1) (Dover, co. Kent; descended from John Jacob, of Dover, d. 1627, whose grandson, Sir Abraham Jacob, Governor of Walmer Castle, was knighted at Windsor Castle, June, 1683). Or, on a canton ga. an eagle displ. of the field. Crest—A lion ramp or, supporting a cross crosslet fitchée gu.
2) (Bromley and Bow, co. Middlesex, bart., extinct, and of Gamlingay, co. Cambridge; Sir John Jacob was created a bart. 1665, with remainder, in default of male issue, to the male issue of his brother, Robert Jacob, in reward for his great loyalty to Charles I.; he had an estate of £3,000 per annum, but adhering to his sovereign he was deprived of all he had by Oliver Cromwell; he was grandson of Robert Jacob, Esq., of Gamlingay, by Katherine, his wife, dau. of William Abraham, of London, and his wife Jane, dau. of Robert Bostock, co. Chester. The last male descendant of Sir John Jacob, the first bart., Sir Hildebrand Jacob, Bart., d. s. p. 1790, when the title devolved on his kinsman, Sir Clement Brydges Jacob, as fifth bart., who also d. s. p.). Ar. a chev. gu. betw. three heraldic tigers’ heads erased ppr. maned and tusked or. Crest—An heraldic tiger pass, ppr. maned and tusked or. Motto—Tantum in superbos.
3) (Wootton Bassot, co. Wilts; descended from John Jacob, m. ante 1573, Sysil, dau. and heiress of Thomas Thorne, Esq., of Wootton Basset, and settled in co. Wilts; arms confirmed 1633. Visit. Wilts, 1674). Or, on a canton sa. an heraldic tiger's head erased of the field, langued gu. Crest—An heraldic tiger pass. sa. resting the foot on an escutcheon or.
4) (Canterbury, Woolavington, Waldershare, Whitfield, and Sextries, co. Kent; descended from Amos Jacob, Esq., of Barrow Hill, co. Kent, d. 1688; of this line was Herbert Jacob, Major-General Bombay Army, and his brother, John Jacob, C.B., Col. Bombay Artillery, Brigadier-General, and the renowned commander of the Scinde Irregular Horse; also Sir George le Grand Jacob, Knt., Commander of the Star of India and C.B.). Motto—Non nobis solum. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, guttée de sang a bordure gu. on a canton of the last an eagle displ. of the field, for Jacob; 2nd and 3rd, per fesse ar. and sa. a lion ramp. within an orle of crosses pattée and crosses crosslet alternately, all counterchanged, for Long. Crest—On a mount vert a lion ramp. per fesse or and gu. supporting a cross crosslet botony fitchée also gu.