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1) (Chas. Brown Cornish-Brown, Esq., of Sandford co. Derby, took name and arms of Brown in addition, 14th Oct., 1863). 1st and 4th, or, a chev. gu. surmounted by another erminois betw. two escallops in chief of the second and in base a rose also of the second, barbed and seeded ppr., Brown; 2nd and 3rd, az. a chev. dovetailed betw. in chief two roses and in base an escallop ar., Cornish; Crests— Brown: A demi man ppr. wreathed round the temples or and gu. charged on the body with five escallops saltireways gold, and in the dexter hand a battle axe ppr.; Cornish: Upon a ragged staff or, a Cornish chough wings expanded, ppr. Motto—Deus pascit corvos.
2) (Woodsmore, co. Herts). Sa. three lions pass. betw. two bendlets ar. and as many trefoils slipped erm. Crest—A buck’s head sa. attired or, issuing from a crown paly gold. Another Crest—A griffin’s head erased sa. beaked and eared or, charged on the neek with a bar gemelle and a trefoil, as in the arms. Motto—Si sit prudentia.
3) (Pinchbeek, Holland, co. Lincoln; granted June, 1632). Ar. on a fesse wavy betw. three lions’ gambs erased bendwaya sa. armed gu. as many swans’ heads erased ppr. beaked of the third.
4) Ar. a fesse betw. three mullets, sa. Crest—A stork’s head couped at the neck, nowed ppr. betw. two wings ar.
5) or Browne - (London and Norwich). Gu. crusilly ar. on a bend erm. three eagles displ. of the first.
6) (Blackburn, co. Berwick). Sa. a dagger in bend ppr. and in chief a boar’s head erased ar. Crest—A vine tree ppr. Motto—Proemium virtutis honor.
7) (granted to James Brown, Esq., of Harchill’s Grove, co. York, and William Williams Brown, Esq., of Chapel Allerton, near Leeds, sons of James Brown, Esq. of Leeds, by Anne his wife, daughter and heir of Samuel Williams, Esq.). Ar. on a bend sa. cottised az. betw. two six-pointed mullets pierced sa. three lions ramp. of the field quartering Williams. Crest—A demi lion ramp. erased or, betw. two , elephants’ trunks, ppr. Motto—Persevera Deoque confide.
8) (Richmond Hill, co. Lancaster, bart.). Gu. a chev. or, betw. two bears’ paws erased in chief ar. and four hands conjoined in saltire in base of the second, on a chief engr. gold, an eagle displ. sa. Crest—A bear’s paw erect, and erased ar. issuant out of a wreath of oak vert and holding a sinister hand ppr. Motto—Est concordia fratrum.
9) or Broun - (Colstoun co. Haddington, bart., 1686. In 1718 Coulston went to the heiress, whose granddau. and heir was the late Marchioness of Dalhousie, and the baronetcy to the Thornydike branch). Gu. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or. Crest—A lion ramp. holding in his dexter paw a fleur-de-lis or. Motto—Floreat majestas.
10) (Rev. Richard, cadet of Thornydike, 1763, who afterwards inherited the Coulston baronetcy). Gu. on a chev. ar. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a crescent of the first betw. two mullets az. a bordure of the last. Crest—A dexter hand holding a Bible expanded ppr. Motto—Deus evehit pios.
11) (Long Itchington, Warwickshire, cadet of Colstoun, 1742). Gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a thistle ppr., a bordure wavy of the second. Crest—An eagle reguard. holding in his dexter talon a fleur-de-lis or. Motto—Labor omnia vincit.
12) (Copenhagen, 1755). Gu. three fleurs-de-lis or, on a chief of the second three human hearts of the first. Crest: A dexter hand holding a sword all ppr. Motto—La vertu est la seule noblesse.
13) (Newhall, co. Edinburgh). Gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a garb vert banded az. Crest—A ship in the sea firing the signal for sailing all ppr. Motto—Deus adesto.
14) (Ellieston, co. Roxburgh). Gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a crescent of the first betw. three martlets az., a bordure wavy ar. Crest—A lion ramp. ppr. Motto—Spero.
15) (Alderman Anthony Brown, Esq., Lord Mayor of London). Per fesse indented or and gu. in base a griffin pass, of the first, a chief erm. Crest—A hawk ppr. belled or, standing on a bird’s leg erased a-la-quise, and conjoined to a wing, all gu. Motto—Nil sine causa.
16) (Peter Brown, Esq., of Woodplumpton, St. Michael, co. Lancaster). Ar. on a bend nebulee betw. two mullets of six points sa. three lions pass. of the field. Crest—A lion’s gamb erased or, fretty, and holding a mullet of six. points sa.
17) (London. Visit. London 1568). Az. a chev. betw. three escallops or, within a border engr. gu.
18) (Hingingside, descended of Fordell). The same, with the chev. invecked for diff.
19) (Bonnyton, Scotland). Or, on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis az. a bezant. Crest—A ship under sail ppr. Motto—Caute et sedulo.
20) (Carslaith, Scotland). Or, a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis sa.
21) (Hartrigg, Scotland). Erm. on a chief az. three fleurs-de-lis ar.
22) or Broun - (Gorgymill, co. Edinburgh, now Johnstonburn, co. Haddington). Az. a fesse vaire betw. three fleurs-de-lis ar. Crest—A rose gu. slipped and barbed ppr. Motto—Armat et ornat.
