Blazons & Genealogy Notes1) (Reg. Ulster’s Office). Ar. in base a crescent gu. issuant therefrom a rose branch vert, flowered az.
2) (co. Gloucester; granted 1615). Quarterly, per fesse indented or and sa. on a bend of the last three lozenges of the first. Crest—An arm vested sa. cuff ar. holding in the hand ppr. two rose branches vert, one arching to the right, and flowering on the top with a white rose, the other to the left, in like manner, with a red rose.
3) (co. Dorset). Quarterly, or and gu. on a bend sa. three crosses formee fitchee or.
4) (co. Kent). Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three perukes ppr.
5) (Taynton, co. Oxford; Edmond Harman, grandson of Paule Harman, of Ipswich, co. Suffolk, who was son of Peter Harman, of the Stilyard. Visit. 1574). Sa. three currycombs ar. Crest—An arm erect, vested ar. cuffed or, holding in the hand ppr. a halbert gold, handled gu.
6) (John Harman, alias Vesey, Bishop of Exeter, Magdalen College, Oxford, son of William Harman, Esq., of Sutton Coldfield, co. Warwick, b. 1455, d. 1555, aged 100 years, buried at Sutton Coldfield, where a monument was erected to him; having been educated by a man named Voysey or Vesey, he sometimes was known by that name; appointed Bishop of Exeter, 1519. Visit. 1574). Ar. on a cross sa. a buck’s head cabossed and four martlets of the first, on a chief az. a cross flory betw. two roses or.
7) (Moore Hall, co. Warwick; confirmed by Dethick, Garter. Visit.1619). Ar. on a cross sa. a buck’s head cabossed betw. four martlets of the field. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet sa. a buck’s head ar.
8) (Harman Hall, co. Sussex). Quarterly, ar. and gu. on a bend az. three roses of the first. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, an arm embowed in armour ppr. garnished of the first, grasping two sprigs of roses ar. stalked and leaved vert, seeded gold.
9) (Rendlesham and Mulford, co. Suffolk). Az. a chev. betw. six rams accosted counter-tripping, two, two, and two, ar. attired or. Crest—A demi old man ppr. beard and hair ar. wreathed about the head with leaves vert, in the dexter hand the stump of a tree erased of the last, fructed or, chained round the body, with the end of the chain in the sinister hand, gold.
10) (Antigua, West Indies). Same Arms, quartering Cahusac, per pale or and az. a fesse counterchanged. Crest—A demi man ppr. crowned with an eastern coronet or, chained round the waist, and holding the end in the sinister hand of the last, the dexter hand holding a withered treo tom up by the root ppr.
11) (cos. Carlow and Longford; Fun. Ent. of Sir Thomas Harman, Knt., M.P., Carlow and Kildare, buried at Christ’s Church Cathedral, 14 Dec. 1667). Sa. a chev. betw. three rams pass. ar. armed and unguled or.
12) (Belenacarrig, co. Cavan; descended from William Harman, brother of Sir Thomas Harman). Same Arms.
13) (Palace, co. Wexford; descended from Henry Harman, youngest brother of Sir Thomas Harman). Same Arms. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a dexter arm in armour, couped at the elbow, erect ppr. doubled down ar. the hand grasping two roses ar. and gu. stalked and leaved vert. Motto—Dieu defend le droit!
14) (granted to Lawrence Parsons, Esq., of Newcastle, co. Longford, created Earl of Rosse, 1806, by Fortescue, Ulster, 26 Aug. 1792, upon his taking the name of Harman, in compliance with the will of his maternal uncle, Very Rev. Cutts Harman, Dean of Waterford). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, sa. a chev. betw. three rams pass. ar. attired or, for Harman; 2nd, gu. three leopards’ faces ar., for Parsons; 3rd, sa. a fess betw. three talbots pass. or, each holding an arrow in his mouth ar., for Sheppard. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a dexter arm armed erect in pale, couped at the elbow, doubled down ar. grasping two slips of roses gu. and ar. stalked, seeded, and leaved ppr.
15) (Ayres, co. Kent; descended from Henry Harman, Clerk of the Council to Henry Vll. Har. MSS.). Ar. a chev. purp. betw. three ostrich feathers sa.