Lenehan Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) Arms of Lenehan of Limerick – (Limerick; granted to Maprice Lenihan, Esq., J.P.of that city,son of James Lenihan, Esq., of Waterford, and their descendants). Ar. on a mount vert a buck trippant gu. attired or, in the mouth a trefoil slipped of the second, a chief az. charged with a castle having on each tower an obtuse spire surmounted by a weathercock, and on an arch over the curtain wall a cross flory all of the field. Crest—A buck trippant gu. attired or, holding in the mouth a trefoil slipped vert, and resting the forefoot on an escutcheon of the Burke arms, viz., or, a cross gu. in the 1st quarter a lion ramp. sa. and in the 2nd a hand of the last. Motto—Patriae infelici fidelis. Source: Burke’s General Armory
2) The Arms of Lenehan of Roscommon. Source: Undetermined.