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1) La Rochelle – (Arm. gén. de 1696) H. Avocat – Parti d’azur et de gueules à trois lions d’argent armés et lampassés d’or 2 et 1 Cimier un faisceau de sept flèches les pointes en bas Tenants deux marins habillées à l’antique Devise SINE HIS NIHIL. Source: Rietstap’s
2) Normandie – D’or à trois laitues pommées de sinople. Source: Rietstap’s
3) Poitou – (Arm. gén. de 1696) – De gueules à trois besants d’argent au chef du même ch d’une hure de sanglier de sable défendue d’argent. Source: Rietstap’s
4) Poitou – Parti d’azur et de gueules à trois lions d’argent armés et lampassés d’or 2 et 1 Cimier un dragon ailé de sinople tenant entre ses dents une main senestre de gueules Supports à dextre un lion d’argent semé de roses de gueules colleté d’une couronne d’or à senestre un lion d’azur semé de fleurs-de-lis d’or colleté d’une couronne du même Devise FORTITUDINE ET PRUDENTIA (V Clive baron Clive). Source: Rietstap’s
“5) (Earl of Pembroke and Huntingdon, and Baron Herbert of Herbert, summoned to Parliament as a baron 1481, created Earl of Pembroke 1468, title changed to Huntingdon by charter, 1472, earldom extinct 1491; Barony of Herbert vested in the Duke of Beaufort; Lady Elizabeth Herbert, only dau. and heir of William, second Earl of Pembroke, afterwards Earl of Huntingdon, m. Sir Charles Somerset, Earl of Worcester; his descendant, the fifth earl, was created Marquis of Worcester, and the third marquis
was created, 1682, Duke of Beaufort). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. (Also: (Ribbesford, co. Worcester, descended from Sir Henry Herbert, brother of Edward, Lord Herbert, of Chirbury. Her. Visit. 1634). Same Arms as Herbert, Earl of Pembroke and Huntingdon. The visitation erroneously adds a border gobony. Through the Walkers, of Wootton, co. Salop, the representation of this branch of the Herberts appears to be vested in the Salways, of Moor Park.) Source: Burke’s”
6) (Colebrook, co. Monmouth; borne by Sir Richard Herbert, of that place, son of Sir William Herbert ap Thomas, of Raglan Castle, co. Monmouth, and youngest brother of William, first Earl of Pembroke of the original creation. Sit Richard was ancestor of the Herberts, of Colebrook, whose male line terminated at the decease, in 1709, of Sir James Herbert, whose only dau. and heir, Judith, m. Sir Thomas Powell, Knt.; the Lords Herbert, of Chirbury; of the Herberts, Earls of Powis; of the Herberts, of Tintern; and of the Herberts, of the co. Kerry). (Muckruss, co. Kerry; descended from Sir William Herbert, son of Sir Matthew Hebbert, of Colebrook, and now represented by Henry Arthur Herbest, Esq., of Muckruss, M.P., heir male of the family of Herbert, of Raglan Castle). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. armed and langued or. Crest—A bundle of arrows or, headed and feathered ar. six in saltire, one in pale, girl round the middle with a belt gu. buckle and point extended gold. Source: Burke’s
7) (Lord Herbert, of Castle Island, and of Chirbury; Crestcd 1629, extinct 1691). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. or. Crest—A bundle of seven arrows, six in saltire and one in pale or, headed and feathered ar. banded gu. Supporters—Dexter, a lion ramp. gu. armed and langued az. bezantee; sinister, a lion az. semee of fleurs-de-lis or, armed and langued gu. Source: Burke’s
8) (Lord Herbert of Chirbury; created 1694, extinct 1738). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. armed and langued or. Crest—Seven arrows erect or, headed and feathered ar. banded gu. buckle and studs gold. Supporters—Dexter, a lion or, semee of cinquefoils gu.; sinister, a lion az. semee of fleurs-de-lis or. Motto—Constantia et fortitudine. Source: Burke’s
9) (Earl of Torrington; created 1689, extinct 1716). Same Arms, a mullet for diff. Source: Burke’s
10) (Earl of Powis; created 1748, extinct 1801). Same Arms. Crest—A wyvern, wings expanded vert, holding in the mouth a sinister hand couped at the wrist gu. Supportert—Dexter, a lion ar. semee of roses, armed and langued gu; sinister, a lion az. semee of fleurs-de-lis or. Motto—Fortitudine et prudentia. Source: Burke’s
11) (Earl of Powis; Edward Clive, second Earl of Powis, K.G. assumed, by royal licence, the surname and arms of Herbert). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp, ar. Crest—A wyvern vert, holding in the mouth a sinister bond couped at the wrist gu. Supporters—Dexter, an elephant; sinister, a griffin, wings expanded, both ar. the latter gorged with a ducal coronet gu. and charged with five mullets in saltire sa. Motto: Audaceter et sincere. Source: Burke’s
