Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Danby, co. York). (Swinton, co. York; descended from Sir Robert Danby, Chief Justice Common Pleas, temp. Edward IV., 5th son of Thomas Danby, Lord of Danby. William Danby, Esq., of Swinton, High Sheriff co. York, the last male descendant of this line, d. 1833). Ar. three chevronels braced, in the base point of the escutcheon sa. on a chief of the second three mullets of the first. Crest—A scorpion erect or.
2) (Great Langton. William Danby, Esq., living there at Visit. YorK, 1585). Same Arms, quartering, Gu. three lozenges ar.; and also, 3) Ar. on a saltire sa.a plate betw. six billets of the first.
4) (Yafford, quartered by Kitson of Hengrave. Harl. MS. 1487). Ar. a chev. betw. three mullets gu.
5) (co. York). Ar. on a bend sa. three birds of the field.