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Originally published September 27, 2013 at 6:36 AM | Page modified September 27, 2013 at 9:03 AM

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Britain's royal couple has a new coat of arms

Some couples buy matching outfits. Royal couples get matching heraldry.

The Associated Press

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LONDON —

Some couples buy matching outfits. Royal couples get matching heraldry.

Britain's College of Arms said Friday that Prince William and his wife Kate have been awarded a joint logo which will represent them as a couple "in heraldic terms."

The conjugal coat unites William's busy royal shield - replete with English and Scottish lions (and a harp to symbolize Ireland) - with Kate's more understated red-and-blue shield marked by a chevron and three acorns.

Elaborate heraldry has long been a part of the pageantry surrounding the royals and Kate's family was granted its own coat before she married William in a ceremony watched live by millions.

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