1) (Glamis, co. Forfar, now Lyon-Bowes, Earl of Strathmore). Motto—In te, Domine, speravi. Ar. a lion ramp. az. armed and langued, within a double tressure flory counterflory gu., now borne quarterly with, erm. three bows strung in pale ppr., for Bowes. Crest—Within two branches of laurel a lady to the girdle habited and holding in her right hand the royal thistle all ppr., commemorative of the alliance with the royal house of Stewart. Supporters—Dexter, a unicorn ar. armed and unguled or; sinister, a lion per fess or and gu.
2) (Rev. Ralph Lyon, D.D., Rector of Bishop's Caudle, co. Dorset). Motto—Innixus vero validus. Erm. a lion ramp. within an orle flory within az. and charged with eight crosses pattée ar. Crest—A lion ramр. az. charged on the body with three crosses pattée az, and resting the sinister forepaw upon a cross moline or.
3) (Appleton Hall, co. Chester; descended from Thomas Lyon, of ancient Scottish descent, b. about the year 1626, who served in the Scots Greys, and settled eventually at Warrington, co. Lancaster). Motto—Pro rege et patria. Ar. a lion ramp. vert. Crest—A lion’s head erased ppr.
4) (granted to Lieut.-General Sir James Lyon. K.C.B., 1815). Motto—Speravi. Ar. a lion ramр. az. betw. three cinquefoils gu. all within a double tressure flory counterflory of the last. Crest—A demi lady ppr. attired or and az. holding in the dexter hand a thistle, and in the sinister a chaplet of laurel ppr., motto over: Lauro redimita quiescam.
5) (co. Hereford, London, and West Twyford, co. Middlesex). Az. on a fesse or, betw. three plates, each charged with a griffin's head erased sa. a lion pass. betw. two cinquefoils gu. Crest—On a pink flowered gu. leaved vert a lion's head erased paly quarterly erm. and ermines.
6) (Baron Lyons). Motto—Noli irritare leones. Sa. on a chev. betw. three lions sejant guard. ar. as many castles triple-towered of the field. Crest—On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. a sea lion's head erased ar. gorged with a naval crown az. holding in the mouth a flag staff in bend sinister ppr. therefrom flowing a banner az., having inscribed thereon “Marack" in letters of gold. Supporters—On either side a lion guard, sa. charged on the shoulder with a castle triple-towered ar.
7) (Island of Antigua). Motto—Noli irritare leones. Sa. a chev. betw. three lions sejant guard. ar. Crest—On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. a lion's head erased ar.
8) (quartered by Raynesford, of Great Lew, co. Oxford. Visit. Oxon, 1574). Per pale or and az. a chev. erm.
9) (quartered by Woodhull, of Mollington, co. Oxford. Visit. Oxon, 1574). Ar. a lion ramp. gu.
10) Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three lions dormant cowarded gu.
11) Purp. a lion ramp. ar. (another, ar. a lion ramp. vert).
12) (Old Park, co. Antrim; granted by Betham, Ulster, to William Lyons, Esq., of Old Park, near Belfast, grandson of David Lyons, of Belfast, and to their descendants). Motto—In te, Domine, speravi. Per fess or and gu. a lion ramp. within a tressure flory counterchanged, holding in the paws an annulet az. and in chief two trefoils vert. Crest—A demi lion ramp. az. holding in the paws an annulet or, thereon a trefoil vert.
13) (granted by Betham, Ulster, to Sir William Lyons, Mayor of Cork, knighted on the occasion of Her Majesty’s visit to that city). Motto—Virtute et fidelitate. Ar. a royal crown ppr. betw. two lions pass. guard. in chief sa. and in base an ancient ship of three masts of the second betw. two flowers gu. being part of the arms of the city of Cork. Crest—A demi lion ramp. sa.
14) (Ledestown, co. Westmeath). Motto—Noli irritare leones. Sa. a chev. erm. betw. three lions sejant guard. ar. Crest—On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. a lion's head erased ar.
15) (exemplified by Betham, Ulster, to Charles Connell, Esq., of Cork, on his taking by royal licence, 1814, the surname of Lyons, in remembrance of his maternal uncle, James Lyons, Esq., of Cork). Ar. on a bend betw. two lions ramp. gu. three trefoils slipped or, on a chief az. a bezant between two woolpacks of the field. Crest—A woolsack ar. thereon a lion pass. gu.