Blazons & Genealogy Notes1) (Lord of Tredegar, co. Monmouth; the heiress, Angharad, conveyed Tredegar to her husband, Llewellin ap Ivor, Lord of St. Clere, ancestor of Morgan, of Tredegar). (ap Meredith). Ar. a lion ramp. gu. incensed az.
2) (Baron Tredegar). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Morgan, or, a gryphon segreant sa.; 2nd and 3rd, Gould, or, on a chev. betw. three roses az. as many thistles slipped of the field. Crest—A reindeer’s head couped or, attired gu. Supporters—Dexter, a lion sa. charged on the shoulder with a thistle slipped or; sinister, a gryphon sa. charged in like manner with a thistle slipped or.
3) (Llantarnam Abbey, co. Monmouth, bart., extinct 1681; descended from William Morgan, Esq., of Llantarnam, High Sheriff of the county in 1567, and M.P. in 1571, son of John Morgan, Esq., of Caerleon, and grandson of Sir Thomas Morgan, Knt., of Pencoed, who was son of Morgan ap Jenkin, of Langston. Sir Edward Morgan, Knt., of Llantarnam, was created a bart. 1642; his grandson. Sir Edward Morgan, third and last bart., left two daus. his co-heirs; Anne, d. unm., Frances, m. Edmund Bray, Esq.). Ar. a griffin segreant sa.
4) (Tredunnock, co. Monmouth; descended from John Morgan, Esq., of Tredunnock, son of Morgan ap Jenkin, of Langston, by his third wife; represented by Hawkins, of Tredunnock). (Penllyne, co. Monmouth). Or, a griffin segreant sa. Crest—A reindeer's head couped or, attired gu.
5) (Lansore, co. Monmouth). Motto—Y Droddefodd y orfy; and, Vincet qui patitur. Ar. three bulls’ heads cabossed sa., quartering, Sa. a cross engr. ar. betw. four spearheads of the last, points embrued, for Prosser, of Lansore. Crest—A reindeer’s head couped or, attired gu.
6) (Pencrug, co. Monmouth; represented by Mackworth, Bart., of Glen Usk). Ar. a wivern's head erased vert, holding in the mouth a hand couped gu. Crest—A demi eagle displ. or, charged on the body with a fess wavy sa.
7) (Llangattock, co. Monmouth, bart., extinct 1767; Sir Thomas Morgan, of Llangattock, a celebrated parliamentary leader, was created a bart. 1661; he and Sir Henry Morgan, Governor of Jamaica (better known as Captain Morgan, the Buccaneer) were sons of Lewis Morgan, Esq., of Llangattock, who descended, from a common ancestor with Morgan, of Tredegar. Sir John Morgan, second bart., left three dans, his co-heirs; Hester m. John Walsham, Esq., of Knill Court, co. Hereford; Delariviere d. unm., and Annareta m. Thomas Clutton, Esq., of Pensax, co. Worcester). Ar. three bulls' heads cabossed sa.
8) (Langston, co. Monmouth; descended from Philip Morgan, second son of Morgan ap Llewellin, Lord of St. Clere and Tredegar, who m. the dau. and heir of Sir John Norris, Knt., of Penline Castle). Ar. a lion ramp. guard. sa. on a dexter canton or, a griffin segreant sa., on a sinister canton ar. three bulls' heads cabossed sa. armed gold.
9) (co. Monmouth). Vert a lion ramp. or.
10) (Rev. Hector Davies Morgan, A.M., of Plas Aberforth, co. Cardigan, maternally descended from the Blackstones, Abbotts, and Ashbys, of Harefield, co. Middlesex). Or, three bucks’ heads couped sa., for Morgan; quartering, Gu. three snakes nowed in triangle ar., for Ednowain ap Bradwen. Crest—A lion ramp. sa.
11) (Draws Vynnydd; derived, through Ithel, of Draws Vynnydd, second son of Iorwerth ap Einion, of Ynys-y-Maengwyn, from Osborne Fitzgerald, Lord of Ynys-y-Maengwyn). Arms, those of Osborne Fitzgerald, viz., Erm. a saltire gu.
