Grimsby 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) (Drakelow, co. Leicester; William Grimsby, of that place, 38 Henry VI., 1459; his only dau. and heir, Anne, m. 1st, Robert Vincent, of Messingham, co. Lincoln; and 2nd, Richard Waterton. Visit. Leicester, 1619). Barry nebulee of six sa. and or, on a chief ar. three birds of the first.
2) Per chev. az. and ar. in chief two chevronels of the second.
3) Per chev. sa. and ar. two chevronels counterchanged.
4) (Brachlowe, co. Leicester, temp. Henry VIII.). Barry nebulee of six sa. and or, on a chief ar. three birds of the first. Crest—A demi ram saliant sa.
Origin, Meaning, Family History and Grimsby Coat of Arms and Family Crest
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Grimsby Coat of Arms Meaning
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