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Grady Coat of Arms Meaning

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

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (The O’Grady, Kilballyowen, co. Limerick, formerly Chiefs of Cinel-Dunghaile, a district comprising the present parishes of Tomgraney, co. Clare, and Iniscaltra and Clonrush, co. Galway; the Four Masters record, under a.d. 1184, that Cenfaoladh O’Grada, of Tuaim Grene, died; Donald O’Grady, The O’Grady, fell in battle a.d. 1309, leaving a son, Hugh O’Grady, The O’Grady, who obtained the lands of Kilballyowen that year in marriage with the dau. and heiress of O’Kerwick, chief of Aniah Cliah, which has continued the residence of the chieftain ever since; Thomas de Courcy O’Grady, The O’Grady s. his father as Chieftain 1873). Per pale gu. and sa. three lions pass. per pale ar. and or. Crest—A horse’s head erased ar. Motto—Vulneratus non victus.
2) (Viscount Guillamore; Right Hon. Standish O’Grady, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland, great-grandson of John O’Grady, The O’Grady, temp. William III and Queen Anne, through his second son, was so created 1831). Per pale gu. and sa. three lions pass. guard. per pale ar. and or, the centre lion charged on the side with a portcullis az. Crest—A horse’s head erased ar. charged with a portcullis az. Supporters—Two lions guard. per fesse ar. and or, each charged on the shoulder with a portcullis az. Motto—Vulneratus non victus.
3) (The O’Grady, Kilballyowen, co. Limerick, formerly Chiefs of Cinel-Dunghaile, a district comprising the present parishes of Tomgraney, co. Clare, and Iniscaltra and Clonrush, co. Galway; the Four Masters record, under a.d. 1184, that Cenfaoladh O’Grada, of Tuaim Grene, died; Donald O’Grady, The O’Grady, fell in battle a.d. 1309, leaving a son, Hugh O’Grady, The O’Grady, who obtained the lands of Kilballyowen that year in marriage with the dau. and heiress of O’Kerwick, chief of Aniah Cliah, which has continued the residence of the chieftain ever since; Thomas de Courcy O’Grady, The O’Grady s. his father as Chieftain 1873). Per pale gu. and sa. three lions pass. per pale ar. and or. Crest—A horse’s head erased ar. Motto—Vulneratus non victus.
4) (Viscount Guillamore; Right Hon. Standish O’Grady, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland, great-grandson of John O’Grady, The O’Grady, temp. William III and Queen Anne, through his second son, was so created 1831). Per pale gu. and sa. three lions pass. guard. per pale ar. and or, the centre lion charged on the side with a portcullis az. Crest—A horse’s head erased ar. charged with a portcullis az. Supporters—Two lions guard. per fesse ar. and or, each charged on the shoulder with a portcullis az. Motto—Vulneratus non victus.

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