The coat of arms was officially granted on July 15, 1932. The coat of arms is attributed to the ancient Kingdom of the Eastern Saxons. They were recognized as the coat of arms of the poviat long before the official award.
They were also used by Middlesex until they added a saxophone crown to the project. The swords are characteristic notched seaxes, thus alluding to the word Saxon. Essex - a county in south-east England. Incorporated into the East of England. Administrative center - Chelmsford. Population 1.33 million people