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Farrington Coat of Arms Meaning

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

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (Blackheath, co. Kent, bart.). Erm. on a chev. gu. betw. three leopards’ faces sa. as many bombs or, fired ppr. Crest—A dragon, wings elevated, tail nowed, vert bezantee, gorged with a mural crown ar. and chain reflexed over the back or, charged on the body with two galtraps fesseways gold. Motto—Le bon temp viendra.
2) (co. Devon). Or, (another, ar.) on a fesse gu. betw. nine crosses crosslet fitchee sa. three leopards’ faccs of the field.
3) (co. Lancaster). Gu. three cinquefoils ar. Crest—A wivern sans wings, tail extended vert.
4) or Farington (London). Same Arms. Crest—A wivern vert.
5) (John Farrington, citizen of London, George Farrington, a priest, and Richard Farrington, Alderman of London in 1609, sons of John Farrington, of co. Sussex, “descended of a younger howse of Farrington, in Com. Lane.” Her. Visit.). Ar. a chev. gu. betw. three leopards’ heads purp., quartering, gu. three einqucfoils ar. Crest—A wyvern sans wings, tail extended vert.
6) (Chichester, co. Sussex, bart., extinct 1719; Thomas Farrington; descended from a younger son of Farrington, of Farrington, was an Alderman of Chichester, and three times Mayor, he d. 1572, his descendant, Sir Richard Farrington, of Chichester; was created a bart. in 1697). Ar. a chev. betw. three leopards’ faces gu.
7) Az. on a bend or, three martlets sa. Crest—A lamb pass. ar. bearing a banner pink, the staff ppr. surmounted by a cross or.
8) Ar. a fesse gu. betw. three leopards’ faces sa.
9) or Ffarington (Farington Straw, co. Lancaster). Ar. a chev. betw. three leopards’ faces sa. Crest—A wyvern sans wings ppr. crowned about the neck or.
10) (confirmed to William Faryngton, of Worden, co. Lancaster, son of Sir Henry Faryngton, of Faryngton, by Dalton, Norroy, 1560). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a chev. gu. betw. three leopards’ faces sa.; 2nd and 3rd, gu. three cinquefoils ar. Crest—A wyvern ar. sans wings, ducally gorged gu. chained or. Motto—Domat omnia virtus.
11) (Worden Hall, co. Lancaster; the Ffaringtons, of ffarington, who have preserved a direct descent from the time of the Norman Conquest, resided at ffarington so recently as the reign of Elizabeth, and subsequently at Worden). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a chev. gu. betw. three leopards’ faces ga.; 2nd and 3rd, gu. three cinquefoils ar. Crest—A wyvern ar. ducally gorged gu. a chain reflexed over the back resting under the tail gold. This crest was granted 16 Dec. 1560, by Laurence Dalton, Norroy; the old crest was a wyvern vert gorged with a crown gold. Motto—Domat omnia virtus.
12) (Woodvale, Isle of Wight). Same Arms. Crest—A dragon ar. sans wings, tail nowed, langued, ducally gorged gu. and wreathed with a chain or. Motto—Domat omnia virtus.
13) (Ribleton, co. Lancaster, 1567). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a chev. gu. (another, purp.) betw. three leopards’ faces sa., Worden; 2nd, gu. three cinquefoils ar., Farington; 3rd, a cross raguly gu., Laurence, a mullet sa. for diff. Crest—A wyvern sans wings, tail extended vert, charged with a mullet or.

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