"The company was more usually know as the Guinea or African Company; incorporated on 10 January 1663 as 'the Company of Royal Adventurers trading into Africa'...." so L&M, later known as the
Royal African Company
NOTE:..Incorporated the 20th of January 1662, in the 14th year of the reign of Charles II.
ARMS:..Or (gold), an elephant Azure (blue), on his back a quadrangular castle Argent (silver), masoned Proper (natural color); on the sinister tower a flagstaff and banner Gules (red), on the dexter corner of the banner a canton Argent (silver), charged with a cross Gules (red), on the dexter corner of the escutcheon a canton quarterly of France and England.
CREST:..On a ducal coronet Or (gold), an anchor erect Sable (black), cabled of the first (i.e., gold), between two dragons' wings expanded Argent (silver), each charged with a cross Gules (red).
SUPPORTERS:..Two African blacks Proper (natural color), vested round the waist with a skirt Argent (silver), pearls in their ears and round their necks banded round the temples Or (gold), thereon feathers erect of various colours each holding in his exterior hand an arrow Or (gold), barbed and feathered Argent (silver).
MOTTO:..REGIO FLORET PATROCINIO COMMERCIUM COMMERCIOQUE REGNUM.