Littleton Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Pillaton Hall, co. Stafford, bart., extinct 1812; descended from Richard Littleton, second son of Sir Thomas Lettleton, Knt., of Frankley (see Lyttelton, Lord Lyttelton), which Richard Littleton m. Alice, dau. and heir of William Winesbury, Esq., of Pillaton Hall). Ar. a chev. betw. three escallops sa.
2) (Baron Hatherton; descended from Moreton Walhouse, Esq., of Hatherton, co. Stafford, by Frances Littleton, his wife, only sister of Sir Edward Littleton, fourth and last bart. of Pillaton; the grandson of this marriage, Edward John Walhouse, Esq., assumed, 1812, the name and arms of Littleton, and was created a peer, as Baron Hatherton, 1835). (Stoke Milburgh, co. Salop, bart., extinct 1710; descended from a younger son of Thomas Lyttleton, Esq., of Spetchley, co. Worcester, third son of Sir Thomas Lyttelton, Knt., of Frankley (see Lyttelton, Lord Lyttelton). Same Arms. These, with the motto, “Ung Dieu et ung roy,” were the identical ensigns of the great author of “The Tenures,” and are scrupulously preserved by the family. Crest—A stag’s head cabossed sa. attired or, betw. the attires a buglehorn gold, hanging by a bendgu. Supporters—Dexter, a stag ppr. gorged with a collar or, therefrom pendent an escutcheon ar. charged with a bugle or, therefrom pendent an escutcheon, charged as the dexter, stringed sa.; sinister, a lion gu. gorged with a ducal coronet. Motto—Ung Dieu et ung roy.
3) Ar. two lions pass. gu.
4) (co. Leicester). Ar. a bend betw. two cotises sa. within a bordure engr. gu. charged with eight bezants.
5) Ar. a chev. betw. three escallops within a bordure sa.