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1) (co. Westmeath; descended from Hugh de Nugent, who went to Ireland, temp. Henry II., with hia cousins, Hugh de Lacy and Gilbert and Richard de Nugent. He got a grant of Bracklyn, and was direct ancestor of Nicholas Nugent, of Bracklyn, in 1391, who had two sons, viz.—1) Thomas Nugent, of Bracklyn, whose descendant, Edward Nugent, of Bracklyn, temp. Charles II., left a dau. and heiress, Ellinor Nugent, m. James Nugent, Esq., of Dromeng; 2) Sir William Nugent, m. Katherine, dau. and sole heir of John FitzJohn, eighth Baron of Delvin, and was ancestor of the noble house of Nugent, Baron Delvin and Earl of Westmeath). Erm. two bars gu.
2) (Earl of Westmeath and Baron Delvin). (Marquess of Westmeath, extinct 1871; George Thomas, eighth Earl of Westmeath, was created a Marquess 1822; he left an only dau. and heiress, Lady Rosa Emily Mary Anne Nugent, m. Col. Fulke Southwell Greville, who assumed the additional surname of Nugent, and was created Lord Greville, of Clonyn). (Dromeng; descended from Hon. John Nugent, third son of Richard, first Earl of Westmeath, whose son, James Nugent, in. Eleanor, dau. and heir of Edward Nugent, Esq., of Bracklyn, and was ancestor of Lavall Nugent, K.C.B., Count Nugent, a magnais of Hungary, a Roman Prince, Field Marshal in the service of the Emperor of Austria, &c., Ac., who m. Jane, Duchess of Riario Sforza, only dau. and heir of Raphael, Duke of Riario Sforza, descended from Edward, Duke of Bavaria, Count Palatine of the Rhine, K.G., fourth son of Frederick V., King of Bohemia, and his Queen, the Princess Elizabeth, only dau. of James I. Field Marshal Count Nugent d. 1862, leaving, with other issue, a son and heir, Albert, Count Nugent). Erm. two bars gu. (In a funeral entry preserved in Ulster’s Office, 1620, the arms of the fourteenth Baron Delvin are thus marshalled:—Quarterly, 1st, Nugent: Erm. two bars gu.; 2nd, FitzJohn: Quarterly, or and gu. a bordure vair; 3rd, Drake: Ar. a wyvern, tail nowed gu.; 4th, ar. a chev. sa. betw. three daws close az.; 5th, gu. seven mascles conjoined, three, three, and one or; 6th, or, a fret gu.). Crest—A cockatrice wings elevated vert, tail nowed. combed and wattled gu. Supporters—Two cockatrices, wings elevated and endorsed vert, tails nowed, combed and wattled gu. Motto—Decrevi.
3) (Pallas, co. Galway; Baron Riverstown; Hon. Thomas Nugent, of Pallas, Lord Chief Justice of the King’s Bench, Ireland, second son of Richard, second Earl of Westmeath, was created Baron Riverstown, 1689, by James II., after his abdication; his representative, Anthony Francis Nugent, of Pallas, sixth inheritor of the Riverstown patent of 1689, s. 1871, George Thomas, eighth Earl and first Marquess of Westmeath as ninth Earl of Westmeath, and twenty-fourth Baron Delvin). Same Arms and Crest, a crescent for diff. This difference is, of course, omitted since the accession of Nugent, of Pallas, to the earldom of Westmeath. Supporters—Two griffins vert, beaked, forelegged, and wings inverted or, armed and langued gu. Motto—Decrevi.
4) (Greville-Nugent, Lord Greville). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. two bars gu. and a canton of the last for diff., for Nugent; 2nd and 3rd, sa. on a cross within a border, both engr. or, five pellets, for Greville. Crests—1st: A cockatrice ppr. wings elevated and charged on the breast with a pellet for diff., for Nugent, motto over, Decrevi; 2nd: Out of a ducal coronet gu. a demi swan with wings expanded and elevated ar., for Greville. Supporters—Dexter a swan, wings inverted ar. ducally gorged gu. charged on the breast with a pellet; sinister, a cockatrice, wings elevated and endorsed vert, gorged with an antique Irish crown or, combed and wattled gu. Motto: Vix ea nostra voco.
5) (Killasonna, co. Longford; Count Nugent, descended from Hon. William Nugent, sixth son of Christopher, fourteenth Lord Delvin). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice, wings elevated vert, tail nowed combed and wattled gu. Motto—Decrevi.
6) (Coolamber, co. Westmeath; Count of Valdesoto descended from James Nugent, Esq., of Coolamber, second son of Hon. Sir Christopher Nugent, and brother of Richard, twelfth Lord Delvin. Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1620, of Connall O’Ferrall, Esq., of Tenelick, co. Longford, whose wife was Katherine, dau. of James Nugent, Esq., of Coolamber). Erm. two bars gu. a crescent for diff.
7) (Ballina; descended from Oliver Nugent, third son of Hon. Sir Christopher Nugent, through his eldest son James Nugent). Erm. two bars gu.
8) (Farren-Connell, co. Cavan; descended from Oliver Nugent, third son of Hon. Sir Christopher Nugent, through his younger son William Nugent). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice, wings expanded vert, tail nowed, combed, and wattled gu. Motto—Decrevi.
9) (Viscount Clare and Earl Nugent; viscounty extinct 1788, earldom vested in the Duke of Buckingham and Chandos. Robert Nugent, Esq., of Carlanstown, descended from Sir Thomas Nugent, Knt., of Carlanstown, second son of Richard, seventh Lord Delvin, was created a viscount 1767, and advanced to an earldom 1776, with special remainder to George, Marquess of Buckingham, K.G., the husband of his eldest dau. and co-heir, Lady Mary Elizabeth Nugent). Erm. two bars gu. a crescent for diff. Crest—A cockatrice, wings expanded vert, combed and wattled gu. charged on the breast with a crescent for diff. Supporters—Two cockatrices, wings elevated vert, combed and wattled gu. each ducally gorged and chained or. Motto—Decrevi.
