D’Oyly Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (anciently De Oiglh, De Oilly, and De Oyly, Barons Doilly of Hocknaton, co. Oxford, and of Oxford Castle, temp. Henry I.).This coat was assumed by the Abbey of Openey, in Oxfordshire, founded by Robert de Oyly in 1129.Az. two bends or.
2) (Pushill, co. Oxford, flourished from the time of Henry II. to 1435). Or, two bends az.
3) (Greenland and Marlow, co. Bucks, temp. Henry VII., afterwards of Chislehampton, co. Oxford, descended from D’Oyly, of Pushill, same co., bart., extinct. Visit. Oxford, 1634). Same Arms. Crest—A demi dragon ppr.
4) (Merton, Moreton, Mereton, or Marton, and of Adderbury, co. Oxford; descended from D’Oyly of Greenland. Visit. Rutland, 1618). Same Arms. Sometimes this family bore the bends gu. to distinguish themselves from the Greenland and Chislehampton family.
5) (Palmoor, or Parmoor, in Hambleden parish, co. Bucks, Hulcomb, and Stadham or Stodham, co. Oxford; descended from William, second son of John D’Oyly, of Greenland, by the co-heircss of More of Burfield). Same Arms and Crest as D’Oyly of Greenland and Chislehampton. The family have nevertheless sometimes reversed colours, and borne az. two bends or.
6) (Kandy, in Ceylon, bart., extinct 1824). Arms (borne under a modern grant from the College of Arms to the late Sir John D’Oyly, of Ceylon, bart.)Or, two bends az. betw. them two fleurs-de-lis sa.
7) (Raunton, co. Stafford, temp. Edw. I., afterwards of Stoke-Doyley, Northamptonshire, and also of Lyttchurch, co. Derby, temp. Edward II. to Henry IV. Descended from D’Oyly of Pushill (previously of Hocknaton), co. Oxford, but changed its coat-armour, assuming that of De Dunston or Duston, on marrying the eldest of the co-heiresses of Sir William de Dunston, Lord of Raunton, co. Stafford, and Duston, co. Northampton, temp. Henry III.). Sometimes (but only in the times of Edward I. and II.) one buck’s head cabossed ar.Gu. three bucks heads.
8) (Pondhall, in Hadleigh Parish, co. Suffolk, and of London, temp. Henry VI. to Henry VIII., being the Lyttchurch branch of the family above named, which settled in Suffolk on marrying the heiress of Legat). Motto—Do no yll, quoth D’Oylle. (Overbury Hall, co. Suffolk, Dedham, co. Essex, and Hadleigh, co. Suffolk; descended from Thomas, second son of Sir Henry D’Oyly, of Pondhall, co. Suffolk, temp. Henry VIII.).Gu. three bucks’ heads cabossed ar. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, two wings erect sa. bezantee.
9) (Shottisham, co. Norfolk, D’Oyly Hall, co. Hants, bart., settled in Norfolk about 1558, on inheriting the estates of the Whytes of Shottisham). Same Arms, Crest, and Motto, till the late Sir John Hadley D’Oyly, Bart., altered his crest to “out of a ducal coronet or, two wings erect ar., resting on the centre strawberry leaf of the coronet an estoile of six points ar.”