National and historical symbols of Hungary

In this section you can find the crests of almost 2400 settlements of Hungary with notes. Find the starting letter of the settlement in the list and click if you want to see it.

The Coat of Arms of the Village of Szabadszentkirály [¤]
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(Baranya County)

Spade shield erect, azure and vert, its base is rounded. Shield’s edges are decorated with buttons or. In field azure and vert the standing figure of king St. Stephen is borne, habited in ankle-length gown, which is fastened by a clasp on his chest. Below the gown a suit and there is a belt around his waist.

On the king’s head the Holy Crown, in his dexter hand the orb, and the spectre in his sinister hand; at his side the country’s sword. The saintly king’s shining figure is or.

When the inhabitants of Szabadszentkirály got privileges from King Sigismund and when after the expulsion of the Turks these rights were confirmed by King and Emperor Leopold, they chose King St. Stephen, the founder of the Hungarian state as the patron saint of their church and they added his name to the name of their village. His charge was chosen to adorn the settlement’s 18th century official seal, and later as the main charge of their coat of arms. In 1930 Szabadszentkirály’s coat of arms was on display on the wall of the Hall of the County Assembly and this way the right of the settlement to use it as its official coat of arms was legalised. This fact means that the settlement’s coat of arms has continuously been in use ever since and its legal status has been confirmed.