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1) (Gwynedd). (Prince of North Wales, d. Dec. 1169, son of Griffith ap Cynan, Prince of North Wales, descended from Anarawd, King of North Wales, eldest son of Rhodri Mawr, King of Wales). Vert, three eagles displ. in fess or.
2) (son of Meredith ap Tudor, and grandson: of Sir Tudor ap Grono, Knt., descended from Grono, Lord of Trefgastell in Anglesey, eldest son of Ednyfed Vychan, Lord of Brynffenigl, representative of Marchudd ap Conan, Founder of the VIII. Noble Tribe of North Wales and Powys; Owen Tudor was ancestor of the Royal House of Tudor). Gu. a chev. erm. betw. three esquires’ helmets ar.
3) (Orielton, co. Pembroke, bart.; descended from Hwfa-ap-Cynddelw, Lord ol Llys, Llifon, co. Anglesey, Steward to Owen Gwynedd, Prince of North Wales). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions ramp. or. Crest—A lion ramp. or. Motto—Honestas optima politia.
4) (Brogyntyn). (Lord of Edeirnion, Dinmael, and Abertanat, in Powys-Fadoc, younger son of Madoc ap Meredith, last Prince of Powys-Fadoc. Owen Brogtntyn was one of the most distinguished warriors of his age. Entering with his brothers into an alliance with Owen Gwynedd, Prince of North Wales, and Rhys ap Tewdwr, Prince of South Wales, to resist the renewed attempt of Henry II. of England on the principality, contributed materially to the victory obtained over the English in 1165, at the battle of Crogen. “Beneath Castelh Crogen,” the present Chirk Castle, whence the battle field is still called “Adwyr Beddall," or the Pass of the Graves, Owen Brogyntyn made a grant to God, St. Mary, and the monks of Basing Werk Abbey, of a “certain water in Penthlinn, called Tehlentegil, or Pemblemere, (Bala Lake in Merioneth) and all the pasture of the said land of Penthlinn.” From this chieftain derived: 1) The Hughes’s, of Gwerclas, Barons of Kymmer-yn-Edeirnion; 2) Lloyds, of Dolyglessyn; 3) Lloyds, of Crogen; 4) Morris, of Pale; 5) Branas, of Branas; 6) Foulks, of Cilan; 7) Owens, of Plas-Issa; 8) The Barons of Cryniarth; 9) The Barons of Crogen and Branas; 10) The Barons of Hendwr; 11) Lloyds, of Tyfos; 12) Rhys’s, Barons of Rug; 13) Maesmores, of Maesmor; 14) Wynns, of Pentre Morgan; 15) Vaughans, of Duddleston; 16) Lloyds, of Ebnal). Arms, those of his father, Madoc AP Meredith, viz. Ar. a lion ramp. sa. armed and langued
5) (ap Griffith Vychan) (Lord of Glyndwrdwy in Merioneth, the Owen Glenuower, of English writers; representative of Griffith Maelor, Lord of Bromfield, eldest son of Madoc, last Prince of Powys-Fadoc, he had five daughters, viz. 1) Isabel, m. Adda ap Iorworth; 2) Elizabeth, m. Sir John Scudamore, Knt., of Ewyas, Holme Lacy, and Kent Church, co. Hereford; 3) Janet, in. John Croft, of Croft Castle, co. Hereford; 4) Jane, m. Humphrey, Lord Ruthyn; 5) Margaret, to. Roger Mornington, of Mornington, co. Hereford). The hereditary Arms of Owen Glendower, were those of Griffith Maeloe, viz., Paly of eight ar. and gu. a lion ramp. sa., but he assumed, with the claim to and title of King of Wales, the arms of Llewelyn ap Griffith, Prince of North Wales, as appears by his privy seal presented to the Cymwradorion Society by Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, viz., Quarterly or and gu. four lions pass. counterchanged.
