Coats of Arms used since 1379 and was the combined coat of arms of the dukedoms of Guelders and Gulik. The coat of arms is still used today for the province of Guelders.
Several dynasties were counts and dukes of Guelders. The first count was Gerard IV/I, Lord of Wassenberg.
1096 - 1371 House of Wassenberg
1371/1379 - 1423 House of Jülich-Hengebach
1423 - 1473 House of Egmond
1473 - 1482 House of Valois (Dukes of Burgundy)
1482 - 1492 House of Habsburg (Holy Roman Emperor)
1492 - 1538 House of Egmond
1538 - 1543 House of Cleves
1543 - 1648 House of Habsburg