12) (Llanarth, co. Monmouth; derived immediately from Howell ap Gwillim, third son of William ap Jenkin, alias Herbert, of Werndu, near Abergavenny, and elder brother of Sir Thomas ap Gwillim, Knt., father of the celebrated Sir William ap Thomas, Knt., of Raglan, ancestor of the Herberts, of Raglan, represented by the Duke of Beaufort as heir general). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. Crest (as borne at present)—A blackamoor’s head couped sa. wreathed about the temples ar. and gu.; but on the monument of Sir William ap Thomas, of Raglan, co. Monmouth, nephew of Howell ap Gwillim ancestor of the family of Llanarth, the crest appears to be “a Saracen’s head affrontee ppr. three annulets suspended from each ear or, turbaned ar. and gu.” Motto—Asgre lan diogel ei pherchen; literally, A pure conscience is a safeguard to its possessor. (Also in Clytha, co. Monmouth). Source: Burke’s
13) (Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. Crest—A wyvern, wings elevated vert, holding in the mouth a sinister hand couped at the wrist gu. Supporters—Dexter, a panther ramp. guard. ar. spotted of various colours, fire issuing out of the mouth and ears, ducal gorged az.; sinister, a lion ar. gorged with a ducal coronet gu. Motto—Ung je serviray. Source: Burke’s
14) (Marquis of Powis; created 1687, extinct 1748). Same Arms, Crest, Supporters, and Motto as the preceding, with a crescent for diff. Source: Burke’s
15) (Earl of Carnarvon). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. Crest—A wyvern, wings elevated vert, holding in the mouth a sinister hand couped at the wrist gu. Supporters—Dexter, a panther guard, ar. semee of torteaux and hurts, flames issuant from the mouth and ears ppr.; sinister, a lion ar., each ducally gorged per pale az. and gu. and chained or, and charged on the shoulder with an erm. spot sa. Motto—Ung je servirai. Source: Burke’s
16) (Durrow, in King’s Co.; Sir George Hebbert, created a bart. 1630, extinct 1712; Fun. Ent. of Sir Edward Herbert, Knt., of Durrow, d. 3 Oct. 1629; descended from the Earls of Pembroke). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. a border gobony of the last and sa. and a cinquefoil in chief pierced of the second. Source: Burke’s
17) (Troy, in Wales, and Rathkeale, co. Limerick). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. a border gobony or and of the second, in every alternate compartment of the bordure two bezants. Crest—Same as that of the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery. Source: Burke’s
18) (Conington, co. Hunts). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. a bordure gobony of the second and sa. in every second division of the bordure a bezant. Source: Burke’s
19) (Kenney-Herbert; exemplified to John Kenney, Esq., of Lockarrig, co. Cork, on his taking, by royal licence, 1842, the additional surname and arms of Herbert, in compliance with the desire of John Herbert, Esq., of Castle Island, co. Kerry). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, per pale ar. and sa. three lions ramp. two and one, counterchanged, armed and langued gu., for Hebbert; 2nd and 3rd, per pale or and az. a fleur-de-lis betw. three crescents, two and one, counterchanged, for Kenney. Crests—1st: A bundle of twelve arrows in saltire or, headed and feathered ar. belted gu. and buckled gold, for Herbert; 2nd: A dexter cubit arm erect, vested gu. cuffed ar. the hand grasping a paper scroll ppr., for Kenney. Motto—Ung je servirai. Source: Burke’s
20) Ar. three pales gu. on a chief of the first as many lapwings’ heads erased az. Source: Burke’s
21) Ar. a cinquefoil az. on a chief gu. a lion pass. or. Source: Burke’s
22) Or, three chevronels gu. a chief vair. Source: Burke’s
23) (Middleton Qhernhow, co. York, 1665). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. a bordure compony gu. and or. Source: Burke’s
24) (Baron. Fitz-Herbert; descended from Herbert Fitz-Herbert, Lord Chamberlain to Henry I. and King Stephen, summoned tb Parliament 1294. His brother, Peter, was ancestor of the Earls of Pembroke, Montgomery, Carnarvon, and the extinct Earls of Huntingdon). Ar. a chief vaire or and gu. over all a bend az. Source: Burke’s
