Eden Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (West Auckland, co. Durham, and Maryland, North America, bart.). Motto—Si sit prudentia. (Maryland, North America, bart., created 1776, now merged in the preceding). Gu. on a chev. betw. three garbs or, banded vert, as many escallops sa. Crest—A dexter arm in armour embowed couped at the shoulder ppr. the hand grasping a garb bendwise, as in the arms.
2) (Baron Auckland). (Earl of Auckland; the second baron was so created, 1839, d. unm. 1849). Same Arms and Crest. Supporters —Two horses ar. the dexter guard, charged on the shoulder with a fleur-de-lis or, the sinister charged on the shoulder with a castle or. Motto—Si sit prudentia.
3) (Beamish Park, co. Durham; granted to John Methold, Esq., second son of Henry Methold, by Dorothy his wife, eldest dau. of Sir John Eden, fourth bart., of West Auckland, upon his assuming by royal license, in 1844, the name and arms of Eden). Motto—Si sit prudentia. Gu. on a chev. betw. three garbs or, banded vert, as many escallops sa., quartering Methold. Crests—1st, Eden: a dexter arm in armour embowed couped at the shoulder ppr. the hand grasping a garb bendwise, as in the arms; 2nd, that of Methold.
4) (Ballingdon Hamlet, co. Essex, and Sudbury, co. Suffolk, 1634). Ar. on a fesse gu. betw. two chev. az. each charged with three escallops of the field, as many garbs or. Crest—A demi dragon sans wings vert, holding a rose branch flowered ar. stalked and leaved of the first.
5) (Sandwich, co. Kent, and co. Suffolk). Az. a chev. betw. three close helmets or. Crest—A plume of feathers ar.
6) (co. York). Az. three helmets ar.
7) Ar. on a fesse gu. betw. two chev. az. each charged with three garbs or, as many escallops of the field.
8) Gu. a chev. ar. betw. three garbs or. Crest—An ostrich ppr. holding in the beak a horseshoe.