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1) (Castle-Hume, co. Fermanagh, bart., extinct 1750; the heiress m. Loftus). Quarterly, 1st and 4th grand quarters, quarterly, 1st, vert a lion ramp. ar., for Hume, 2nd, ar. three piles engr. gu., for Polworth, 3rd, ar. across engr. az., for Sinclair, 4th, ar. three popinjays vert, beaked and legged gu., for Pepdie; 2nd and 3rd grand quarters, quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. three cinquefoils pierced erm., for Hamilton, 2nd and 3rd, ar. a lymphad sa., for Arran. Crest—An heraldic tiger’s head erased ar. Motto—True to the end.
2) (exemplified to Nicholas Lorres, Esq., of Loftus Hall, by Hawkins, Ulster, 1736, upon his marriage with Mary Hume. only dau. and heir of Sir Gustaves Hume, Bart., of Castle-Hume, when he adopted the surname of Hume). Quarterly, 1st, vert a lion ramp. ar., for Home; 2nd, sa. a chev. engr. betw. three trefoils ar., for Loftus; 3rd, gyronny of eight ar. and sa. a saltire engr. betw. four fleurs-de-lis, the ends converging towards the centre all counterchanged, also for Loftus; 4th, or, a chev. gu. betw. three buglehorns sa. stringed az., for Crewkern. On an escutcheon of pretence the arms of Hume, Bart., of Castle-Hume, as above. Crest and Motto same as Loftus, Earl of Ely.
3) (Earl of Marchmont). Quarterly, 1st grand quarter counterquartered, 1st and 4th, vert a lion ramp. ar. armed and langued gu., for Hume, 2nd and 3rd, ar. three popinjays vert, beaked and membered gu., for Pepdie; 2nd, ar. three piles engr. gu. issuing from the chief, for Polworth; 3rd, ar. a cross engr. az., for St. Clair; 4th, as the first; over all in the centre an escutcheon ar. charged with an orange ppr. stalked and slipped vert, ensigned with an imperial crown ppr. Crest—Out of a human heart a dexter arm erect, holding a scymitar all ppr. Supporters—Two lions reguard. ar. armed and langued gu. Motto—True to the end.
4) (Ninewells, co. Berwick; David Hume, the historian, a younger brother of this branch; lands now owned by the heir female, paternally a Ross). Vert a lion ramp. ar. within a bordure or, charged with eight fountains barry wavy of the first and second. Crest—A lion's head erased ar. gorged with a collar gu. charged with fountains as the bordure. Motto—True to the end.
5) (Whitfield, co. Edinburgh; cadet of Ninewells). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, as Ninewells; 2nd, Pepdie; 3rd, ar. a stag’s head erased gu. betw. the attires a cross crosslet fitchée of the last, for Cairncross. Crest—A lion’s head erased ar. gorged with a collar or, charged with three mullets gu. Moito—True to the end.
6) (Harries, 1802). Vert a lion ramp. az. armed and langued or, within a bordure engr. erminois, on a chief of the second three pepingoes of the first, beaked; and membered gu. Crest—A lion’s head ppr. Motto—True to the end.
7) (Auchindolly, co. Kirkcudbright, 1867). Per fess vert and ar. a lion ramp. counterchanged. Crest—A lion’s head erased gu. Motto—True to the end.
8) (John Hume Hume. Esq., formerly Kennedy, of East Melbourne, Victoria). Vert a lion ramp. and in chief two cinquefoils ar. two flaunches of the last, each charged with a parrot of the first, beaked and legged gu. Crest— In front of a cross engr. a., a lion’s head erased ar. charged with two cinquefoils in pale gu. Motto—True to the end.
9) (that Ilk, co. Berwick). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, vert a lion ramр. ar.; 2nd and 3rd, three popinjays vert, beaked and membered gu. Crest—A popinjay’s head ppr.