6) (ap Griffith Vychan). (Lord of Glyndwrdwy in Merioneth, the Owen Glenuower, of English writers; representative of Griffith Maelor, Lord of Bromfield, eldest son of Madoc, last Prince of Powys-Fadoc, he had five daughters, viz. 1) Isabel, m. Adda ap Iorworth; 2) Elizabeth, m. Sir John Scudamore, Knt., of Ewyas, Holme Lacy, and Kent Church, co. Hereford; 3) Janet, in. John Croft, of Croft Castle, co. Hereford; 4) Jane, m. Humphrey, Lord Ruthyn; 5) Margaret, to. Roger Mornington, of Mornington, co. Hereford). The hereditary Arms of Owen Glendower, were those of Griffith Maeloe, viz., Paly of eight ar. and gu. a lion ramp. sa., but he assumed, with the claim to and title of King of Wales, the arms of Llewelyn ap Griffith, Prince of North Wales, as appears by his privy seal presented to the Cymwradorion Society by Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick, viz., Quarterly or and gu. four lions pass. counterchanged.
7) (ap Griffith). (last Prince of Powys-Wenwynwyn; descended from Griffith, second son of Meredith ap Bleddyn, Prince of Powys; Hawys Gadarn, his dau. and heir m. John de Cherlton, eldest son of Sir Allan Cherlton, of Apley Castle, co. Salop, was summoned, 26 July, 1313, to Parliament as Baron Cherlton). Arms, those of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn, King of Powys, viz.. Or, a lion ramp. gu. armed and langued az.
8) (Plas-Issa in Edeimion, co. Merioneth; descended from Owen ap Robert, second son of Robert ap Reinallt, of Branas-yn-Edeimion, who was the descendant of Rhys ap Ievan, Baron of Kymmer, Crogen, and Branas, ancestor of the Hughes’s of Gwerclas, Barons of Kymmer-yn-Edeimion. The male line terminated with Robert Wynn, Esq., ol Plas- Issa, who left two sisters and co-heirs, I. Rebecca, m. John Lloyd, Esq., of Pontriffith, co. Flint, and from this marrinp,e descends Lord Mostyn n. Elizabeth, m. John Lloyd, Esq., of Forest). Arms, those of Hughes, of Gwerclas, viz., Ar.; a lion ramp. sa. armed and langued gu.
9) (Cevn Havod and Glansevern, co. Montgomery; descended from Kadivor ap Dyniawal, the captor of Cardigan Castle, 1164, descended from Rhodri Mawr, King of Wales. The representative of this family, William Owen, Esq., of Gian Severn, third son of Owen Owen, Esq., of Cevn Hafod, and brother of Sir Arthur Davies Owen, Knt., of Glan Severn, bequeathed his property, 1837, to his widow, Anne-Warburton, only child of Captain Thomas Slaughter). Motto—Frangi non flecti.Sa. a tilting spear erect or, the head ppr. embrued gu. betw. three scaling; ladders ar. on a chief erm. a fort triple-towered also ppr., quartering 1st, erm. a lion ramp. sa. within a bordure gu. semee of mulletsar. for the heiress of Cefn Havod, derived from Madog Danwr; 2nd, az. a lion ramp, guard, or, for Evans, of Rhyd y Carw; 3rd, sa. three nags' heads erased ar., for Davies, of Llivor. Crest—A wolf salient ppr. supporting a ladder of the arms.
10) (Humphreys-Owen, Glansevern, co. Montgomery). Motto—Frangi non flecti.Sa. a tilting spear erect or, the head ppr. imbrued gu. betw. three scaling ladders ar. on a chief erm. a fort triple-towered also ppr. Crest—A wolf salient ppr. supporting a scaling ladder as in the arms.
11) (Rhin Saeson, co. Montgomery; descended from Ethelystan, Prince of Ferlys, whose heiress, Anne, sister of Corbet Owen, Esq., marrying Price Maurice, Esq., of Lloran, was mother of Edward Maurice, of Ynysymaengwyn.) Arms, those of Ethelystan Glodrydd, viz., Per bend sinister erm. and ermines a lion ramp. or.
12) (Glynafon, co. Anglesey; descended from Llywarch ap Bran Lord of Menai, founder of the II Noble Tribe of North Wales, and Powys, who was descended from Rhodri Mawr, King of all Wales, A.D. 843). Motto—Deus pascit corvos.Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three ravens ppr. with bait in their beaks. Crest—A raven ppr. with bait in the beak.
13) (Bodsilin, Malldraeth, co. Anglesey). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. a chev. betw. three lions ramp. or; 2nd, gu. a chev. erm. betw. three human heads in profile couped ar. hair and beard sa.; 3rd, gu. a chev. betw. three stags’ heads cabossed ar. attired or.
