Langley Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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1) (Langley, co. Durham, and Sheriff Hutton, co. York). (Higham Gobion, co. Bedford, bart. extinct; William Langley, descended from Langley, of Langley, co. Durham, and Sheriff Hutton, co. York, was so created 1641. Sir Henry Langley, sixth bart., d. s. p.). Paly of six ar. and vert. Crest—In a ducal coronet or, a plume of five ostrich feathers, three ar. and two vert.
2) (co. Chester). Ar. a cockatrice sa. membered gu.
3) (co. Essex). Gu. a chev. engr. or, betw. three escallops ar.
4) (Bristow and Mangerfield, co. Gloucester). Gu. a saltire or. Crest—A dexter gauntlet lying fesseways, holding a sword erect all ppr. the blade enfiled with a dragon’s head sa. couped at the neck gu.
5) (cos. Gloucester, Salop, and Warwick). Ar. a fesse sa. in chief three pellets (another, hurts). Crest—On a garb lying fesseways or, a dove close ar. beaked, and legged gu. Motto—Beare and forbeare.
6) (co. Kent). Quarterly, per fesse indented or and az. (another, az. and or).
7) (co. Lancaster, Eye, co. Suffolk, Ousethorpe and Dalton, co. York). Ar. a cockatrice volant sa. crested, membered, and beaked gu. Crest—A cock ar. combed, legged, and wattled gu.
8) (co. Lincoln). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a cockatrice sa. crested, beaked, and membered gu.; 2nd and 3rd, gu. a mermaid with comb and glass ar.
9) (co. Lincoln, London, and co. Salop). Ar. a fesse sa. in chief three pellets, a bordure of the second. Crest—A cockatrice sa. beaked or, combed and wattled gu.
10) (Agecroft, co. Lancaster, 1567). Ar. a cockatrice, wings endorsed and tail nowed sa. beaked or.
11) (Thomas Langley and John Langley, Aldermen, both of London, sons of Robert Langley, Esq., of Althorp, co. Lincoln, and grandsons of John Langley, Esq., co. York. Visit. London, 1568). (Lincoln’s Inn, London; granted 20 Jan. 40 Elizabeth). Erm. on a bend vert three leopards’ faces or. Crest—A cockatrice sa. combed and wattled gu.
12) (London; confirmed 4 June, 1632). Per pale ar. and or, a cockatrice, wings expanded sa. beaked of the second, crested, wattled, and legged gu.
13) (Golden, co. Salop; of whom was Thomas Langley, Esq., of Golden, Sheriff 1743, whose great-grandson, John Langley, sold the estate, 1820). Paly of six ar. and vert.
14) (Brokley, co. Salop). Same Arms, on a canton gu. a pheon or. Crest—A pheon or, betw. two laurel sprigs vert.
15) (Studington, co. Warwick). Ar. a fesse sa. in chief three escallops of the second.
16) (co. Warwick). Quarterly, per fesse indented az. and or.
17) (Rathorpe Hall, Dalton, co. York). Ar. a cockatrice, wings endorsed and tail nowed, at the end thereof a dragon’s head all sa.
18) (co. York). Per pale ar. and or, a cockatrice sa. combed gu.
19) (Wikeham Abbey, Malton, co. York). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, a fesse betw. three crescents gu.; 2nd and 3rd, paly of six ar. and vert. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet five feathers ar.
20) Per chev. gu. and or, a lion ramp. barry nebulee ar. and az.
21) Quarterly, or and gu. a bend sa. (another adds, a label of three points ar.)
22) Ar. a fesse betw. three oak leaves gu.
23) Ar. a bend az. betw. three mullets gu.
24) Quarterly, per fesse indented or and gu. in the 1st a lion pass. guard. ar.
25) (Coalbrook, co. Tipperaiy). Ar. a fesse sa. in chief three hurts. Crest—A cockatrice, wings addorsed sa. combed and wattled gu. Motto—Fide sed cui vide.
26) (confirmed to Henry Langlet, Esq., J. P. and D.L., of Queen’s Gate Terrace, Kensington, late 2nd Life Guards, eldest son of Henry Langley, Esq., of Brittas Castle, co. Tipperary, and grandson of Oliver Langley, second son of Henry Langley, Esq., of Priestown, co. Tipperary, by Margaret, his wife, dau. and heiress of Oliver Grace, Esq., of Brittas Castle). Quarterly, Island 4th, ar. a fess sa. charged with a crescent or, in chief three hurts, for Langley; 2nd and 3rd, gu. a lion ramp, per fess ar. and or, for Grace. Crest—A cockatrice, wings addorsed sa. combed, wattled, and spurred gu. charged on the breast with a crescent or. Motto—Fide sed cui vide.
27) Ar. a fesss sa. in chief three escallops of the last (another, ar. on a fesse sa. three escallops of the first).