Genealogical and Heraldic DICTIONARY of the British Empire by Sir Bernard BURKE

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BACON

Sir Edmund, of Redgrave, and of Mildenghall

Arms

Gu., on a chief, arg., two mullets, pierced, sa.

Crest

A boar, passant, erm.

Mottoes

Mediocria firma.

BAGOT

Baron (William Bagot), of Bagot's Bromley

Arms

Erm., two chevronels, az.

Crest

Out of a ducal coronet, a goat's head, arg., attired, or.

Supporters

Two goats, arg., attired, or.

Mottoes

Antiquum obtinens.

BAILEY

Sir Joseph Russell

Arms

Arg., between two bars, three annulets, in fesse gu., all between as many martlets of the last.

Crest

A griffin, sejant, arg., semée of annulets, gu.

Mottoes

Libertas

BAILLIE

Sir Willaim, of Polkemmet

Arms

Az., nine estoiles, or, within a bordure, counter, nebulée, arg. and sa.

Crest

Out of clouds, ppr., an estoile of eight points, or.

Supporters

Two lions, guardant, arg.

BAIRD

Sir David, of Newbyth

Arms

Gu., in chief, within an increscent, an estoile, of eight points, arg. (in allusion to the badge of the Ottoman order) ; in base, a boar, passant, or ; on a canton, ermine, a sword, erect, ppr., pommel and hilt, gold.

Crest

Ist, a Mameluke mounted on a horse, and holdind in his dexter hand a scimitar, all ppr. ; 2nd, on a wreath, a board's head, erased, or.

Supporters

Dexter, a grenadier in the uniform of the 50th regt. of foot, ppr. ; sinister, the royal tiger of tippoo Sultaun, guardant, vert, striped, or ; from the neck, pendant by a riband, an escutcheon, gu., charged with an estoile of eight points, within an increscent, arg., and on a scroll, under the said escutcheon, the word "Seringapatam".

Mottoes

Vi et virtute.

BAIRD

Sir James, Bart. of Saughton Hall

Arms

Gules, a sanglier, passant, or, on a canton, ermine, a sword, paleways, ppr., surmonted by a crescent, of the field.

Crest

A board's head, erased, or.

Mottoes

Vi et virtute.

BAKER

Sir George, Bart. of Loventor

Arms

Arg., on a saltier, engrailed, sa., five escallops of the field ; on a chief, of the second, a lion passant, of the firts.

Crest

A dexter arm, embowed, vested, azure, cuffed, arg., holding in the hand, ppr., an arrow, of the last.

BAKER

Sir Edward-Baker, of Ranston

Arms

Quart, first and fourth, argent, a castle between two crosses patée, in chief, and a kep in base, sa. ; on a chief, az., two keys erect, or, for BAKER. Second and third, argent, on a bend, cottised, sa., three cinquefoils, or ; a chief, gu., charged with three arrows, erect, points downwards, ppr., for LITTLEHALES.

Crest

For Baker : a nag's head, erased, argent, charged on the neck with a cross patée-fitchée, gu., in the mouth a trefoil, slipped, vert. For Littlehales : between two wings elevated, or, an armed arm, embowed, ppr., garnished, or ; the hand in a gauntlet, grasping an arrow, entwined by a branch of olive, ppr.

Mottoes

Finis coronat opus.

BAKER

Sir Henry-Willaim, of Upper Dunstable House

Arms

Arg., a saltier, sa., charged with five escallops, erminois ; on a chief, az., a lion passant, of the third, armed and langued, gules.

Crest

A demi-lion, rampant, per fesse, intented, erminois and paean, supporting in his paws an escallop, arg., charged with an ermine spot.

Mottoes

Fidei coticula crux.

BALCARRES

see Crawford

BALL

Sir William-Keith, of Blofield

Arms

Ermine, a lion, rampant, sa., between two torteaux, in chief ; and in base, a hand-grenade, bursting, ppr.

Crest

Out of a naval coronet, a cubit arm, erect, in naval uniform, grasping a hand-grenade, bursting, ppr.

