Blazons & Genealogy Notes1) or Medows - (Witnesham Hall and Great Bealings, co Suffolk; Earl Manvers represents the younger branch of the Meadows family). Gu. a. chev. erm. betw. three pelicans vulning themselves ppr. (granted as an augmentation) on a canton az. a lion sejant, and in chief a label of three points, quartering Brewster, of Wrentham Hall, co. Suffolk, sa. a chev erm. betw. three estoiles ar. Crest—A pelican vulning itself ppr. Motto—Mea dos virtus.
2) Az. a chev. erm. betw. three pelicans, wings endorsed or, vulned ppr. on a canton of the third an inescutcheon gu. charged with a lion pass. guard. or. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi eagle, wings expanded sa.
3) or Meddowes or Medowes - Sa. a chev. erm. betw. three pelicans, with wings endorsed or, vulning themselves ppr. on a canton of the third, an escocheon gu. charged with a lion, passant, guardant, or.-Crest, out of a ducal coronet or, a demi eagle, displayed, sa.
4) Sa. a chev. erm. betw. three pelicans’ wings inverted or.
5) or Medowes (co. Chester). Bendy of six or and az. on a chief of the second two crosses formée of the first. Crest—A cross formée or, entwined with a snake ppr.