Chaucer 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) (Geoffrey Chaucer, of Woodstock, the father of English Poetry). (London). Per pale ar. and gu. a bend counterchanged. Crest—A tortoise pass. ppr.
2) The same Arms. Crest—Two lions’ paws ar. and gu. supporting a shield, parted per pale counterchanged.
3) (Suffolk). Ar. on a chief gu. a lion ramp. of the field.
4) (formerly of Cateshill, in the parish of Bromsgrove, co. Worcester). Sa. a chev. betw. three anchors or.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Chaucer Name
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Chaucer Coat of Arms Meaning
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