BALTINGLASS

Viscount of (Eustace) (See Peerages Claimed)

BANDON

Earl of (Francis Bernard), Viscount Bernard, Viscount Bandon, and Baron Bandon, of Bandon Bridge

Arms

Arg., on a bend, az., three escallops, of the fied.

Crest

A demi-lion, arg., holding a snake, ppr.

Supporters

Dexter, a stag ; sinister, an unicorn, both arg., and ducally gorged and chained, or.

Mottoes

Virtus probata florebit, as wed by the earl ; but the motto recorded in the Office of Arms is Virtus probata florescit.

BANGOR

Viscount (Edward Ward), and Baron Bangor, of Castle Ward

Arms

Quarterly : first and fourth, az., a cross patonce, or, for WARD ; second and third, gu., three cinquefoils, erm., on a chief, or, a human heart, gu., for HAMILTON.

Crest

A Saracen's head, affrontée, couped below the shoulders, ppr.

Supporters

Dexter, a knight in complete armour, all ppr., on his breast a cross-moline, gu., behind him a flowing crimson robe, a cross-moline, arg., on the sinister side of it ; on the helmet, a plume of feathers, of the last, his dexter hand resting upon a drawn sword, also, ppr., pommel and hilt, or, the point to the ground ; sinister, à Turkish prince, vested in blue and gold, the habit reaching to the ankles white stockings, yellow sandals, gold sash, and fringe round his waist, behind him a loose brown robe of fur, on his head a wite turban, with black feathers, his hands chained together by a long chain, ppr.

Mottoes

Sub cruce salus.

BANNERMAN

Sir Alexander, of Elsik

Arms

Gu., a banner, displayed, arg., thereon a canton, az., charged with St Andrew's cross, of the second, as the badge of Scotland.

Crest

A demi-man in armour, holding in his rigth hand a sword, ppr.

Supporters

Two armed men, ppr.

Mottoes

Pro patriâ.

BANTRY

Earl of (Richard White), Viscount Bearhaven, Viscount and Baron Bantry, of Bantry

Arms

Gu., an annulet, or, within a bordure, sable, charged with ten estoiles, gold ; on a canton, erm., a lion, rampant, of the third.

Crest

A heron, close, arg., beaked and legged, or.

Supporters

Dexter, a dragoon officer, with a drawn cutlass in the rigth hand, all ppr. ; sinister, a female figure, representing Ireland, habited in a long blue vest, an ancient crown on her head, and in her left hand a spear, and standing in front of a harp, all ppr., military trophies behind the supporters and shield.

Mottoes

The noblest motive is the public good.

BARCLAY

Sir David-William

Arms

Az., a chevron, between three crosses-patée, or.

Crest

A sword, in pale, arg., hilted and pommelled, or.

Supporters

Two lions, semé groundles.

Mottoes

Crux Christi nostra corona.

BARING

The Right Hon. Sir Francis-Thornhill, of Larkbeer

Arms

Azure, a fesse, or ; in chief, a bear's head, ppr.

Crest

A mullet, erminois, between two wings, arg.

BARLOW

Sir Morison, of Fir Grove

Arms

Arg., on a chevron, engrailed, gu., between three crosses-crosslet, fitchée, az., two lions, passant-counter-passant, supporting an eastern crown, or ; in the centre chief point a branch of olive, and another of palm in saltire, ppr.

Crest

Issuing out of an eastern crown, or, a demi-lion, arg., the paws supporting a cross-crosslet, fitchée, az., between (on the dexter side) a branch of olive, and (on the sinister) another of palm, ppr.

Supporters

On either side an angel, ppr., vested, arg., zoned, and on the head an eastern crown, or ; the dexter holding in the exterior hand a balance, gold, and in the other a book, ppr. ; the sinister bearing in the exterior hand an olive branch, and in the other an escrol, ppr.

Mottoes

"Sis pius in primis". Over the crest, "Dilige pacem".