14) (Clenneney, co. Carnarvon, and Porkington, co. Salop; descended from Sir John Owen, Knt., of Clenneney, Colonel in the Army, and Vice-Admiral of North Wales, son of John Owen, Esq., secretary to Lord Walsingham; the eventual heiress, Margaret Owen, dau. of William Owen, Esq., of Porkington, m. 1777, Owen Ormsby, Esq., of Willowbrook. co. Sligo, and left at her decease, in 1806, an only dau. Masy Jane Ormsby, m. 1815, William Gose, Esq., who assumed the additional surname of Ormsby, and was mother of Lord Harlech). Gu. a chev. betw. three lions ramp. or.
15) (Llunllo, co. Montgomery; an ancient Welsh family, descended from Grono AP Owen, second son of Owen AP Howell Dda King of South Wales; Rowland Owen, Esq., of Llunllo, High Sheriff co. Montgomery, 1611, was the first of this family who assumed the surname of Owen, he was son and heir of Owen AP John, who was grandson of David Lloyd AP Owen, the eldest son of Owen AP Griffith, of Llunllo; Thomas Owen, Esq., of Llunllo, the great grandson of Rowland Owen, the Sheriff in 1611, was succeeded by his eldest son, Thomas Owen, Esq., of Llunllo, whose male line failed, and his grand-dau. and heir m. John Herbert, Esq., of Dolvorgan, in same co.). Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a canton of the last.
16) (Bettws, co. Montgomery; descended from William Owen, Esq., of Bettws, second son of Thomas Owen, Esq., of Llunllo, and brother of Thomas Owen, Esq., of same place, 1611, whose male line failed; Hugh Darby Owen, Esq., of Bettws, is the male heir and representative of Owen of Llunllo). Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a canton of the last, quartering, ar. a cross flory engr. sa. betw. four Cornish choughs ppr. on a chief az. a boar’s head couped of the first tusked or, langued gu. Crests—1st: A Cornish chough ppr. holding in the dexter claw a fleur-de-lis ar.; 2nd; Two eagles’ heads conjoined and erased per fess or and gu. membered also gu.
17) (Tedsmore, co. Salop, extinct in the male line; Hugh Owen, Esq., of Tedsmore, b. 1706, third son of Thomas Owen, Llunllo, d.s.p. 1764, and bequeathed Tedsmore to Ills sister, Sarah, wife of Richard Bulkeley Hatchett, whose second son, Hugh Hatchett, assumed the surname of Owen). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a cross flory engr. sa. betw. four Cornish choughs ppr. on a chief az. a boar's head couped of the first, tusked or, langued gu., quartering, Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a canton of the last, for Owen; 2nd and 3rd. sa. a chev. betw. three bulls’ heads cabossed ar., for Bulkeley. Crest—Out of a ducal coronet or, a bull’s head ar. armed gold.
18) (Woodhouse, co. Salop, extinct in the male line; descended from Howell ap Owen, second son of Owen ap Griffith, of Llunllo; John Owen, Esq., of Woodhouse. d. 1737, leaving two daus. co-heirs, who both d. s. p., the estates eventually devolved on William Mostyn, who assumed the surname of Owen; he was grandson of William Mostyn, by Mary Kynaston, his wife, only dau. and heir of Humphrey Kynaston, Esq., of Bryngwyn, and Martha Owen, his wife, sisterof the last John Owen, Esq., of Woodhouse). Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a canton of the last. Crest—Two eagles' heads conjoined and erased per fess or and gu. memhered also gu.
19) (Condover, co. Salop, extinct In the male line; descended from Richard ap Owen, third son of Owen ap Griffith, of Llunllo; Thomas Owen, Esq., of Condover, the last male descendant of this line, d. unm. 1731, leaving his sister, Letitia Owen, his heir, whom. Richard Mytton, Esq., and had a dau., Anna Maria Mytton, m. Sir Charlton Leighton, third bart. of Loton, and had, inter alias, a dau. Anna Maria Leighton, to whom her grandmother bequeathed Condover. She m. Nicholas Smythe, Esq., and had, with other issue, Nicholas Smythe, who assumed the surname of Owen, d. s. p., and Caroline Elizabeth, m. Charles Cholmondeley, brother of the first Lord Delamere; her grandson, Reginald Cholmondeley, Esq., of Condover, enjoys the estates). Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a canton of the last. Crest—Two eagles’ heads conjoined and erased or, membered gu.
