Catton Coat of Arms
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Choose the design you like best, just your ancestors did when they painted these symbols on the shields they carried into battle and displayed in their homes. These coats of arms are real, historical works of art/culture dating back as far as 1100AD. Most of these designs were compiled and documented by genealogists and heraldists in large books published in the nineteenth century. These arms were owned by individuals who bore your surname, and were passed down through the generations from father to son, earning the monicker "family crest".
Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Robert Catton, Prior of Norwich, 1519. Arms in the church of St. Thomas Without, Oxford. Visit. Oxon). Ar. a cross sa. Crest—On a tun a dog sejant.
2) Gu. two cats pass. guard. ar.
3) Sa. a bend engr. or, betw. three owls ar.
4) Sa. a bend or, betw. three owls ar. membered of the second. Crest—A horned owl ar.
5) Az. a bend engr. or, betw. three tuns lying fesseways of the last, on each an owl or.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Catton Name
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Catton Coat of Arms Meaning
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