BARNEWALL

Sir Reginald-Aylmer-John-de-Barneval, of Crickstown Castle

Arms

Erm., a bordure, engrailed, gu.

Crest

From a plume of five ostrich feathers, or, gu., az., vert, and argent, a falcon, rising, of the last.

Mottoes

Malo mori quam foedari.

BARRINGTON

Viscount (William-Keppel Barrington), of Ardglass

Arms

Ar., three chevronels, gu., a label of three points, az.

Crest

A hermit's bust in profile, vested, and having on the head a cowl, paly, ar. and gu.

Supporters

Two griffins, wings elevated, or, each gorged with a label of three points, az.

Mottoes

Honesta quam splendida.

BARRINGTON

Sir Matthew, of the city of Limerick

Arms

Arg., three chevronels, gules, a label of three points, vert : a canton of the same, charged with a trefoil, or.

Crest

Out of a crown vallery, or, a hermit's bust, with a cowl, vested, paly, arg. and gu.

Mottoes

Ung durant ma vie.

BARRON

Sir Henry-Winston

Arms

Erm., on a saltier, gu., five annulets, or.

Crest

A boar, passant, az.

BARROW

Sir George, of Ulverstone

Arms

Sa., two swords, in saltier, points upwards, arg., pommels and hilts, or, between three fleurs-de-lis, one in chief, and two in flaunch, and an anchor, erect, in base, of the last.

Crest

On a mount, vert, a squirrel, sejant, cracking a nut, all ppr., charged on the shoulder with an anchor.

Mottoes

Parum sufficit.

BASSET

Baroness (Frances Basset), of Stratton, Cornwall

Arms

Or, three bars, wavy, gu.

Supporters

Two unicorns, arg., armed, maned, hoofed, and collared, or ; pendent from the collar of each an escutcheron of the arms.

Mottoes

Pro rege et populo.

BATEMAN

Baron (William-Bateman Hanbury), of Shoddon Court

Arms

Quarterly : first and fourth, or, a bend, engrailed, vert, plain, cottised, sa., in chief a crescent, on a crescent for difference, for HANBURY ; second and third, or, on a fesse, sa., between three Muscovy ducks, ppr., a rose of the field, for BATEMAN.

Crest

Ist, out of a mural crown, sa., a demi-lion, or, holding in the dexter paw a battle-axe, sa., helved, gold, for Hanbury : 2nd, a duck's head and neck between two wings ppr., for Bateman.

Supporters

Two lions, ar., gorged with plain collars, each charged with a rose between two fleurs-de-lis, or, and chains of the latter afflixed to each collar, and reflexed over the back.

Mottoes

Nec prece, nec pretio.

BATESON

Sir Robert

Arms

Ar., three bats' wings, sa. ; on a chief, gu., a lion passant, or.

Crest

A bat's wing, sa.

Mottoes

Probitas verus honos.

BATESON

Sir Robert, of Killoquin

Arms

Same as those of Sir Robert Bateson, of Belvoir Park.

BATH

Marquesse of (John-Alexandre Thynne), Viscount Weymouth

Arms

Barry of ten, or and sa., ; quartering, for BOTEVILLE, arg., a lion, rampant, tail nowed and erected, gu.

Crest

A reindeer, statant, or.

Supporters

Dexter, a reindeer, or, gorged with a plain collar, sa., ; sinister, a lion, tail nowed and erected, gu.

Mottoes

J'ai bonne cause.

BATHURST

Earl (Henry-George Bathurst, D.C.L.), Baron Bathurst, of Battlesden, and Baron Apsley, of Apsley

Arms

Sa., two bars, ermine ; in chief, three crosses-pattée, or.

Crest

A dexter arm in mail, embowed, holding a club, with spikes, all ppr.

Supporters

Two stags, arg., each gorged wilth a collar gemellé, ermines.

Mottoes

Tien ta foy.

