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Coat of arms of the Hall family
The motto of the Hall family from Shackerstone says jacta est alea.

Alea iacta est is a Latin phrase that means "the die has been cast (thrown)". Suetonius credits Julius Caesar as having said it on January 10, 49 B.C when he led his army across the Rubicon river in Northern Italy. It means things have happened that can't be changed back.

In other languages

The phrase, either in Latin or in translation, is used in many different languages.

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