10) (Baroness Nugent, of Carlanstown, extinct 1850. Mary Elizabeth, Marchioness of Buckingham, eldest dau. and co-heir of Robert, Earl Nugent, was so created 1800, with special remainder to her second son, Lord George Nugent-Grenville, who s. as Baron Nugent at her decease, 1812, and d. s. p.). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. two bars gu., for Nugent; 2nd, ar. a wyvern, wings expanded gu.; 3rd, az. a chev. engr. or, betw. three falcons close ar. beaked and belled or. Supporters—Dexter, a lion per fess embattled or and gu.; sinister, a horse ar. semee of eaglets disjil. sa., both collared erm. rimmed gu.
11) (Drumcerce, co. Westmeath, and New Haggard, co. Meath; descended from Robert Nugent, second son of Hon. James ugent, brother of the eleventh Lord Delvin). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice, wings elevated vert, tail nowed, combed and wattled gu. Motto—Decrevi.
12) (Dysert and Tulloughan, co. Westmeath; descended from Hon. Lavalin Nugent, third son of James, third Lord Delvin; allowed by Fortcscue, 1793.). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice ppr. Motto—Decrevi.
13) (Portaferry, co. Down; Andrew Nugent, Esq., of Dysert, m. Lady Katherine Nugent, dau. and co-heir of Thomas, fourth Earl of Westmeath, his eldest dau. and eventual co-heir, Margaret Nugent, to. Andrew Savage, Esq., of Portaferry, and her grandson, Andrew Savage, assumed the surname of Nugent, 1812, when the following arms, &c., were exemplified). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice, wings expanded vert, tail nowed, combed and wattled gu. Motto—Decrevi.
14) (Ballinlough Castle, co. Westmeath, bart.; Count Nugent, of the Holy Roman Empire; Andrew Nugent, Esq., of Dysert, vi. Lady Katherine Nugent, dau. and co-heir of Thomas, fourth Earl of Westmeath, his youngest dau. and eventual co-heir, Barbara Nugent, HI. James O’Reilly, Esq., of Ballinlough, and her son, Hugh O’Reilly, was created a bart. 1793, and assumed the surname of Nugent on the death of his maternal uncle, John Nugent). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice ppr. Motto—Decrevi.
15) (Ballynacorr; descended from Christopher Nugent, second son of Andrew Nugent, Esq., of Dysert; Edmond Nugent, Esq., of Ballynacorr, m. 1741, Elizabeth, sister of Christopher D’Alton, a Count of the Holy Roman Empire). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice rising ppr. Motto—Decrevi.
16) (Donore, co. Westmeath, bart., extinct 1797; descended from Walter Nugent, eldest son of Andrew Nugent, brother of Christopher, eleventh Lord Delvin). Erm. two bars gu.
17) (formerly Fitz-Gerald, Donore, bart.; Percy Fitz-Gerald, eldest son of Capt. Thomas Fitz-Gerald, R.N., and grandson of Pierce Fitz-Gerald, Esq., of Baltinoran, by Christiana Nugent, his wife, sister of Sir Peter Nugent, first bart., of Donore, was created a bart. 1831, and assumed the surname of Nugent, by royal licence, same year, when the following coat was exemplified to him), Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice wings elevated) vert, tail nowed, combed and wattled gu. Motto—Decrevi.
18) (Clonlost, co. Westmeath; descended from Andrew Nugent, second son of Andrew Nugent, brother of Christopher, eleventh Lord Delvin). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice, wings elevated vert, tail nowed, combed and wattled gu. Motto—Decrevi.
19) (Cloncoskraine, co. Waterford; descended from Edward Nugent, second son of Richard, tenth Lord Delvin, who m. Joan, dau. and heir of Richard Butler, Esq., of Cloncoskraine: the heiress to. Charles Humble, Esq., whose son, John Nugent Humble, was created a bart. 1831; Arms allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1729). Erm. two bars gu. Crest—A cockatrice, wings elevated vert, tail nowed, combed, and wattled gu.
20) (Moyrath, co. Westmeath, bart., forfeited; Thomas Nugent, Esq., of Moyrath, descended from Sir William Oge Nugent, of same place, second son of William, first Lord Delvin, was created a bart. 1621; the third bart. sided with James II. and was attainted). (Dardistown, co. Meath; descended from Francis Nugent, Esq., of Dardistown, second son of the first bart. of Moyrath). Erm. two bars gu.
21) (Ballybrannough, alias Walshestown; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1620; Sir Robert Nugent, Knt., of that place). Erm. two bars gu. a crescent for diff.
22) (Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1621; Richard Nugent, of Dublin, merchant). Erm. two bars gu., on the upper one a lozenge ar. charged with another sa.
23) (Waddesdon, co. Berks, bart.; Sir George Nugent, G.C.B., reputed son of Hon. Edmund Nugent, Lieut.-Col. 1st Regt. Foot Guards, son of Earl Nugent, was created a bart. 1806;. Erm. two bars within a border engr. gu., on a canton of the last a dagger erect ppr. pommel and hilt or. Crest—A cockatrice vert gorged with a plain eollar or, pendent therefrom an escutcheon gu. charged with a dagger erect. as in the arms. Supporters—Two cockatrices verr, wings endorsed, collared or, pendent therefrom a shield gu., charged with a dagger, as in the arms. Motto—Decrevi.

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