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Craven Coat of Arms Meaning

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

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (Earl of Craven). (Earl of Craven, extinct 1097). (Lord Craven, of Ryton, extinct 1650). (Craven Lodge, co. Leicester, and Bambridge, co. Hants). (Brockhampton Park, co. Gloucester). Ar. a fesse betw. six cross crosslets fitchee gu. Crest—On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. a griffin statant wings elevated erm. beaked and foremembered or. Supporters—Two griffins wings elevated erm. beaked and foremembered or. Motto—Virtus in actloen consistit.
2) Ancient Arms: Or, five fleurs-de-lis in cross sa. a chief wavy gu. (another, az.).
3) (certified in Ireland to Lieut.-Gen. Charles Craven, of Richardstown, co. Louth). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Craven: ar. a fesse engr. betw. two fleurs-de-lis and four cross crosslets (two and two) fitchee gu.; 2nd and 3rd, Dobbin: az. a chev. betw. three annulets, two and one or. Crest—On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. a griffin statant sa. wings addorsed, beaked, membered, and a semee of fleurs-de-lis or. Motto—Fortitudine crevi.
4) Ar. a fesse dancettee ermines betw. six crosses crosslet fitchee gu.
5) Ar. on a fesse betw. three crosses crosslet in chief and one in base gu. two crosses crosslet of the field.

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