Blazons & Genealogy Notes1) (King's Newton, co. Derby; granted 3 July, 1711). Gu. on a chev. ar. fimbriated or, three escallops sa. Crest—A mitre gu. banded and stringed or, charged with a chev. ar. fimbriated of the second, thereon three escallops sa. Motto—Audax omnia perpeti.
2) (co. Kent). Per pale ar. and sa. two wolves and three cinquefoils counterchanged, a bordure per pale gu. and or.
3) (Lieut.-Col. Harding, Upcott House). Ar. on a bend az. three martlets or. Crest—A falcon displ. ppr.
4) (Baraset, co. Warwick). Erm. a fesse chequy or and az. Crest—On a chapeau az. turned up erm. a boar pass. or.
5) (Comb Martin and Upcot, co. Devon; the learned Thomas Harding, D.D., Fellow of New College, Oxford, the antagonist of John Jewell, Bishop of Salisbury, bom at Comb Martin, was a son of this family). Ar. on a bend az. three martlets or. Crest—A falcon, wings expanded.
6) (Coaley, co. Gloucester, and Rockflelds, co. Monmouth). Gu. three greyhounds in palo courant or, collared az. Crest—A demi leopard ramp, erased erm. attired and gorged with a chain or.
7) (Houldingfield co. Durham). Gu. three greyhounds courant in pale or, collared az. (another, ar.).
8) (William Harding, citizen of London. Visit. 1568). Gu. three greyhounds courant in pale or, collared az. Crest—A demi leopard ramp. erm. gorged with a collar az. bezantee, chained or.
9) (London; granted 30 Aug. 1568). Or, on a bend az. three martlets ar. a sinister canton of the second, charged with a rose of the first, betw. two fleurs-de-lis of the third. Crest—A demi buck ppr. attired or, holding an anchor of the last.
10) (Newtowne, co. Wilts). Ar. on a bend az. three martlets or.
11) Vert three acorns or.
12) Ar. a saltire engr. az.
13) (Robert Harding, Treasurer’s Remembrancer in Ireland, 1655, Fun. Ent. of his dau. 1660). Or, on a bend az. three martlets ar.
14) (allowed by Betham, Ulster, 1820, to Henry Harding, Esq., of the Treasury). Ar. on a bend sa. betw. two annulets gu. three martlets or. Crest—A martlet or, billettee gu.
15) (Reg. Ulster’s Office). Ar. on a bend az. three martlets or, a canton ermines.
16) (Maryborough, Queen’s co.; Fun. Ent. of Margaret (d. 1639), wife of Hugh Harding, of Dublin, third son of Thomas Harding, of the former). Ar. on a bend sa. three martlets or.
17) (granted to Rev. Henry Sirre Hardinge, of Monkstown, co. Dublin). Ar. a bend betw. two mascles gu. on a canton or, a fleur-de-lis az. Crest—A raven rising ppr. Motto—Non melior patribus.
18) (Boundes Park, co. Kent, bart.). Gu. on a chev. ar. fimbriated or, three escallops sa. and as an honourable augmentation, on a chief wavy of the second a dismasted French frigate with her colours struck, towed by an English frigate all ppr. Crest—Of augmentation, on a wreath a hand fessewise, couped above the wrist, habited in naval uniform, holding a sword erect, surmounting a Dutch and French flag in saltire, on the former inscribed “Atlanta,” on the latter, “Piedmontaise,” the blade of the sword passing through a wreath of laurel near the point, and a little below, through another of cypress, with the motto “Postera laude recens.’’ Family Crest—A mitre gu. charged with a chev. as in the arms. Motto—Postera laude recens.
19) (Viscount Hardinge). Gu. on a chev. ar. fimbriated or, three escallops sa. Crest—A mitre gu. thereon a chev. ar. fimbriated or, charged with three escallops sa. Supporters —On either side a lion ppr. that on the dexter murally crowned or, and supporting a flagstaff ppr. therefrom flowing to the dexter a flag or, and that on the sinister crowned with an eastern crown and supporting a like staff, therefrom flowing to the sinister a flag also or. Motto—Mens aequa rebus in arduis.