Billingsley Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (London). Gu. a fleur-de-lis or, a canton of the second. Crest—On a mount vert a leopard couchant or, spotted sa.
2) (Shropshire). (Customer for the Queen’s Custom for Strangers. Visit. London, 1568). Ar. a cross sa. voided of the field, five estoiles in cross betw. four lions ramp. of the second. Crest—As the last.
3) (Edward Billingsley, son of Francis Billingsley, Esq., of Astley Abbotts, co. Salop, temp. Charles II., Fun. Ent. Ire.). Gu. on a cross betw. four lions ramp. ar. a cross of the field charged with five mullets of the second.
4) (Lysam, co.Glouceater; Sir Henry Billingsley, Knt. of Lysam, knighted 1603, eldest son of Sir Henry Billingsley, Lord Mayor of London, 1596. Visit. Somerset, 1623). (Gray’s Inn, London; Henry Billingsley, temp. James I., son of William Billingsley, who was second son of Sir Henry Billingsley, Lord Mayor of London, 1596). Quarterly, 1st, gu. a fleur-de-lis or, a canton ar.; 2nd, ar. on a cross resarceled of another betw. four lions ramp. la. five estoiles of the field; 3rd, per saltire or and az. a martlet in chief and another in base, and two cinquefoils in fesse all counterchanged; 4th, az. two lions pass. guard. in pale or; 5th, ar. a fesse sa. in chief two mullets of the last: 6th, ar. two bars and a canton gu. a bend sa.