BATHURST

Hervey-Bathurst, Sir Frederick-Hutchinson, of Clarendon Park, Wilts

Arms

Quarterly : Ist and 4th, sa., two bars, erm., in chief, three crosses formée, or, for BATHURST ; 2nd and 3rd, gu., on a bend, arg., three trefoils, slipped, vert for HERVEY.

Crest

Of Bathurst : a dexter arm, embowed, habited in mail, holding in the hand, ppr., a club, with spikes, or. Of Hervey : a leopard, sa., bezantée, collared and lined, or, holding in the dexter paw a trefoil, slipped, vert.

Mottoes

For Bathurst : Tien ta foy. For Hervey : Je n'oublieray jamais.

BAYLEY

Sir John, of Updown House

Arms

Quarterly : gu. and erminois, on a fesse, az., three martlets, or, between ; in the ist and 4thy quarters, a lion rampant, arg.

Crest

On a mount, vert, behind a wall, arg., a lion, rampant, arg.

BAYNES

Sir Willaim, of Harefield Place

Arms

Sa., a shin-bone, in fesse, surmounted of another, in pale, arg. ; on a canton of the last, a vulture, ppr.

Crest

A cubit arm., vested, az., cuffed, erminois, the hand holding a jaw-bone, arg.

Supporters

Two savages, wreathed about the head and waist, with clubs over their arms.

Mottoes

Furor arma ministrat.

BAYNING

Baron (Henry William-Powlett)

Arms

Az., a chev., erm., between three escallops, arg. ; a mullet for difference.

Crest

A buck, statant, sa., attired, or, charged on the body with a mullet, arg., for difference.

Supporters

Dexter, a buck, sa., attired, collared, and lined, or, the collar charged with three mullets, az. ; sinister, a leopard, arg., pelletée, ducally gorged and lined, or, therefrom a shield pendent, of the first, charged with two bars, sa., thereon four escallops, gold.

Mottoes

Stare super vias antiquas.

BEACH

(see Hicks-Beach)

BEAUCHAMP

Earl (Henry-Beauchamp Lygon), Viscount Elmley, and Baron Beauchamp, of Powyke

Arms

Arg., two lions, passant, in pale, gu.

Crest

A savage's head, affrontée, couped at the shoulders.

Supporters

Dexter, a bear, ppr., muzzled, collared, and chained, or ; sinister, a swan, arg., wings elevated, gu., beaked and legged, sa., gorged with a ducal coronet, and lined, or ; on the breast of each supporter, suspended from the collar and coronet, a shield, gu., charged with a fesse between six martlets, gold.

Mottoes

Ex fide fortis.

BEAUFORT

Duke of (Henry-Charles-Fitzroy Somerset, P.C), Marquess and Earl of Worcester, Earl of Glamorgan, Viscount Grosmont, Baron Herbert of Chepstow, Ragland, and Gower, Baron Beaufort of Caldecott Castle, and Baron de Bottetourt

Arms

Quarterly : France and England, within a bordure, compony, gold.

Crest

A portcullis, or, nailed, az., with chains pendent thereto, gold.

Supporters

Dexter, a panther, ar., spotted of various colours, fire issuant from the mouth and ears, ppr., gorged with a plain collar, and chained, or ; sinister, a wyvern, wings endorsed, vert, holding in the mouth a sinister hand, couped at the wrist, gu.

Mottoes

Mutare vei timere sperno.

BEAUMONT

Baron (Henry Stapleton)

Arms

Quarterly : first and fourth, arg., a lion, rampant, sa. ; second and third, arg., two bars, and in chief, three escallops, az.

Crest

A man's head, couped at the shoulders, side-faced, ppr., wreathed about the temples, arg. and sa.

Supporters

Two talbot dogs, arg., with three guttes de sang, gu.

Mottoes

Mieux sera.

BEAUMONT

Sir George-Howland, of Stoughton Grange

Arms

Az., semée of fleurs-de-lis, a lion, rampant, or.

Crest

On a chapeau, az., semée of fleurs-de-lis, turned up, erm., a lion, passant, or.

Mottoes

Erectus non elatus.

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