23) (Midmar, co. Aberdeen; Fordell, co. Perth; Finmount, co. Fife; Greenknowe, co. Sterling. Adam Brown, who fell at the battle of Falkirk, 1298, was grandfather of Sir John, sheriff of Aberdeenshire, 1328; his son John, of Midmar, was ancestor of George, Bishop of Dunkeld, 1484-1514, who granted Fordell to his brother Richard by charter, 19 July, 1493. Major-General Sir John Brown, of Fordell, who represented the co. Perth in Parliament, d. 1651, and his estate was sequestrated. His only surviving child, by Mary, dau. and heir of Colonel Sir James Scott, cf Rossie, co. Fife, Antonia, heiress of Rossie, m. Alex Dunlop, of Dunlop, co. Ayr, and is represented by Lieut.-Col. Sir Wiluam Agnew Wallace, Bart.: the third Brown of Fordell acquired Finmont and settled it on his younger son David in 1588, by whose descendant, George Brown, this estate was sold about 1710; his younger brother, Mr. John Brown, minister of Abercom 1700-43, was great grandfather of David Brown, of Greenknowe, whose grandson is the Rev. James Cassels Brown, A.M., Hulme, Watefield, co. Chester). Arms borne by the Bishop of Dunkeld: Sa. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis ar.; Fordell, az. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or; Finmount, added a crescent sa. on the chev. for diff., which is still carried by the family, with a demi lion ppr. holding in his dexter paw a fleur-de-lis or, for Crest, and the Motto Floreat majestas.
24) (Horn and Westhorn, co. Perth and Forfar, descended of Fordell, Lyon, Beg., 1672). Az. a chev. wavy betw. three fleurs-de-lis or. George Brown, of Horn, which was in the possession of the family towards the end of the sixteenth century, d. s. p. m. about 1760.
25) (Hangingside, Scotland, 1672). Ar. a chev. invected betw. three fleurs-de-lis or.
26) (Dolphington, co. Lanark). Or, a chev. engr. betw. three fleurs-de-lis sa. Crest—A dolphin naiant ppr. Motto—Labor omnia vincit.
27) (Edinburgh, 1680: the son married the heiress of Colstoun). Az. a chev. chequy ar. and gu. between three fleurs-de-lis or. Crest—A dexter hand holding forth a closed book ppr. Motto—Delectat et ornat.
28) (Balquharn, Scotland). Gu. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or.
29) (Waterhaughs, co. Ayr, 1806). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a ship sails furled sa., a bordure of the second; 2nd and 3rd, gyronny of eight wavy erm. and gu., for Campbell. Crest—A demi lion ppr. holding in his dexter paw a fleur-de-lis or. Motto—Tandem licet sero.
30) (Eccles, 1808). Quarterly, 1st, gu. a sword fessways betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, for Brown; 2nd, az. three fishes counter-salient ar., for Foreman; 3rd, vert, a lion ramp. ar., for Home; 4th, az. a ship under sail or, in the dexter canton a crescent of the last on a chief ar. three boars' heads erased sa. Crest—A lion ramp. ppr. Motto—Famae studiosus honestae.
31) (Forsyth-Brown, of Whitsome-Newton, 1856). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a roundle betw. two mullets sa., for Brown; 2nd and 3rd, ar. on a chev. engr. gu. betw. two griffins segreant in chief az. armed and membered sa. and in base a fleur-de-lis of the second a garb. betw. two crescents or, for Forsyth. Crests—An eagle rising reguard. ppr., holding in his dexter talon a fleur-de-lis or, for Brown; A demi griffin az. issuant out of an antique crown or, for Forsyth. Mottoes—Labor omnia vincit, for Brown; Instaurator ruinae, for Forsyth.
32) (Sir George, G.C.B., 1860). Gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a mural crown of the first, all within a bordure embattled of the second. Crent—An eagle displ. vert crowned with a mural crown or, and on the breast a garland of laurel of the last. Motto—Suivez moi.
33) (A. J. Dennistoun-Brown, of Balloch Castle, co. Dumbarton, 1864). Per pale gu. and az. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, on a canton ar. a bend sa. Crest—A lion ramp. ppr. holding in his dexter forepaw a cross crosslet fitchee gu., and in his sinister a fleur-de-lis or. Motto—Vitam impendere vero.
34) (Ashley, co. Edinburgh, 1866). Per chev. gu. and sa. a chev. betw. two fleurs-de-lis in chief and a cushion in base or. Crest—A lion ramp. sa. holding in his dexter fore­paw a fleur-de-lis or. Motto—Floreat majestas.
35) (Horton-place, Surrey, 1869). Az. a chev. chequy ar. and sa. betw. three fleurs-de-lis of the second. Crest—A lion ramp. gu. holding in his dexter forepaw a fleur-de-lis ar. Motto—Fortitudine et fidelitate.
36) Sa. three lions in bend betw. two bendlets ar.
37) Gu. a griffin segreant or, a chief indented erm.
38) alias Weare - Per chev. gu. and sa. three binds or. Crest—On a lure a falcon rising ppr. (also Rev. Frederick Brown, Fern Bank, co. Kent)
39) (Norton, co. Gloucester). Or, on a fesse gu. three chess rooks of the field, in chief three mallards sa.
40) (Lea Castle, co. Worcester, John Brown, Esq., of that place, high sheriff of the county in 1833). Az. on a fesse ar. betw. three martlets in chief, and the Roman fasces erect, surmounting two swords in saltire, and encircled by a chaplet in base or, three chess rooks sa. Crest—A demi eagle displ. with two heads az. charged on tho breast with the fasces, swords, and chaplet, as in the arms.
41) (Rev. Robert Brown-Borthwick, London, 1868). Az. on a chev. ar. betw. two fleurs-de-lis in chief and a mascle in base or, three cinquefoils sa. Crest—A hand ppr. holding a fleur-de-lis or. Motto—Delectat et ornat.
42) Brown-Borthwick - (Sedbury Park, co. York). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. on a chev. erm. between three lions' gambs erased and erect ar. three escallops of the field, a chief of the third charged with an eagle displ. betw. two escallops sa.; 2nd and 3rd, or, a boar ramp. sa. the whole within a border erm. Crests—1st: A lion's gamb erased ar. armed and charged with a bar gemel gu. the paw holding two eagles' wings conjoined sa.; 2nd: An arm embowed in armour the hand grasping a branch of laurel all ppr.
43) (Dantzic, bart. 1699, title extinct). As Horn, the chev. charged with a thistle slipped vert for diff. Crest—A dolphin naiant ppr. Motto—Virtus dedit cura servabit.