25) (Swinnerton, co. Stafford, and Norbury, co. Derby. This family trace an uninterrupted male descent from the Norman Conquest, and still hold lands granted so early as the reign of Henry I.; the manor of Norbury was conferred upon William Fitz-Hebbert, anno 1125, by William, Prior of Tutbury, and the original grant remains in the possession of the lord of the manor). (Begbrooke, co. Oxford. Visit. 1634). Ar. a chief vaire or and gu. over all a bend sa. Crest—A dexter arm aimed and gauntleted ppr. Motto—Ung je servirai. Source: Burke’s
26) (Tissington, co. Derby, bart.). Gu. three lions ramp. or. Crest—A cubit arm in armour erect, the hand appearing clenchcd within a gauntlet all ppr. Motto—Uns je serverai. Source: Burke’s
27) (Baron St. Helens, extinct 1839). Same Arms and Crest, a crescent for diff. Supporters—Two unicorns erm. ducally gorged, lined, hoofed, crined, and homed or. Motto—Intaminatis honoribus. Source: Burke’s
28) (Mayne and Hinton Martel). Same Arms, a border engr. or. Source: Burke’s
29) (co. Leicester). Ar. a chief vair (another, vair or and gu.) over all a bend engr. sa. Source: Burke’s
30) Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. Source: Burke’s
31) Ar. a bend cotised engr. betw. six martlets sa. Source: Burke’s
32) Gu. six lions ramp. or, three, two, and one, within a bordure engr. ar. Source: Burke’s
33) Per pale az. and gu. three lozenges ar. Source: Burke’s
34) (exemplified to William Joseph Fitzherbert-Brockholes, Esq., of Claughton, co. Lancaster). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a chev. betw. three brocks sa., for Brockholes; 2nd and 3rd, ar. a chief vair or and gu. overall a bend sa., for Fitzherbebt. Crests—1st: A brock, as in the arms; 2nd: A cubit arm in armour erect ppr. the hand appearing clenched within a gauntlet lined gu. rimmed or. Source: Burke’s
35) (Reg. Ulster’s Office). Per pale ar. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. a border gobony of the second and third. Source: Burke’s
36) (exemplified to Thomas Fitzherbert, Esq., of Shantonagh, co. Monaghan, and of Black Castle, co. Meath, son of Thomas Rothwell, of Rockfield, co. Meath, by Letitia, his second wife, dau. of James Corry, Esq., of Shantonagh, by Mary, his wife, sister of Samuel Ruxton, who assumed the surname of Fitzherbebt, and dau. of John Ruxton, Esq., of Ardee, and Letitia Fitz-Herbert, his wife, upon his assuming, by royal licence, 19 Sept. 1863, the surname and arms of Fitzherbert in lieu of those of Rothwell). Ar. a chief vaire or and gu. over all a bend sa. charged with a crescent of the field. Crest—A dexter cubit arm erect, the hand clenched, armed and gauntleted all ppr. charged with a crescent gu. Motto—Ung je servirai. Source: Burke’s
37) Herberth de Herbertsheim – Transylvanie – (An., 21 mai 1744) – Parti d’azur et de gueules à trois lions d’argent armés et lampassés d’or 2 et 1 Cimier un dragon ailé de sinople tenant entre ses dents une main senestre de gueules Lambrequin d’argent d’azur et de gueules Supports un léopard lionné au naturel à senestre un lion au naturel Devise UN JE SERVIRAI. Source: Rietstap’s
38) Flandre – (Barons du St.-Empire, 15 mai 1654) – D’azur à trois fasces d’or Cimier un pélican avec sa piété. Source: Rietstap’s
39) Styrie – (Barons, du St.-Empire, 24 janv. 1637) – Parti d’un trait coupé de deux autres qui font six quartiers aux 1 et 6 parti a de gueules à une tour d’or ouverte et ajourée de sable mouv du bas b de gueules à la fasce d’argent aux 2 et 3 de sable semé de coeurs d’or à un loup courant d’argent brochant sur le tout aux 4 et 5 de gueules à un licou d’or posé en barre Sur le tout de qui est de gueules au chevron d’argent Cinq casques couronnés Cimiers 1° un chapeau piramidal d’or retroussé d’argent sommé d’un panache de plumes de coq de gueules 2° un roi contourné issant par les genoux cuirassé d’argent sans casque couronné d’or tenant de sa main dextre une épée posée sur son épaule et de sa senestre quatre sceptres d’or 3° un empereur germanique posé de face issant par les genoux habillé d’argent revêtu d’un manteau de gueules sommé de la couronne impériale tenant de sa main dextre le sceptre et de sa senestre le globe 4° un vieillard posé de profil issant par les genoux habillé de gueules ceint et boutonné d’argent au rabat du même coiffé d’un chaperon de gueules retroussé d’argent tenant de sa main dextre trois flèches levées un sabre pendant et un fléau et de sa senestre un arc 5° un loup d’argent issant entre un vol à l’antique de sable semé de coeurs d’or Lambrequin d’argent et de gueules. Source: Rietstap’s
40) Silésie – (Comtes du St.-Empire, 1644, 1652, 1657 1710) – D’argent à la croix ancrée de sable. Source: Rietstap’s

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