was shortened to Let Glasgow flourish.

This article is based on the guidebook "The Glasgow Guide".

This very elaborate coat of arms is on the Royal Concert Hall and it faces down Buchanan Street.
Previous St Mungo article:
The salmon, the ring and the square bell
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St Mungo and the Glasgow coat of arms

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