44) (Unthank Hall, Northumberland). Per pale sa. and gu. on a bend, engr. with plain double cottises betw. two escallops ar. three lions pass. guard. of the first. Crest—Two escallops or, thereon resting an eagle, displ. vert, in the beak a cross crosslet fitchee gold. Motto—Suivez raison.
45) (now Trotter, of Horton Place, Epsom). 1st and 4th, Trotter; 2nd and 3rd, Brown. Az. a chev. chequy ar. and sa. betw. three fleurs-de-lis of the second. Crest—A lion ramp. gu. armed and langued az. holding in the right paw a fleur-de-lis ar. Motto—Fortitudine et fidelitate.
46) (Sir John Brown, Knt., of Endcliffe Hall, Sheffield, D.L., and J.P.). Ar. two barrulets betw. a mullet in chief and a representation of a Brown’s conical spiral spring (as invented by the grantee) in base sa. Crest—A lion sejant ppr. charged with two barrulets sa. and supporting with the dexter paw an escocheon ar. thereon a bee volant also ppr. Motto—Nec sorte nec fato.
47) (William Candler-Brown, Esq., of Aghenuire, Callan, co. Kilkenny: Royal license to take the arms of Brown only, and the name of Brown in addition, dated 16 July, 1857). Gu. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis erminois, a canton ar. thereon a cross crosslet sa. Crest—A demi lion ramp. gu. holding betw. the paws a fleur-de-lis as in the arms, and charged on the shoulder with a cross crosslet ar. Motto—Gaudeo.
48) (Horbling, co. Lincoln). Ar. two lions pass. in pale sa.
49) (Sir John Beown, Knt., J.P. and D.L., Endcliffe Hall, Sheffield). Ar. two barrulets between a mullet in chief and a representation of a railway conical spiral wheel in base sa. Crest—A lion sejant ppr. charged with two barrulets sa., and supporting with the dexter paw an escocheon ar. thereon a bee volant also ppr.
50) (Nonsuch House, co. Wilts; Rev. Meredith Brown of that place) Gu. a chev. erm. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or. Crest—A lion’s head erased or. Motto—Forward.
51) (Thomas Brown, temp. Richard II., Fun. Ent. Ire.). Sa. a chev. betw. cranes or.
52) (Graver-Browne, Morley Hall, co. Norfolk). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, a bend az. a canton erm.; 2nd and 3rd, per chev. nebulee ar. and az. three tilting spears two and one points upwards counterchanged. Crests—1st: On an escallop ar. a cross moline gu. betw. four torteaux. 2nd: A demi talbot ramp. ar. pellettee holding a tilting spear erect or.
53) (Frampton, co. Dorset). Ar. on a chev. sa. betw. three herons az. as many escallops or. Crest—A hare courant or.
54) (Viscount Montagu: derived from Sir Anthony Browne, K.B. at the coronation of Richard II.; the heiress m. Poyntz). (Elsing, co. Norfolk, William Browne, of that place, jure uxoris, was second son of Sir Anthony Browne, of Cowdray, co. Sussex) Sa. three lions pass. in bend betw. two double cottises ar. Crest—An eagle displ. vert. Supporters—Two wolves ar. with each a plain collar and chain or. Motto—Suivez raison.
55) (Lord Kilmaine. See Browne of the Neale). Sa. three lions pass. in bend betw. two double cottises ar., a crescent for diff. Crest—An eagle displ. vert. Supporters— Two lions reguard. ar. ducally crowned, plain collared and chained or. Motto—Suivez raison.
56) (Marquess of Sligo). Sa. three lions pass. in bend ar. betw. two double cottises of the last. Crest—An. eagle displ. vert. Supporters—Dexter a talbot ppr., gorged with a baron’s coronet; sinister a horse ar. Motto—Suivez raison.
57) (Totteridge, co. Hertford, afterwards of Crofts, co. Lincoln: granted 24 April, 1561, by Dalton, Norroy, to Valentine Browne, Esq., of those places one of the Auditors of Her Majesty’s Exchequer, and previously Commissioner in Ireland and Scotland for Edward VI. and Mary I.). Ar. three martlets in pale sa. betw. two flaunches of the last, on each, a lion pass. of the field. Crest—A dragon's head couped ar. betw. two wings expanded sa. guttde counterchanged.
58) (Earl of Kenmare). Ar. three martlets in pale sa. betw. two flaunches of the last on each a lion pass. guard. of the first. Crest—A dragon’s head couped ar. betw. two wings expanded sa. guttee counterchanged. Supporters—Two lynxes ar. guttee de poix, both plain collared and chained or. Motto—Loyal en tout.
59) (Hospital, co. Limerick. The Funeral Entry of Sir Thomas Browne, knt., of Hospitall, who died in 1640, records that he was third son of Sir Valentine Browne, Knt., of Crofts, co. Lincoln, by Thomasine, his second wife, sister of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Lord Keeper of England temp. Queen Elizabeth. His descendants were the Brownes of the Hospital, who terminated in an heiress, Helen, dau. of Thomas Browne, of Hospital, who m. her kinsman, Nicholas, second discount Kenmare, the representative of the senior line of the same family). Ar. three martlets in pale sa. betw. two flaunches of the last, each charged with a lion pass. of the field, a martlet for diff.
60) (bart., Westminster; created 11 March, 1732). Gu. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or. Crest—A demi lion ramp. gu. holding in the dexter paw a fleur-de-lis, as in the arms. Motto—Gaudeo.
61) (Weymouth, co. Dorset). Sa. three lions pass. betw. two bendlets ar. in the sinister chief point a trefoil of the last. Crest—A griffin’s head erased sa. beaked or.
62) (Suffolk). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions’ gambs. ar. on a chief of the last an eagle displ. sa. membered or, all within a bordure az. Crest—A lion’s gamb erased and erect gu. holding a ring ar.
63) (Norwich, confirmed to Robert Browne, 20 Oct., 1581, by Cooke, Clarenceux). Sa. three cranes ar. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet a crane's claw all ppr.