10) (Earl of Home). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, vert a lion ramp. ar. armed and langued gu., for Home: 2nd and 3rd, ar. three popinjays vert, beaked and membered gu., for Pepdie, of Dunglas; over all an escutcheon or, charged with an orle az., for Landell. Crest—A lion's head erased ar. on a chapeau gu. turned up erm. Supporters—Two lions ar. Mottoes—Over the crest: A Home, a Home, a Home; under the arms: True to the end.
11) (Eccles, Scotland). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Home; 2nd, Pepdie; 3rd, ar. three escutcheons vert, for Hume, of Broxmouth. Crest—A lion's head erased and fullfaced. Motto—True to the end.
12) (Fergusson-Home, of Bassendean, co. Berwick; as recorded 1860). Per bend vert and ar. in chief a lion ramp. ar. in base three papingoes of the first, on a chief or, a buckle betw. two boars’ heads couped az. Crest—On a chapeau gu. doubled erm. a lion's head erased vert. Mottoes—A home, a home; and, True to the end.
13) (Ayton, co. Berwick; descended from George, second son of Alexander, first Lord Home). The quartered arms of Home and Pepdie, charged in the centre with a rose gu.
14) (West Reston, co. Berwick; cadet of Ayton). Quarterly, as Ayton, within a bordure gu. Crest—A lion's head erased ar. collared gu. charged with three roses of the first. Motto—True to the end.
15) (Wedderburn, co. Berwick). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Home; 2nd, Pepdie; 3rd, ar. a cross engr. az., for Sinclair. Crest—A unicorn’s head and neck ar. gorged with a coronet, maned and horned or. Motto—Remember.
16) (Renton, bart., 1698). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Home; 2nd, Pepdie; 3rd, ar. three hunting horns sa. stringed gu., for Forrester; 4th, gu. a pelican feeding her young ar. vulned ppr., for Ellem. Crest—A pelican’s head ppr.
17) (Kames; represented by Home-Drummond, of Blair Drummond, as heir of line). Quarterly, as the last, within a bordure engr. gu. Crest—A pelican's head couped ppr.
18) (Blackadder, co. Berwick, bart, 1671). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, vert a lion ramp. ar. within a bordure erm.; 2nd and 3rd, az. on a chev. ar. three roses gu., for Blackadder. Crest—A lion’s head erased ar. collared erm. Motto—True to the end.
19) or Hume - (Crossrigg; cadet of Blackadder). Quarterly, as Blackadder, within a bordure or. Crest—A lion's head erased ar. collared gu. Motto—True to the end.
20) (Kimmerghame, co. Berwick). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, vert a lion ramp. ar. within a bordure engr. or, charged with eight roses gu.; 2nd, ar. three piles engr. gu., for Polwarth; 3rd, ar. a cross engr. sa., for Sinclair, of Herdmanston. Crest—A lion's head erased ar. with a collar or, powdered with roses and fleurs-de-lis gu. Motto—True to the end.
21) (Well Manor Farm, co. Southampton, bart., 1813). Vert a lion ramp. betw. two piles engr. issuing from the chief ar. all within a bordure engr. of the last, charged with six popinjays of the field, beaked and membered gu. Crest—A lion’s head erased ppr. thereon a label of three points ar. the middle point charged with a fleur-de-lis az. the others with the cross of St. George gu. Supporters—Two lions ramp. reguard. ar.
22) (Blackadder, co. Berwick, bart., 1671). Quarterly, 1st, az. on a chev. ar. three roses gu., for Blackadder; 2nd, vert a lion ramp, ar., for Home; 3rd, ar. three popipjays vert, for Pepdie; 4th, ar. a cross engr. az., for Sinclair, of Hermandston. Crest—An adder sa. in pale, holding in its mouth a rose gu. leaved and stalked vert. Supporters—Dexter, an otter; sinister, a falcon, both ppr. Motto—Vise a la fin.
23) (East Grinstead, co. Suffolk). Gu. a fesse vaire or and az.

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