Gregg Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) Paly of six gu. and ar. a bend counterchanged.
2) (Hoope, co. Derby, and co. York). Ar. a chev. betw. three crosses formee fitchee gu. Crest—A woodcock ppr.
3) (David Woodroff, Sheriff of London, 1554, son of John Woodrouffe, of Uffculme, co. Devon, Visit. London, 1568, and father of Sir Nicholas Woodroff, Alderman of London, Lord Mayor 1574, who had three sons, David, Robert, and Stephen Woodroff). Gu. on a chev. ar. three bucks’ heads erased sa. a chief per fess nebulee of the third and second, quartering, Sa. a fess erm. betw. two lions pass. guard, ar. Crest—A dexter arm embowed habited with leaves vert, holding a branch of honeysuckle all ppr.
4) (St. Edmundsbury, co. Suffolk). Az. on a chev. engr. ar. three bucks’ heads couped gu. a chief per fess ermines and erm. Crest—A dexter arm embowed habited ermines, the cuff ar. holding in the hand ppr. a like buck’s head.
5) Paly of six gu. and ar. A bend gobonated az. and or. Crst—A demi lady ppr. vested. ar. holding in the dexter hand a civic crown or.
6) (Ireland; Reg. Ulster’s Office). Gu. a chev. betw. three roses ar. Crest—A dexter hand couped and apaume’e ppr. Motto—Sit dux sapientia.
7) (Limerick; Moses Woodroffe, of that city, temp. Charles II; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1683. of his dau. Sarah, wife of Thomas Wilkinson). Ar. on a chev. sa. three stags’ heads couped or, a chief nebulee az. a crescent for diff.
8) (Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, Mrs. Woodroffe, buried at Chapel Izod, 16 April, 1679). Ar. a chev. engr. betw. three fleurs-de-lis sa.
9) (Dublin; granted to Rev. John Nunn Woodroffe, formerly Rector of Glanmire, co. Cork, afterwards Incumbent of Bethesda Church, Dublin, son of James Tisdall Woodroffe, of Dublin, merchant, and grandson of John Woodroffe, also of Dublin, merchant, and to the descendants of the said John Woodroffe; descended from Samuel Woodrooffe, who received a grant of lands in East Carbery, co. Cork, temp. Charles II.). Gu. on a chev. ar. betw. three roses of the last, barbed and seeded ppr. as many stags’ heads erased sa. a chief nebulee per fess of the third and of the second charged with a trefoil slipped vert. Crest—An open dexter hand betw. two branches of honeysuckle all ppr., motto over. Cor ac manus concordant. Motto—Sit dux sapientia.
10) (Banskill, co. Notts) Ar. three crosses formee fitchee gu.
11) or Woodrow – (Bolton-upon-Deane, co. York). Ar. a chev. betw. three crosses formee fitchee gu. Crest: A woodcock close ppr.
12) or Woodrow – Same Arms. Crest—A bull’s head erased gu.