64) (granted, to Sir Hugh Browne, by Camden, Clarenceux, 26 June, 1604). Ar. three bars sa. on a canton or, a tiger’s head erased of the second. Crest—Out of a mural coronet or, a tiger’s head sa.
65) (Clare, exemplified in 1866 to Windham Brady, Esq., 17th Foot, second son of the late Luke Brady, Esq., of Brookville, co. Clare, on his changing his name by royal licence from Brady to Browne). Ar. on a bend engr. betw. two double cottises plain sa. three eagles displ. with two heads of the first, in the sinister chief point a pellet. Crest—An eagle displ. with two heads per pale ar. and sa., the dexter wing charged with a pellet and the sinister with a plate. Motto—Nec timeo nec sperno. See Supplement.
66) (granted in 1815 to Major-Gen. Sir George Sackville Browne, K.C.B., grandson of Edward Browne, Mayor of Cork). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions' gambs, erect and erased or, on a chief gemelle ar. an eagle displ. sa. Crest—On an eastern crown or, an eagle displ. with two heads sa. Motto—Hoc age.
67) (Ireland, confirmed, 1614, to Stephen Browne, of Ballyrennell, co. Down, brother of John Browne, of Bradley, co. Derby). Erm. on a fess embattled counter embattled sa. three escallops ar. Crest—Out of a mural crown gu. a stork’s head and neck erm. beaked az.
68) (Ireland; Fun. Ent., 1673). Ar. a pellet betw. two bendlets sa., quartering Wentworth.
69) (Dublin. From Fun. Ent. of Alderman EdwaRd GoUgh, of Dublin, d. 1631, whose first wife was Margaret, dau. of William Browne, Sheriff of Dublin). Per pale ar. and or, an eagle displ. with two heads sa.
70) (Dublin. Fun. Ent. of Michael Browne, d. 1632, at one time Sheriff of Dublin). Ar. an eagle displ. with two heads sa. charged on the breast with a trefoil slipped of the field.
71) (High Sheriff of Dublin, d. 1652, Fun. Ent. Ire.). Erm. a chief gu.
72) (Thomas Browne, Esq., Dublin, Fun. Ent. Ire. 1665) Sa. A chev. betw. three storks ar.
73) (Johnston, co. Dublin, bart.). Sa. three lions pass. in bend, betw. two double cottises ar. a mullet for diff. Crest—An eagle displ. vert. Motto—Conduct is fate.
74) (Kishock, co. Dublin, created a Baronet of Ireland, 20 March, 1621; from the Fun. Ent. of Sir Sylvester Browne, 2nd bart., and of Margaret, wife of Garratt Young, of Dublin, and dau. of Sir Richard Browne, 1st bart. d. 1624). Per pale ar. and sa. an eagle displ. with two heads charged on the breast with a trefoil slipped all counterchanged.
75) (Sir Richard Browne, of Dnblin). Per pale ar. and sa. an eagle displ. with two heads counterchanged.
76) (Galway, temp. Queen Elizabeth, Michael Kirwan, of Galway, m. Mary, dan. of John Brown, and sister of Sir Dominic Brown, Knt.). Ar. on a bend cottised sa. three lions pass. of the first.
77) (co. Galway, Smith's Ordinary). Or, an eagle displ. with two necks sa. Crest—Two eagles’ heads couped conjoined sa.
78) (Galway, from the Fun. Ent. of Margaret, wife of Sir Peter French, of Galway, Knt., and dau. of Alderman Geoffrey Browne, of same place, d. 1631). Ar. an eagle displ. sa.
79) (Kilskeagh, co. Galway). Ar. an eagle displ. sa. Crest—A griffin’s head erased sa. Motto—Fortiter et fideliter.
80) (Coolarn, Annaghmore, Newtown, Ardskea, Cooloo, and Moyne, co. Galway). Ar. an eagle displ. with two heads sa. Crest—A griffin’s head erased ar. Motto—Fortiter et fideliter
81) (Lord Oranmore, Castle MacGarrett, co. Mayo, and Carrabrowne, co. Galway). Barry of eight or and az. an eagle displ. with two heads sa. surrounded by an orle of martlets gu. quartering Monck and Prendergast. Crest of Browne—A griffin's head erased ppr. Supporters—Dexter, a knight in chain armour ppr. holding in the exterior hand a battle-axe, and on the other arm a shield gu. charged with two lions pass. guard, or; sinister, alike knight, the armour covered by a surcoat ar., and hanging from the sinister arm a shield ar., charged with an eagle as in the arms.Motto—Fortiter et fideliter. (These were the armorial bearings assigned to Rt. Hon. Dominick Browne, M.P., of Castle MacGarrett, on his being created a Peer of Ireland in 1836. The present Lord Oranmore, as the husband of Christiana Guthrie, is obliged, by a provision in the entail of the Guthrie estates, to use, bear and constantly retain the surname, arms, and designation of Guthrie of the Mount, as his proper and only surname, arms, and designation. See Guthrie).
82) (Naas, co. Kildare. John Browne, Esq., of the Nasse, d. 18 Dec. 1680, Fun. Ent. Ire.). Gu. a chev. erm. betw. three lions’ gambs erased and erect ar.
83) (Brownestown, co. Kildare, and Backweston, co. Dublin: Fun. Ent. of Patrick Browne, of Irishtown, co. Dublin, d. 1625, 2nd son of John Brown, of Carlow, who was 2nd son of Patrick Browne, of Backweston). Per pale ar. and sa. an eagle displ. with two heads, charged on the breast with a trefoil slipped all counterchanged, a mullet gu. for diff.
84) (John Browne, Esq., of Castle Browne, co. Kildare, temp. Charles I.). Sa. a chev. betw. three cranes ar. Crest—A tiger az. maned, tufted, and armed or. Motto—Qui non ciconia tigris.
