Blazons & Genealogy Notes1) (co. Galway; Reg. Ulster's Office). Ar. on a cross gu. betw. four swords erect of the last, pommels and hilts sa., a lion pass. betw. four martlets of the first. Crest—On a mount vert a falcon close ppr.
2) (Ballinderry and Portacarron, co. Galway; descended from the ancient Irish Sept of O'Nowlan or O'Nolan. Patrick Nolan, Esq., of Ballinderry, had several grants of land in cos. Mayo and Galway, temp. Charles II.; his representative, John Philip Nolan, Esq., of Ballinderry, is M.P. co. Galway, since 1874). Gu. on a cross or, betw. four swords erect ar. pommels and hilts of the second, a lion pass. of the first betw. four martlets sa. Crest—A demi lion ramp. gu. Motto—Cor unum via una.
3) (Bedford Square, London). Az. on a bend betw. two- fleurs-de-lis or, a lion pass. guard. gu. holding in the dexter forepaw a fleur-de-lis of the first. Crest—A demi lion ramp. gu. holding a fleur-de-lis or.
4) (Nowland’a Fort, co. Carlow; Reg. Ulster's Office). Az. on a bend betw. two fleurs-de-lis ar. a lion pass. gu.
5) (Chiefs of Fotharta-Tea, now the Barony of Forth, co. Carlow, a Sept of the same race as O'More, of Leix, deriving their surname from Nuallain, Chief of the Sept). Ar. on a cross gu. a lion pass. betw. four martlets of the first, in each quarter a sword erect of the second. Crest—A martlet ar. Another Coat bears the swords points down, and the hilt of each surmounted with a martlet. See Nolan.