Davys Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) Sa. a fesse betw. three cinquefoils erm. Crest—An ostrich, holding in the beak a horse-shoe ppr.
2) Gu. a stag trippant ar.
3) (Right Rev. George Davys, D.D., Bishop of Peterborough, 1839). Sa. a fesse erm. betw. three cinquefoils ar. Crest—A Cornish chough ppr.
4) (Campbell-Davys, Neuaddfawr, co. Carmarthen. William Davys Harris, Esq., succeeded his maternal uncle, Captain Richard Davys, in 1832, when he assumed the name of Davys, and married in 1847 Elizabeth Jane, only dau. of Peter Campbell, Esq., of Askomel, co. Argyle, when he assumed the additional surname of Campbell). Motto—Forget not. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, sa. a chev. betw. three swans’ necks ar. ducally gorged or, on a chief of the third a fleur-de-lis of the first, for Davys; 2nd and 3rd, gyronny of eight or and sa., for Campbell. An escutcheon of pretence, quarterly, 1st and 4th, gyronny of eight or and aa.; 2nd, gu. an eagle displayed or; 3rd, az. a branch betw. three fleurs-de-lis or. Crests—1st: A demi lion ramp. ppr. ducally collared or, for Davys; 2nd: A dexter hand ppr. holding a spur or, for Campbell.