85) (Camus and Clanmorris, co. Limerick, an Anglo-Norman family). (allowed to Count George Browne, of the Holy Roman Empire, General-in-Chief in Russia, Governor-General of Livonia, Knight of St. Anne, &c., son of George Browne, Esq., of Camus, co. Limerick, by Honora, dau. of Edmond de Lacy, Esq., of Rathcahill, same co., and grandson of Thomas Browne, Esq., of Camus, who certified his pedigree to Preston, Ulster, 1638). (allowed 1724 to Ulysses Browne, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, and George Browne, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, afterwards Field-Marshal in the Austrian service, Knight of St. Anne, &c., the two eldest sons of George Browne, of the Spanish service, and grandson of Ulick or Ulysses Browne, a younger son of William Browne, Esq., of Camus). Per pale ar. and sa. an eagle displ. with two heads armed and beaked gu. Crest—An armed arm holding a sword ppr. Motto—Fidem servabo genusque.
86) (Rathbane, co. Limerick, granted 1851 to Rev. Peter William Browne, of Rathbone, Incumbent of Blackrod, Bolton, Lancaster). Ar. three lions pass. gu. betw. two bendlets sa. Crest—Rising from a marquis’s coronet ppr. an eagle displ. gu. winged and membered or. Motto—Suivez raison.
87) (The Neale, co. Mayo, Baronet of Nova Scotia, allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1777, and registered in the Lyon Office, Edinburgh). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Browne; sa. three lions pass. in bend betw. two double cottises ar. 2nd and 3rd, Dodwell. Ar. two bars per pale indented gu. and az. in chief three hurts. Crest—An eagle displ. vert. Mottoes—Munit haec altera vincit, suivez raison. Supporters —Dexter, a unicorn ar. horned, maned, tufted, and ducally gorged or; sinister, a savage man ppr. wreathed about the head and loins vert.
88) (Aughentaine Castle, co. Tyrone). Erm. a chev. az. betw. two fleurs-de-lis in chief and a cinquefoil in base sa. Crest: An eagle displ. with two heads vert charged on each wing with a fleur-de-lis or. Motto—Suivez raison.
89) (Braeffey, Raheens, and Ellistown, co. Mayo). (Browne Hall, co. Mayo). Sa. three lions pass. in bend betw. two double cottises ar. Crest—An eagle displ. vert. Motto—Suivez raison.
90) (Knox-Browne, exemplified to Hervey Browne, Esq., younger, of Aughentaine Castle, co. Tyrone, late Capt. 12th Lancers, on assuming the additional prefix surname and arms of Knox). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. a chev. az. betw. two fleurs-de-lis in chief and a cinquefoil in base sa., for Browne; 2nd and 3rd, gu. within a bordure engr a falcon with wings expanded or, charged on the breast with & pheon sa. on a canton of the second a fess chequy ar. and az., for Knox. Crests—1st: An eagle displ. with two heads vert, charged on each wing with a fleur-de-lis or, for Browne; 2nd: A falcon on a perch close ppr. charged on the breast with a pheon sa., for Knox. Motto—Suivez raison: and on a scroll over the second crest, Moveo et proficio.
91) (Mulrankin, co. Wexford), Ar. an eagle displ. with two heads sa. armed and beaked gu. Crest—A stag’s head erased ar. attired or, guttee de sang.
92) (allowed 1724, to Edward Browne, then domiciled in France, son of Andrew Browne, the 5th son of Edward Browne, Mayor of Waterford, 1698, descended from Browne, of Clanmorris). Ar. an eagle displ. sa. membered gu., a crescent for diff.
93) (Fun. Ent., Ulster's office). Ar. on a pile gu. three martlets of the field.
94) (from the Fun. Ent. of William Browne, Deputy Receiver under the Vice-Treasurer of the Revenue in Ireland, d. 1623). Gu. two chevronels ar. betw. three escallops or.
95) (Fun. Ent., Ulster’s office, 1673). Ar. a pellet betw. two bendlets sa.
96) (Everton, near Liverpool). Erm. a chev. engr. az. betw. two fleurs-de-lis in chief, and in base a cinquefoil sa. Crest—An eagle displ. with two heads per pale az. and gu. wings or, each wing charged with a fleur-de-lis sa.
97) (Ludlow, co. Salop, confirmed 1614, Camden's Grants). Erm. on a fess embattled counter-embattled sa. three escallops ar. Crest—Out of a mural crown gu. a stork’s head and neck couped erm. beaked az. Also: Greenford, co. Middlesex, 1614(?)
98) (Orthwaite Hall, and Woodhall, in the parish of Caldbeckw and Tallantire Hall, co. Cumberland). Ar. three martlets in pale sa. betw. two flaunches of the second, each charged with a lion pass. or. Crest—A griffin’s head vert, betw. two wings. Motto—Traducere aevum leniter.
99) (Bronwylfa, near St. Asaph). Sa. three lions pass. in bend ar. betw. two double cottises of the last. Crest—An eagle displ. vert. Motto—Spectemur agendo.
100) (Bucks). Sa. a chev. betw. three cranes ar. Crest—A tiger az. maned, tufted, and armed or.
101) (Nether-Legh, co. Chester). Ar. two bendlets betw. as many mullets sa.
102) (Chester, claims to have anciently held lands in that co. by knight’s service of a silver horseshoe to the Sovereign when he passed over the land: represented by Rev. George Osborne Browne, M.A., vicar of Shire Oaks, co. Notts, and chaplain to the Earl of Lucan). Sa. a lion ramp. ar. over all a bendlet compony or and az. Crest—A demi lion ramp. ar. Motto—In te Deus speravi.
103) (Cheshire). Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a bend gobonated gu. and of the first.
104) (Cheshire). Ar. an eagle displ. sa.
105) (Bodmin, Cornwall, used by Geo. Browne, of Bodmin, Attorney, in the middle of the last century. Quartered by Collins). Or, three garbs az.
106) (Marsh Hall, co. Derby, 1582). Ar. on a chev. gu. three roses of the field. Crest—A lion ramp. ar. ducally crowned or, supporting a tilting spear ppr. headed of the first.
107) (Writtle, co. Essex). Same Arms. Crest—A breast­plate or, leathered ga. buckled gold issuant above a plume of feathers ar. and gu.
