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Hickey Coat of Arms Meaning

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

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) Gu. a lion ramp. ar. on a chief erm. a saltire engr. az. Crest—A dexter arm embowed in armour ppr. garnished or, holding in the hand a truncheon of the second.
2) (Dublin; Fun. Ent., William Hickey, Doctor of Physic, buried in St. James’s Church there, 9 Sept. 1677). Gu. a lion pass. or, on a chief ar. a saltire engr. az.
3) (Ireland). Gyronny of eight sa. and or, on the first four acorns, and on the last as many oak leaves counterchanged. Crest—A lamb reguard. holding over the dexter shoulder a flag, charged with an imperial crown.
4) Gu. a lion pass. or, a chief of the last. Crest—A wivern with wings expanded, holding in the mouth a human hand ppr.
5) (Billing, co. Northampton). Gu. a lion pass. or, on a chief ar. a saltire engr. az. charged with a lion pass. guard. of the third. Crest—A lion’s head erased ar. pierced through the mouth with a cross crosslet fitchee gu.
6) (Kilelton, co. Kerry). Gu. a lion pass. or, on a chief ar. a saltire engr. az. Crest—A dexter arm embowed in armour ppr. garnished or, holding in the hand a truncheon gold. Motto—Honor virtutis premium.
7) (granted by Carney, Ulster, 1688, to Michael Hickie). Gu. a lion pass. or, on a chief ar. a saltire engr. az. Crest—A lion’s head couped ar. betw. two palm branches vert. Motto—Virtus sub pondere crescit. The following additions were confirmed by Vanbrugh, Clarenceux, 1712, to the said Michael Hickie, then of Billing, co. Northampton, viz., A lion pass. guard. ar. to be borne in the centre of the saltire in his arms, and the lion’s head in his crest to be pierced through the mouth with a cross crosslet fitchee gu.

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