Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Halsham and Burton Constable, Holderness, co. York). Barry of six or and az. Crest—A dragon’s head ar. charged with three bars gu. on each as many mascles or. Another Crest—A dragon’s head az. charged with two bars or.; another, the dragon’s head barry of six ar. and gu. charged with nine mascles or, three, three, and three.
2) Constable, Clifford-Constable – (Tixall, co. Stafford, bart.). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, barry of six, or and az., for Constable; 2nd and 3rd, chequy or and az. a fesse gu., for Clifford. Crests—1st, Constable: A dragon’s head ar. charged with three bars gu., on each as many mascles, or; 2nd, Clifford: Out of a ducal coronet or, a wyvern rising gu.; 3rd: From behind a body of dark clouds a sun rising; from the rays issuant in chief a lilly of France, all ppr., surmounted by an escroll, inscribed, “Surgit post nubila Phoebus.” Motto—Semper paratus.
3) (Sir William Constable, knighted at Dublin, by Robert, Eart of Essex, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 12 July, 1599). Quarterly, or and vair in the first and fourth quarters a bend gu. a crescent for diff.
4) (Sir Ralph Constable, knighted at Dublin Castle, by Sir George Carey, Lord Deputy of Ireland, 29 Sept. 1603). Same as Constable, of Burton Constable, co. York, with a mullet for diff.
5) (John Constable, Secretary to H.M. Envoy at the Hague, 1680). Quarterly, gu. and vair a bend indented counterchanged. Crest—A greyhound pass. ppr. collared gu. Motto—lmpiger et fidus.
6) (Viscount Dunbar 1620, dormant sinec 1714-15). Or, three bars az. Crest—A dragon’s head ar. with three collars or, each charged with as many lozenges gu. Supporters—Dexter, a bull ar. horned collared and chained or; sinister, a lion gu. ducally crowned or. Motto—Sans mauvais desir.
7) (Flamburgh and Everingham, co. York). Quarterly, gu. and vaire over all a bend or. Crest—A ship in full sail or.
8) (Manor House, Otley, co. York). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. and vaire over all a bend or, Constable; 2nd and old, az. on a bend cottised ar. three billets sa., Haggerston. Crest—A ship in full sail or, Constable; a lion pass. ar., Haggerston.
9) (Oak House, Battersea, co. Surrey). Quarterly, gu. and vaire over all a bend or. Crest—A ship to the sinister, sails furled all or.
10) (Burgwith, co. York). Gu. a fesse compony ar. and sa. in chief a lion pass. gu.
11) (Dromonby, Cleveland). Quarterly, gu. and vaire on a bend or, an annulet.
12) (Strickland-Constable, Wassand, co. York). Quarterly, 1st and 4th quarterly, gu. and vaire over all a bend or, for Constable; 2nd and 3rd, gu. a chev. or, betw. three crosses pattee ar. on a canton ermines a stag’s head couped ppr., Strickland. Crests— 1st: A ship with tackle, guns, and apparel all or., Constable; 2nd: A turkey cock sa. membered and wattled gu.
13) Quarterly, gu. and vaire a bordure or.
14) Quarterly, or and gu. a bend engr. vert.
15) Sa. a cinquefoil within an orle of crosses crosslet or.
16) Or, a fesse betw. three mascles gu.
17) Ar. two bars nebulee gu. within a bordure az.
18) Or, an inescutcheon gu.
19) Az. an inescutcheon ar. over all a bend engr. gu.