108) (Snelston, co. Derby). Sa three lions pass. in bend betw. two cottises ar. in chief a trefoil slipped erm. Crest—A griffin's head erased vert, cured, beaked and collared or, charged on the neck with a trefoil slipped erm.
109) (Derby). Sa. betw. two cottises a lion pass. ar. in the sinister chief a trefoil, slipped erm.
110) (Devonshire). Gu. a chev. erm. cottised or, betw. three escallops of the third. Crest—A demi man sa. wreathed about the temples, holding in the dexter hand a hammer or.
111) (Devonshire). Gu. a chev. erm. couple closed or, betw. three escallops of the second.
112) (Devonshire). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions’ gambs erect and erased within a bordure ar.
113) (Devonshire). Ar. on a chev. betw. three sinister hands couped sa. as many spears’ heads of the field.
114) (Godmanstow, co. Dorset). Ar. on a chev. sa. betw. three cranes az. as many escallops or. Crest—On a mount vert, a hare courant ar.
115) (Beaconsfield, co. Bucks, Visit. London, 1568). Ar. a chev. betw. three cranes sa. Crest—An heraldic tiger az. tufted or.
116) (Bishop Auckland, co. Durham). Sa. three mullets ar. Crest—A sword in pale, embrued ppr.
117) (Weald Hall, co. Essex, of which was Sir Weston Browne, temp. Henry VIII. The chief and crest are augmentations granted for valour at Grenada, temp. Ferdinand and Isabella). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions’ gambs erect and erased ar. on a chief of the second an eagle displ. sa. armed and crowned or. Crest—An eagle of Sicily displ. with two heads sa.
118) (Browne’s Hill, co. Carlow). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions’ gambs, erect and erased ar., a bordure of the second, on a chief of the same an eagle displ. sa. armed and crowned or, quartering Clayton; ar. a cross engr. sa. betw. four torteaux. Crest—An eagle displ. with two heads sa. Motto—Fortiter et fideliter.
119) (Essex). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions’ gambs erect and erased ar. a chief and bordure of the second.
120) (Essex). Gu. a chev. erm. betw. three lions' gambs erased ar.
121) (Essex). Ar. a chev. cottised gu. betw. three lions ramp. sa.
122) (Essex). Sa. a bend erm. on a chief ar. three torteaux.
123) (Harwood, co. Hereford). Ar. on a chev. betw. three mullets pierced sa. as many escallops of the first. Crest—A demi griffin vert, winged and legged or.
124) (Walcott, co. Northampton). Az. three escallops or, a border indented gu.
125) (Islington). Or, on a chev. engr. barry wavy of eight ar. and az. betw. three cranes of the last. Crest—A crane az. beaked and legged or, the crown of the head gu. in the beak an ear of wheat gold.
126) (Canterbury, co. Kent). Sa. three tigers pass, in bend betw. two double cottises ar.
127) (Canterbury, co. Kent). Ar. a bend sa. on a canton az. a fleur-de-lis of the field.
128) (Horton-Kenby, co. Kent). Az. a chev. betw. three escallops or.
129) (Brenchly, co. Kent). Gu. a griffin pass. or, a chief of the second. Crest—A vulture ppr. wings endorsed, displuming a mallard’s wings.
130) (Deptford, co. Kent). Or, a chief sa.
131) (Kent). Sa. three lions pass. in bend betw. two cottises ar. in chief a griffin’s head erased of the second.
132) (Kent). Sa. betw. two bendlets engr. three lions pass. ar.
133) (Kent). Per pale indented ar. and or, a chev. betw. three escallops gu.
134) (Kent). Ar. on a fesse embattled counter embattled sa. three escallops of the first.
135) (Kent and London). Ar. on a chev. betw. three demi griffins, erased gu. as many towers triple towered of the first.
136) (Lancashire). Ar. on a bend double cottised sa. three spread eagles of the first. Crest—An eagle displ. ar. on the wings two bars sa.
137) (Winslow, co. Leicester). Or, a saltire engr. az betw. four butterflies volant gu. Crest—A boar’s head erased sa. pierced through the neck with a broken spear or, headed ar.
138) (Hungry Bentley, co. Derby). Same Arms, field erm. Crest—Out of a mural crown gu. a stork’s head erm.
139) (granted 1659). Or, on a bend gu. cottised sa. three mullets of the first. Crest—A mullet sa. betw. two stags’ horns of the same.
140) (Leicestershire). Gu. a bend fusilly ar. in the sinister corner a martlet or.
141) (Lincolnshire). Ar. two lions pass. sa.
142) (Lord Mayor of London, 1438 and 1448). Ar. two chev. sa. on a canton erm. an annulet of the second.
143) (Lord Mayor of London, 1480, ancestor of the Brownes of Walcot). Az. a chev. betw. three escallops, within a bordure engr. or.
144) (Lord Mayor of London, 1507). Per pale indented or and ar. a chev. betw. three escallops gu.
145) (Lord Mayor of London, 1513). The same as 1480, the bordure engr. gu.
146) (Lord Mayor of London, 1661). Ar. on a chev. betw. three griffins’ heads erased gu. as many castles of the first.
147) or Brown (Burton Hall, Kingskerswell, as borne by Hercules E. Brown, Esq., of that place). Arms same as the preceding. Crest—A griffin’s head, as in the arms. Motto—Probitas veritas honos.
148) (London, granted 28 Feb. 1615). Gu. on a chev. betw. three leopards’ heads cabossed ar. as many escallops az. Crest—A cubit arm vested gu., turned up ar. holding in the hand ppr. a sword erect of the last, hilted or, entiled with a leopard’s head of the second.
149) (Isaac Hawkins Browne, Esq.). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. on a fesse embattled counter embattled sa. three escallops or, for Browne; 2nd and 3rd, or, on a chev. betw. three roses az. as many escallops of the first on a chief pale gu. and sa. a dragon pass. with wings addorsed erm. for Hawkins. Crest—Out of a mural coronet gu. a crane's head erased erm. charged on the neck with an escallop az. Motto—Verum atque decens.
