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Origin, Meaning, Family History and Archibald Coat of Arms and Family Crest

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (Blackhall, Scotland). Motto—Ut reficiar. Ar. on a bend az. betw. two mullets of the second a crescent of the first. Crest—A decrescent ar.
2) (Cadet of Blackhall). Motto—Ditat servata fides. Ar. on a bend betw. two stars az. as many crescents of the first within a bordure engr. of the second. Crest—A branch of palm tree slipped ppr.
3) (as granted to Sir Thomas Dickson Archibald, Knt., one of the Judges of the Court of Queen’s Bench, son of the late Hon. Samuel George Archibald, Master of the Bolls, Nova Scotia, and younger brother of Charles Dixon Archibald, Esq. of Rusland Hall, co. Lancaster, originally from Scotland, but settled for several generations at Coleraine, co. Londonderry, Ireland). Motto—Palma non sine pulvere. Ar. on a bend az. betw. two estoiles of the last three crescents of the first all within a bordure invected sa. charged with three mullets, or. Crest—A palm branch slipped in bend ppr., in front thereof a mount vert thereon an estoile or.

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References

  • 1 Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53
  • 2 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1847, P11
  • 3 Boutell’s Heraldry, J.P. Brooke-Little, Warne, (revised Edition) London 1970, P 27
  • 4 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P85
  • 5 Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53
  • 6 Boutell’s Heraldry, J.P. Brooke-Little, Warne, (revised Edition) London 1970, P 97
  • 7 A Display of Heraldry, J. Guillim, Blome, London, 1679, P107
  • 8 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P105
  • 9 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P146
  • 10 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Moon
  • 11 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P106
  • 12 Boutell’s Heraldry, J.P. Brooke-Little, Warne, (revised Edition) London 1970, P 39-40
  • 13 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P22
  • 14 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P49