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Cowan Coat of Arms Meaning

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Origin, Meaning, Family History and Cowan Coat of Arms and Family Crest

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (London, and Forrest Hill, co. Kent, bart., extinct). Ar. a saltire gu. a chief of the last, thereon two swords saltireways ppr. pomels and hilts or, encircled by a representation of the collar of the Lord Mayor of London, also ppr. betw. two fasces gold. Crest—A demi lion erm. gorged with a representation of the collar of Lord Mayor of London, as in the Arms
2) Gu. a fesse betw. three annulets ar. Crest—A demi lion, double queued ppr.
3) (Scotland). Ar. a saltire and chief gu. on the last a fleur-de-lis or. Crest—An escallop or. Motto—Sic itur in altum.
4) (Glasgow, 1866). Ar. a saltire gu., on a chief of the last a fleur-de-lis of the first. Crest—An escallop shell or. Motto—Sic itur in altum.
5) (Loganhouse, co. Edinburgh). Ar. a saltire gu.. on a chief of the last an escallop of the first. Crest—An escallop ar. Motto—Sic itur in altum.
6) (JAS. Cowan, M.P. for Edinburgh). The same, the saltire charged with a mullet ar. Same Crest and Motto.

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