Lyde Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) Or, on a fess betw. two chevronels sa. three cinquefoils ar.
2) (Ayot St. Lawrence, co. Hertford, bart., extinct 1791; descended from Cornelius Lyde, Esq., of Stanton Wick, co. Somerset, b. in 1641; the last male heir, Sir Lionel Lyde, of Ayot St. Lawrence, was created a bart. in 1772. The manor of Ayot St. Lawrence eventually vested in the family of Ames). Az. an eagle displ. with two heads erminois, for Lyde, quartering the arms of Sage, Payne, and Mortimer. Crest—A buck’s head erased erminois. Motto—Non sibi.
3) (Ames-Lyde; exemplified to Lionel Neville Frederick Ames, Esq., of Ayot St. Lawrence and The Hyde, co. Hertford, and Thornham Hall, Brancaster, co. Norfolk, upon his assuming, by royal licence, 1874, the additional surname of Lyde. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, az. an eagle with two heads displ. erminois, for Lyde; 2nd and 3rd, ar. on a bend cotised betw. two annulets sa. a quatrefoil betw. two roses of the field, for Ames. Crests—1st, Lyde: A buck’s head erased erminois, attired or; 2nd, Ames: A rose ar. slipped and leaved ppr. in front thereof an annulet or. Motto—Non sibi.