12) (Golden Grove, co. Flint; derived from Blethin ap Gwillim, fifth in descent from Ednyfed Vychan. Lord of Brynffenigl (see that name). Motto—Heb Dduw Heb ddim, a Dduw Digon. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. a chev. erm. betw. three Englishmen's heads couped in profile ppr.; 2nd, ar. a pelican sa. feeding her young; 3rd, ar. a chev. betw. three boars' heads sa. Crests—1st: An Englishman's head, as in the arms; 2nd: A Cornish chough ppr.
13) (Abercothy, co. Carmarthen, and Biddlesden Park, co. Northampton). Sa. a lion ramp. reguard. ar. Crest—A demi lion ramp. reguard. as in the arms.
14) (Langeney, co. Brecon). Ar. a dragon’s head and neek erased vert, holding in the mouth a bloody hand ppr.
15) (Penderin, co. Brecon). Az. three cocks gu. combed and wattled or.
16) (Ashtowne, Wales). Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. double queued ar.
17) (co. Devon, and Hambury, co. Worcester). Ar. on a bend cotised sa. a fleur-de-lis betw. two cinquefoils of the first (another, or). Crest—A tiger sejant sa. crined and tufted or, holding in the dexter paw a battle-axe erect ppr.
18) (South Maplerton, co. Dorset). Ar. on a bend cotised sa. a fleur-de-lis betw. two cinquefoils of the first, on a chief az. a cross patonce betw. two arrows or. Crest—A griffin's head erased or, charged with two bends sa.
19) (Mellhouse, co. Durham. Visit. 1615). Gu. a lion ramp. ar. crowned or. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi eagle displ. with two heads gu.
20) (co. Essex). Ar. a fesse betw. three martlets gu. on a chief az. three wolves' heads erased of the first.
21) (Little Hallingbury, co. Essex; granted in 1583 to Hugh Morgan, Esq., of London, and confirmed in 1613 to Robert Morgan, Esq., of Little Hallingbury). Or, a fesse wavy sa. in chief two eagles displ. of the last. Crest—A demi eagle displ. or, charged on the body with a fesse wavy sa.
22) (Bardfield, co. Essex, confirmed 1538, by Dethick, Garter, and again 1613, by Camden, Clarenceux). (Barfold, co. Suffolk). Or, a fess wavy sa. in chief two eagles displ. of the last, quartering for Copcott, barry of twelve or and az. Crest—An eagle displ. or, charged on the breast with a fess wavy sa.
23) (Blaekmore, co. Hereford; granted 27 May, 1602). (Arkston, co. Stafford). (St. Bennet Finek, London, author of the “Sphere of Gentry," d. 27 March, 1693). Ar. a lion ramp. sa. ducally crowned or.
24) (Bushy Hall, co. Hertford, and Wales). Or, a griffin segreant sa. on the breast a rose ar.
25) (co. Kent). Ar. on a bend sa. three cinquefoils of the first, on a chief az. a cross crosslet betw. two fleurs-de-lis or.
26) (co. Kent, and Wales). (Sir Richard Morgan, knighted at Dublin by Robert, Earl of Essex, Lord Lieutenant, 5 Aug. 1599). Sa. a chev. betw. three spearheads ar. points embrued ppr.
27) (Kingsthorp, co. Notts, co. Lincoln, and Middle Temple, London). Ar. on a bend engr. sa. three cinquefoils of the first, on a chief az. a cross flory betw. two fleurs- de-lis or.
28) (Burnham Norton, co. Norfolk, and Chalworth, co. Surrey). Ar. a griffin segreant sa. Crest—A reindeer's head or. Another Crest—The head sa. attired or, and charged on the neck with a mullet.
29) (Henfield, co. Sussex; granted to Nelson Smith Morgan, Esq.). Or, a griffon segreant sa. in chief two mullets of six points gu. pierced of the field. Crest—A fer de moulin fesseways sa. thereon a griffin's head erased ppr.
30) (granted to Francis Morgan, Judge of the King’s Bench, by Hervey, Clarenceux, 1558). Ar. on a bend engr. sa. three cinquefoils pierced erm. on a chief az. a cross flory betw. two fleurs-de-lis or. Crest—A dragon's head erased gu. langued az. collared or, betw. two bars gemells wavy ar.
31) (Little Comberton and Hanbury, co. Worcester. Visit. 1569). Ar. on a bend cotised sa. a fleur-de-lis betw. two cinquefoils of the field. Crest—A tiger sejant sa. crined and tufted or, holding in the dexter paw a battle axe erect headed gold.
32) (Dudelston, co. Salop). Ar. a lion ramp. sa.
