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Oxford University - Wadham College (England)

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[Flag of Wadham College] image located by Jan Mertens, 9 August 2008
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Wadham College of Oxford University (photo by "inel") can be seen at The college website is at Founded in 1610 by Nicholas Wadham (endowment) and his wife Dorothy (realization), whose arms became those of the College. An old rendering (the College flag is a banner-of-arms) is at

Blazon, quoted from the University Calendar 2003-4: Gules, a chevron between three roses argent, seeded or, barbed vert impaling gules, a bend or between two escallops argent.
Jan Mertens, 9 August 2008

Wadham College Boat Club

[Pin of Wadham College Boat Club] image provided by Tobias M. Sullivan, 27 September 2013

These arms appear to be those of Wadham College. If those are oars behind the arms, that would suggest this pin is from Wadham College Boat Club. I don't see anything suggesting they use those arms, though, but if not, they might know more.
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 2 October 2013