1) (Faunt, co. Sussex; Thomas May temp. Edward IV. Visit. Leicester, 1619). (Rawmere, co. Sussex; descended from John May, younger aon of Richard May citizen of London, temp. James I.; Thomas Broadnax, son of William Broadnax, Esq., of Godmersham, co. Kent, by Anne May, his wife, dan. and heir of Christopher May, Esq., of Rawmere, assumed the surname of May, by Act of Parliament, 1738). Gu. a fess betw. eight billets or. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a leopard's head gu.
2) (Sutton Cheyney, co. Leicester; Geoffrey May, aged 70, Visit. Leicester, 1619, son of Richard May, who removed from co. Sussex to co. Leicester, second son of Thomas May, Esq., of Faunt, temp. Edward IV.). Same Arms and Crest, each charged with a crescent for diff.
3) (Paskley, co. Sussex). Same Arms and Crest, the leopard's head bezantée.
4) (London; Richard May, citizen of London, temp. James I., and Sir Humphrey May, Master of the Rolls, 1629; granted 1573). Same Arms. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a lion’s head gu.
5) (co. Essex). Gu. a fess betw. six billets or.
6) (Oxney, co. Kent). Gu. a fess or, betw. eight billets ar. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet pr, a leopard’s head and neck ppr.
7) (Highcross, in St. Austell, co. Cornwall). Gu. a chev. vair betw. three ducal coronets or.
8) (Stoke, co. Suffolk; granted 4 June, 1687-8). Gu. two barrulets erm. betw. six billets or. Crest—Out of a mural coronet ar. a leopard's head gu. billettée or.
9) (co. Wilts). Ar. on a bend vert betw. two bucks' heads cabossed sa. three roses of the first.
10) Az. three fishes naiant in pale ar. Crest—A dexter arm embowed in mail armonr, in the hand all ppr. a truncheon or, tipped sa.
11) Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three roses or, a chief of the last. Crest—A leopard’s head ppr.
12) (allowed as an impalement by Cooke, Clarenceux, 1590, to John Tedeascastle, of London, m. Elizabeth May). Vert a chev. betw. three roses or, a chief indented erm.
13) Vert a chev. betw. three crosses crosslet fitchée ar.
14) (Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office, 1616, Katherine, dau. of Patrick May, and wife, first of John Usher, Sheriff of Dublin, and second, of Alderman Thomas Bishop, Mayor of Dublin). Ar. on a chev. gu. betw. three ancient galleys with three masts, sails furled, flags flying sa. a lion ramp. or, armed and langued az.
15) (Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office, Frances, dau. of Sir Thady Duffe, Knt., of Dublin, and wife of James May, of Dublin, merchant, d. 1635, leaving two sons, Bartholomew May and Mathew May). Ar. on a chev. az. betw. three ancient galleys, with three masts, sails furled ppr. flags flowing gu. a lion ramp. of the first.
16) (Dublin; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office. 1640, Edward May, second son of Sir Thomas May, Knt., of Mayfield, co. Sussex). Gu. a fess betw. eight billets or, a crescent on a crescent for diff.
17) (Mayfield, co. Waterford, bart., extinct). Gu. a fess betw. eight billets or. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet a leopard’s head couped ppr.
18) (granted by Betham, Ulster, to Sir Stephen May, Knt., of Belfast). Az. a fess indented ar. betw. ten billets or. Crest—On a ducal coronet or, a leopard's head and neck gu. charged with a billet gold.
19) (Charterhouse, Hinton-upon-Mendip, co. Somerset; Christopher May, 6. 1583, son of John May, and grandson of Robert May, all of Charterhouse-Hinton: granted to Robert May, 1573. Visit. Somerset, 1623). Sa. a chev. betw. three roses ar. a chief or.
20) (William May, Esq., of the Knowle, Brenchley, Kent). Motto—Memor et fidelis. Gu. a chev. invected or, betw. three roses ar. on a chief of the second a bull statant sa. Crest—Out of the battlements of a tower a hawthorn tree in blossom with white May flower, in front thereof two tilting spears in saltire all ppr.
21) (Avebury, co. Wilts, and Cheshunt House, co. Herts; borne by Rev. Charles Mayo, D.C.L., of Cheam, co. Surrey, Thomas Mayo, M.D., President of Royal College of Physicians, 1856, and Rev. William Mayo, M.A., Rector of Folke, co. Dorset). Motto—Nuncia pads oliva. Sa. a chev. betw. three roses ar. a chief or. Crest—A dove holding an olive branch in the beak all ppr.