Mackay Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Baron Reay) Az. on a chev. or, betw. three bears’ heads couped ar. muzzled gu. a roebuck’s head erased betw. two hands issuant from the ends of the chev. each holding a dagger all ppr. Crest—A dexter arm from the elbow erect, holding a dagger in pale all ppr. pommel and hilt or. Supporters—A pikeman armed at all points, and a musketeer both ppr. Motto—Manu forti.
2) (Hon. Gen. Alexander Mackay, 1773). As Lord Reay, within a bordure gu.
3) (Holland, 1765; ancestor of the tenth and eleventh Lords Reay). As Lord Reay, within a bordure engr. or. Same Crest and Motto.
4) (London, 1750). As Lord Reay, but the chev. wavy for diff. Same Crest and Motto.