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Dowell Coat of Arms Meaning

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

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a bordure engr. gu. Crest—A lion’s head erased sa.
2) (impaled by Richard Plunkett, Esq., of Gibstown, temp. James I.). Az. a lion ramp. ar. crowned or.
3) (an Irish Sept in Ulster, descended of the race of Mac Donnel; Reg. Ulster’s Office). Az. a lion ramp. ar. crowned or, ducally gorged gu. Crest—A lion ramp. or, crowned gu.
4) (Garthland, co. Wigton). Az. a lion ramp. ar. crowned or. Crest—A lion’s paw erased and erect ppr. Motto—Vincere vel mori.
5) (Castle Semple, co. Renfrew, and Garthland, cadet of the last). As the last, with a crescent of the second in chief for diff. Crest—A lion’s paw erased and erect, and holding a dagger ppr. Motto—Fortis in arduis.
6) (London and Scotland, 1680). Az. a lion ramp. ar. crowned with an antique crown or, within a bordure chequy of the first and second. Crest—A lion’s gamb erect and erased ppr. holding an olive branch vert. Motto—Vincam vel moriar.
7) (Logan, co. Wigton). Az. a lion ramp. ar. gorged with an antique crown or. Crest—A tiger’s head erased, crowned with an imperial crown, with a lion’s paw issuing from a cloud grasping the crown from the tiger’s head ppr. Supporters—Two lions crowned with antique crowns ppr. Mottoes—Above the crest: Usurpari nolo; below the shield : Victoria.
8) (Portugal, 1767). Az. a lion ramp. ar. gorged with an antique crown or, a bordure counter-compony gu. and of the last. Crest—A lion ramp. holding in his paw a sword erect ppr. Motto—Sic itur ad astra.
9) (Neilsland, Scotland). Per fesse wavy az. and or. on the first a lion ramp. ar. gorged with an antique crown vert.
10) (Frengh, co. Wigton). Az. a lion ramp. ar. gorged with an antique crown and imperially crowned or. Crest—A lion’s gamb erect and erased. Supporters—Two wild men wreathed about the head and middle with laurel, holding in their hands flaming daggers pointing upward all ppr. Mottoes—Over the crest: Vincet vel mori; under the arms: Pro Deo, Rege, et Patria.
11) (Crichen co. Wigton). Az. a lion ramp. ar. gorged with an antique crown or, on a canton ar. a hart’s head cabossed gu. Crest and Motto, as of Logan.
12) (Culgroat, co. Wigton). Az. a lion ramp. ar. gorged with an antique crown or, within a bordure of the second charged with eight sinister bands couped gu. Crest, as M’Dowall, of Logan.
13) (Stodrig, co. Roxburgh). Az. a lion ramp. ar. gorged with an open crown or, holding betw. the paws a man’s heart ppr. Crest—A lion’s gamb. Motto—Vincere vel mori.
14) (Edinburgh). Az. a lion ramp. ar. ducally crowned or, on a canton of the second three piles gu. Crest—A demi lion ar. royally crowned or. Motto—Vincere vel mori.

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Durain commented on 08-May-2018
Please inform me accordingly upon completion of the research for the meaning of the Dowell crest.