150) (London). Sa. a lion ramp. ar. a bend gobony gu. and of the second within a bordure of the last. Crest—A bee­hive beset with bees diversely volant ppr. Motto—Virtus et industria.
151) (London). Az. a griffin pass. or, a chief indented per fesse of the second and erm.
152) (London). Gu. a griffin pass. or, a chief indented per fesse erm. and of the second.
153) (London). Gu. a chev. betw. three escallops or.
154) (London). Sa. a chev. embattled betw. three swans ar.
155) Ar. two chev. sa. in chief an annulet of the second.
156) (London). Ar. two chev. sa. on a canton erm. an annulet of the second.
157) (London, descended from Angus, in Scotland). Az. on a chev. wavy betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a thistle slipped vert.
158) (London). Az. a chev. betw. three escallops or.
159) (London and Herefordshire). Per pale ar. and or, a chev. betw. three escallops gu.
160) (Mathew Browne, London: his dau. Margaret, was wife of John Hackett, Esq., of Kil Edmond, co. Tipperary, who died 1639, Fun. Ent. Ire.). Erm. on a fesse embattled counter embattled sa. three escallops ar.
161) (Stepney, Middlesex, and Dorsetshire, Visit. Middlesex, 1663). Sa. on a chev. betw. three storks ar. as many escallops of the field. Crest—A tiger pass. ppr.
162) (Middlesex). Ar. three bucks trippant ppr. Crest—A buck's head erased ppr. attired or.
163) (Bromhall, co. Norfolk). Erm. a chief indented gu.
164) (borne by Richard Charles Browne, Esq., J.P., Elsing Hall, co. Norfolk, and exemplified, 27 Feb. 1845, to Richard Eaton, Rector of Elsing, co. Norfolk, [eldest son and heir of Richard Eaton, afterwards Richard Browne, late Rector of Elsing aforesaid, by Frances, his wife, only surviving child and heir of Thomas Berney, Esq., late of King's Lynn, in the co. of Norfolk, who, in compliance with an injunction contained in the last will and testament of Mary Greene, late of Elsing aforesaid, widow and relict of Thomas Greene, Esq., of the same place, and dau. and heir of Thomas Browne, Esq., Lord of the Manor of Elsing aforesaid, assumed the surname and arms of Browne only). Sa. three lions pass. in bend betw. two double cottises ar. Crest—An eagle displ. vert. Motto—Suivez raison.
165) (Diss co. Norfolk, granted by Barker, Garter, 1594). Per chev. or and az. in chief three estoiles of the last, in base a cockatrice (another, a wyvern) of the first. Crest—An arm erect vested bendy or and az. the hand ppr. holding a fetterlock gu.
166) (Norfolk). Ar. two pellets in bend betw. as many bendlets sa.
167) (Walsingham, co. Norfolk, granted to Thomas Browne, 1632, hy St. George, Clarenceux). Erm. a chief or. Crest—On a chapeau a crane. Motto—Pictate.
168) (Porland, co. Norfolk, granted by Camden, Clarenceux, 1612). Sa. three cross crosslets fitchee or, in chief, two in base, points meeting betw. three fleurs-de-lis, all or. Crest—On a mount vert three anchor stocks sa. two in saltiro and one in pale through a crown ar.
169) (Walcot, co. Northampton). Az. a chev. or, betw. three escallops of the second.
170) (Newark, co. Nottingham). Per bend gu. and sa. three leopards’ heads or, on a chev. engr. ar. as many escallops az. Crest—A cock-pheasant az. combed and beaked gu. gorged with a plain collar or.
171) (Nottinghamshire). Per pale gu. and or, on a chev. engr. per pale ar. and az. three escallops betw. as many leopards' heads all counterchanged.
172) (Oxfordshire). Ar. a chev. engr. betw. three brooms sa.
173) (Shropshire). Erm. on a fesse crenellee sa. three escallops ar. Crest—Out of a mural crown gu. a stork’s head erm.
174) (Staffordshire). Or, on a chev. gu. betw. three cranes az. as many trefoils slipped ar.
175) (Leyson, co. Suffolk, granted 1430). Per bend ar. and sa. three mascles in bend counterchanged. Crest—A demi stork with wings expanded ppr. the neck nowed.
176) (Suffolk). Per pale sa. and ar. three mascles counterchanged.
177) (Suffolk and Lincoln, 1860). Sa. three mallets ar. two and one.
178) (Warwickshire). Ar. on a bend betw. two cottises az. three water bougets or.
179) (Westminster). Gu. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or. Crest—A demi lion holding in the dexter paw a fleur-de-lis or.
180) (Monkton Farleigh, Wilts, originally of Chapel Allerton, co. York). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. a chev. or, cottised betw. three roses gu., for Browne; 2nd, ar. a lion pass. reguard. sa., for Smyth; 3rd, az. on a bend ar. three gillyflowers ppr., for Wade. Crest—A demi eagle displ. or, surmounted by two palm branches in saltier ppr. Motto—Suivez raison.
181) (Yorkshire). Ar. on a bend cottised sa. three lions ramp. of the field.
182) (John Browne, Serjeant Painter to Henry VIII.). Ar. on a fesse embattled and counter embattled, sa. three escallops of the first, on a canton quarterly gu. and az. a leopard’s head or. Crest—A stork's head, holding in the beak an acorn, slipped vert fructed or, betw. two wing’s expanded az. each charged with an escallop of the second.
183) Erm. two bars sa. on a chief of the last three caltraps or. Crest—An arm couped at the elbow and erect vested az. cuff erm. holding in the hand ppr. a caltrap or.
184) Gu. on a chev. ar. betw. three cinquefoils erm. as many hurts. Crest—An eagle’s head erased ar. in the mouth an arrow ppr.
185) Ar. two bends sa. betw. as many mullets of the last. Crest—A lion sejant sa. resting the dexter paw on a shield ar. charged with a mullet of the first.
186) Ar. on a chev. betw. three mullets pierced sa. as many escallops of the first. Crest—A demi griffin vert, wings elevated or.
