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Gawdy Coat of Arms Meaning

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

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

Source for 1-5: Burke’s General Armory
1) (Claxton, co. Norfolk, Stapleton and Ipswich, co. Suffolk). Vert a tortoise pass. ar. Crest—On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. two swords erect on their hilts ar. hilts and pommels or.
2) (Harliston and West Herling, co. Norfolk, bart., extinct 1723). Same Arms. Crest—A wolf pass. per pale ar. and gu. (Crows Hall, co. Suffolk, bart., extinct at the death of the third bart.). Same Arms and Crest.
3) (Wallington, co. Norfolk). Same Arms, tinctures reversed.
4) (co. Norfolk). Or, on a fesse gobonated gu. and ar. betw. three estoiles sa. a demi lion ramp. and two fleurs-de-lis counterchanged.
5) (cos. Lancaster and Hants, and Horsington, co Somerset). Erm. on a saltire engr. az. five fleurs-de-lis or.

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