Galloway Coat of Arms
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Choose the design you like best, just your ancestors did when they painted these symbols on the shields they carried into battle and displayed in their homes. These coats of arms are real, historical works of art/culture dating back as far as 1100AD. Most of these designs were compiled and documented by genealogists and heraldists in large books published in the nineteenth century. These arms were owned by individuals who bore your surname, and were passed down through the generations from father to son, earning the monicker "family crest".
Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Lord, Dunkeld). Ar. a lion ramp. az. Crest—A mound or, bespread with rays of the sun ppr. betw. two ears of corn in saltire and ensigned with a cross crosslet gold. Supporters—Two eagles volant ppr. Motto—Higher.
2) (Sandyhill, co. Lanark). Ar. a lion ramp. az. on a chief erm. three antique crowns of the second. Same Crest and Motto.
3) Az, a lion, rampant, ar. ducally crowned or.
4) Az. three garbs or.
5) Az. three lozenges, in chief, or.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Galloway Name
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Galloway Coat of Arms Meaning
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