187) Gu. a chev. betw. three lions’ gambs ar. within a bordure erm. Crest—A bear’s paw couped and erect or, grasping a falchion ar.
188) (The Woodlands, co. Salop, descended from Ralph Browne, living at Caughley, same co., temp. George I.). Sa. three lions pass. in bend betw. two double cottises ar. a trefoil for diff.
189) (Wylde-Browne, Caughley Hall, in the parish of Harrow, co. Salop: Ralph Browne-Wylde took the name of Browne pursuant to the will of Jane, widow of Edward Browne, of Caughley, by Act of Parliament, 28 George III., 1788). Sa. within two bendlets or, betw. as many martlets ar. three lions pass. guard. of the second. Crest—A griffin’s head erased per pale gu. and sa. gorged with a collar or, charged with two trefoils slipped vert.
190) Or, on a chev. betw. three cranes az. a bezant. Crest—A crane’s head and neck erased az. ducally gorged or, holding in the beak a bezant.
191) Gu. a chev. betw. three lions’ gambs erect and erased, within a bordure ar. on a chief of the last an eagle displ. sa. Crest—A lion's gamb. erased and erect gu. holding a wing ar.
192) (Bishops Cannings, co. Wilts). Erm. a chev. cotised or, betw. three roses gu. Motto—Suivez raison.
193) Sa. on a chief three lions pass. betw. two bendlets engr. ar. Crest—A griffin's head erased or.
194) Ar. a fesse betw. three mallets sa. Crest—A stork's head couped at the neck, nowed ppr. betw. two wings ar.
195) Sa. two mullets ar. Crest—A sword erect embrued at the point gu.
196) Gu. a chev. betw. three lions' gambs erect and erased, within a bordure ar. on a chief of the last an eagle displ. sa.
197) Ar. on a bend az. three escallops or.
198) Sa. three lions pass. betw. two bare gemelles ar. a crescent or.
199) Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three roses az. stalks slipped and barbed vert.
200) Per fesse indented ar. and or, a chev. betw. three escallops gu.
201) Gu. a saltire vaire betw. four caltraps or.
202) Ar. a chev. sa. fretty or, betw. three roses gu. slipped vert.
203) Erm. on a chief ar. three torteaux.
204) Erm. a chief indented per pale gu. and or.
205) Or, a chev. engr. barry wavy of six ar. and az.
206) Per bend lozengy counterchanged ar. and sa.
207) Sa. a lion ramp. ar. pellettee.
208) Az. a lion ramp. or.
209) Az. a lion ramp. guttee de sang.
210) Per bend sa. and ar. three mascles counterchanged.
211) Quarterly, gu. and az. a leopard's face or.
212) Ar. a chev. betw. three cranes gu.
213) Erm. a chief per pale indented or and gu.
214) Erm. on a bend gu. three lions ramp. or.
215) Sa. three lions pass. betw. two bendlets engr. ar.
216) Sa. a lion saliant within a bordure ar. depressed with a baton gobonated or, and gu.
217) Sa. a chev. erm. betw. three leopards’ heads within a bordure or.
218) Quarterly, az. and gu. four leopards’ heads or.
219) Quarterly, or and sa. four leopards’ heads counterchanged.
220) Sa. three square hammers ar. Crest—A pewit ar. in her nest or.
221) Az. three woodbine leaves ar.
"222) Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three roses gu. seeded az. stalked and leaved vert.
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223) Gu. at the four corners of an escutcheon ar. as many fleurs-de-lis of the last.
224) Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three roses az. stalked, slipped, and barbed vert.
225) Per pale gu. and sa. three leopards’ heads or.
226) (Woolmers, and Camfield Place, co. Hertford; Thomas Browne, Esq., Norroy King of Arms, and by patent 18 May, 1761, Garter King of Arms, descended from Edward Browne, Esq., of Compton-juxta-Ashburne, co. Derby, supposed to have been a descendant of Sir Anthony Browne, K.G.). Sa. three lions pass. betw. two bendlets ar. and as many trefoils slipped erm. Crest—1st, Browne, a griffin’s head erased sa. beaked and eared or, charged on the neck with a bar gemel ar. and a trefoil as in the arms; 2nd, Nedham, a buck's head sa. attired or, issuing from a crown gold pallisado. The second Crest is borne as a memorial of the marriage of Thomas Browne, Garter, with Martha, dau. and co-heir of George Nedham, Esq., of Wymondley Priory, Herts. Their son, Rev. William Browne, of Camfield Place, m. 1791, Anne, eldest dau. of Sir FitzWilliam Barrington, Bart., and left at his death in 1819, an only son, William Browne, Esq., of Camfield Place, who to. 1815, Anna Maria, dau. of Theophilus Salwey, Esq., of the Lodge, and d. 1828, leaving issue. Motto: Si sit prudentia.
227) (Newgrove, co. Clare; exemplified to Thomas Browne Brady, Esq., upon his assuming, by royal licence, 1877, the surname of Browne instead of that of Brady, in compliance with the testamentary injunction of his grand-uncle, Thomas Browne, Esq., of Newgrove). Ar. on a bend engr. double cottised plain sa. three eagles displ. with two heads of the field, in the sinister chief point a pellet. Crest—An eagle diapl. with two heads per pale ar. and sa. the dexter wing charged with a pellet, and the sinister with a plate. Motto—Nec timeo nec sperno.
228) (Hawkins-Browne, Badger, co. Salop). Quarterly, 1st and 4th erm. on a fesse embattled, counter-embattled sa. three escallops erm., for Browne; 2nd and 3rd, or, on a chev. betw. three cinquefoils az. as many escallops of the field on a chief per pale gu. and sa. a griffin passant erm. Crest—On a mural coronet a stork’s head erased erm. charged with an escallop az. Motto—Verum atqae decens.
229) (page 133). The correct blazon of the arms granted, 1815, to Major Gen. Sir George Sackville Browne, K.C.B., is gu. a chev. betw. three lions' gambs erect and erased or, on a chief crenellee ar. an eagle displ. sa.

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