33) (Eston, co. Somerset; granted 1591). Sa. three crosses bottonnee in bend ar. Crest—A demi griffin segreant erased sa.
34) Ar. a fesse betw. three martlets gu. on a chief az. three griffins’ heads erased of the first. Crest—On a mount an oak tree fructed or, against it a wolf pass, ppr.
35) Ar. on a cross flory gu. five roses of the field.
36) Gu. three towers ar.
37) Ar. a cross patonce betw. four escallops sa.
38) Ar. on a bend betw. two cotises sa. three fleurs-de-lis of the first.
39) Quarterly, gu. and az. a lion (another, three lions) ramp. ar.
40) Quarterly, ar. and sa. a cross flory counterchanged.
41) Ar. on a cross patonce gu. five roses of the first a bordure engr. sa.
42) (Dublin; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1619, George Morgan, of that city). Ar. a griffin segreant sa. armed, beaked, and forelegged gu. a border of the second.
43) (confirmed by St. George, Ulster, 1680, to that family, then settled in Ireland). Or, a griffin segreant sa. Crest—A stag’s head cabossed ppr. attired or.
44) (Cottlestown, co. Sligo; descended from Robert Morgan, Esq., who settled in Ireland, temp. Charles I., and who is stated to have been a younger son of Sir Thomas Morgan, Knt., of Langston. Colonel Hugh Morgan, of Cottlestown, d. 1761, leaving an only dau. and heir, Katherine, m. Robert Stearne Tighe, Esq., of Mitchelsstown, co. Westmeath). Same Arms. Crest—A reindeer’s head erased.
45) (Waterford; Samuel Morgan, Esq., Mayor of Waterford, son of William Morgan, Esq., also Mayor of the same, by Sarah Grogan, his wife, dau. of John Grogan, Esq., of Johnstown, co. Wexford, d. s. p., and bequeathed his estates, 1826, to Hamilton Knox Grogan, Esq., of Johnstown, great-grandson of Cornelius Grogan, Esq., of Johnstown, the brother of said Sarah Grogan, upon condition of his taking the additional surname of Morgan). Motto—Fidus et audax. Same Arms. Crest—A reindeer’s head cabossed or.
46) (Deane-Morgan; exemplified to Hon. Robert Fitzmaurice Tilson Deane, of Springfield Castle, co. Limerick, and Elizabeth Geraldine Grogan-Morgan, his wife, dau. of Hamilton Knox Grogan-Morgan, Esq., of Johnstown castle, co. Wexford, on their assuming, by royal licence, 1854, the additional surname and arms of Morgan). In a scroll above the crests the motto, Honor et virtus. Motto—Under the arms: Forti et fideli nihil difficile Quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, a griffin segreant sa. a mullet az. for diff., for Morgan; 2nd and 3rd, ar. two bars gu., for Deane. Crests— 1st, Morgan: A reindcer’s head caboased or, charged with a mullet az. for diff.; 2nd, Deane: Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi sea-otter ppr.
47) (Deane-Morgan, Baron Muskerry). Quarterly, 1st grand quarter, quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, a griffin segreant sa. in the dexter chief point a mullet az., for Morgan, 2nd and 3rd, ar. two bars gu., for Deane; 2nd grand quarter, ar. two burs gu., for Deane; 3rd grand quarter, sa. on a bend betw. two cinquefoils or, three bears’ heads of the first, muzzled, for Brettrige; 4th grand quarter, ar. a saltire gu. and a chief erm. a crescent for diff., for FitzMaurice. Crests— 1st, Morgan: A reindeer's head cabossed or, charged with a mullet az.; 2nd, Deane: Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi sea otter ppr. Mottoes—Above Morgan crest: Honor et virtus; under the arms: Forti ct fideli nihil difficile. Supporters—Two angels habited and winged az. holding in their exterior hands medallions ppr.
48) (Forbes-Morgan, Countess of Granard; exemplified to Jane Colclough, Countess of Granard, wife of George Arthur Hastings, seventh Earl of Granard. K.P., and dau. and co-heiress of Hamilton Knox Grogan-Morgan, Esq., of Johnstown Castle, co. Wexford, on her assuming, by royal licence, 1859, the additional surname and arms of Morgan). Az. three bears’ heads couped ar. muzzled gu., an escutcheon of pretence for Morgan, or, a griffin segreant sa. langued gu.