Dalyell Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Binns, co. Linlithgow, bart., 1685: the heiress m. Monteith of Auldcathie). Sa. a naked man with his arms extended ppr. on a canton ar. a sword and pistol in saltire ppr. Crest—A dexter hand brandishing a scymetar ppr. Supporters—Two pavilion poles ppr. Motto—I dare.
2) (Binns, paternally Menteith). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, a bend chequy sa. and ar. betw. three buckles az., for Menteith; 2nd and 3rd, sa. a naked man ppr. a canton ar. charged with a sword and pistol, saltirewise, gu. Crest—A dexter hand, holding a scimetar ppr., hilted and pommelled or. Supporters—Two lions sejant, guard. gu. Mottoes—I dare: (and below the arms) Right and Reason.