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

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) Prusse – (An., 12 nov. 1786) D’argent à l’aigle de sable becquée membrée et sommée d’une couronne royale d’or tenant un sceptre et une épée accostée de deux rameaux de laurier de sinople les pieds passés en sautoir et liés d’un ruban de gueules à la bordure d’azur ch de dix étoiles d’or en orle L’écu bordé d’or Casque couronné Cimier un oeil triangulaire d’or rayonnant du même entre un vol de l’aigle de Prusse Lambrequin d’argent et d’azur. English: Argent an eagle sable beaked, legged and surmounted by Royal Crown all or holding a sceptre and a sword surrounded by two laurel branches vert the stems in saltire and tied with a ribbon gules a bordure azure charged with ten etoiles or in orle the shield fimbriated or (a narrow edge within the bordure) Crowned with a helmet Crest: a triangular eye or surrounded by rays of the same (see Wikipedia “Eye of Providence”) between a pair of wings of the eagle of Prussia (i.e. sable the wings charged with a semi-circle ending with a trefoil – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Prussia#/media/File:Wappen_Preußen.png) Mantling: argent and azure.
2) Prusse – (An., 10 oct. 1837) D’azur à la fasce de gueules acc en chef d’un croissant surmonté d’une étoile et en pointe de deux étoiles accostées le tout d’or Casque couronné Cimier un bras armé d’argent la main de carnation tenant une palme de sinople le tout accosté de deux autres palmes de sinople Lambrequin d’or et d’azur. English: Azure a fesse gules surrounded by in chief a crescent surmounted by an etoile and in base by two etoiles side by side all or Crowned with a helmet Crest: an armoured arm argent the hand carnation holding a palme leaf vert all between two other palm leaves vert Mantling: or and azure.

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References

  • 1 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Azure
  • 2 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P36
  • 3 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P36
  • 4 Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P52
  • 5 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1847, P154
  • 6 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P35
  • 7 Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53
  • 8 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P76-77
  • 9 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Eagle
  • 10 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P235-238
  • 11 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P72-74
  • 12 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P301
  • 13 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Estoile
  • 14 A Display of Heraldry, J. Guillim, Blome, London, 1679, P77