20) (Owen-ap-Madoc). (Wales). Ar. three ravens’ legs erased sa. meeting in the fess point, talons gu. extended in the dexter chief, sinister chief, and centre base points of the escutcheon.
21) (Owen-ap-Meredith).Gu. a chev. erm. betw. three helmets ar.
22) (Garth Angharad, Caerbellan, &c., co. Merioneth; descended from Lewis Owen, Esq., one of the Barons of the Welsh Exchequer, and Vice-Chamberlain of Wales, who was murdered near Dinas Mawddwy, co. Merioneth, on Christmas Eve, 1554). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, az. a chev. betw. three cocks ar. armed, crested, and jelloped or; 2nd and 3rd, gu. three snakes nowed az. Crest—A cock’s head erased ar. holding a snake az. in his mouth.
23) Ar. a lion ramp. sa. ducally crowned gu. Crest—An eagle's head erased at the neck or; another,
24) Gu. a cross or.
25) Or, a cross gu.
26) Barry of six or and gu.
27) Gu. a cross ar. in the dexter quarter an inescutcheon or, charged with three chev. of the first.
28) Gu. a chev. erm. betw. three men’s heads erased ar. each guttée de sang.
29) Gu. a chev. erm. betw. three heads in profile in helmets ar.
30) Per chev. or and az. three roses in chief gu. stalked and slipped ppr.
31) Az. semée of roses, a lion ramp. or; another, Per pale ar. and gu. a lion ramp. sa.
32) Or, an anchor in fess sa. betw. two lions pass. gu. Crest—An anchor sa. on the base thereof a lion statant gu.
33) (Godstone, co. Oxford; Richard Owen, Visit. Oxon. 1566, eldest son of George Owen, of same place, and William Owen, of Oxford city, second son of the same). Ar. a chev. erm. betw. three Cornish choughs sa. quartering per chev. or and az. in chief two roses gu. slipped and leaved vert, in base a feather erect ar. Crest—An arm erect couped below the elbow, vested gu. cuffed erm. holding a wreath of laurel vert.
34) (co. Salop). Vert a chev. betw. three wolves’ heads erased ar. Crest—A wolf pass. ar.
35) (Shrewsbury, co. Salop). Sa. three nags’ heads erased ar.
36) (Wales). Per bend ar. and sa. a lion ramp. counterchanged.
37) (Wrexham, co. Denbigh; quartered by Rogers-Harrison). Az. a lion ramp. double queued sa. a canton az. thereon a rose of the first, slipped ppr.
38) (John Owen, Esq., banker, of Worcester). Ar. a chev. betw. three ravens’ legs erased à la quise sa. Crest— An eagle’s neck with two heads couped ppr.
39) (co. Gloucester). Per pale az. and sa. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, Crest— Out of a mural coronet or, a lion's gamb. sa. holding a fleur-de-lis of the first.
40) (co. Kent, London, and co. Salop). Ar. a lion ramp. sa. a canton of the second. Crest—An eagle’s head erased at the neck or.
41) (co. Oxford). Ar. a chev. erm. betw. three Cornish choughs sa. Crest—A cubic arm erect. vested az. Cuffed erm. holding in the hand ppr. a chaplet vert.
42) (co. Oxford). Per chev. or and az. in chief three roses gu. stalked vert, in base a feather ar.
43) (Adbrightly, co. Salop). Or. a lion ramp. gu. Crest—A demi dragon gu. winged or.
44) (со. Pembroke). Gu. a boar ar. armed, bristled, collared, and chained or, tied to a holly bush on a mount in base, both ppr. Crest—An eagle's head erased at the neck or.
45) (Dublin, originally from co. Merioneth; granted by Betham, Ulster, to Jacob Owen, Esq., of Dublin, Architect to H.M. Board of Works in Ireland). Motto—Firmitas in coelo.Az. on a mount vert an Ionic pillar ar. base and capital or, supported by two lions counter-ramp, of the last. Crest—A demi lion ramp. gu. armed and langued az. supporting an Ionic pillar as in the arms.
46) (Glansevern, co. Montgomery; exemplified to Arthur Charles Humphreys-Owen, Esq., of Glansevern, M.A., J.P. and D.L., eldest son of Erskine Humphreys, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, by Eliza, his wife, dau. of Edward Johnes, Esq., of Garthmyl, upon his taking by royal licence the additional surname and arms of Owen in 1876, under a settlement made by Mrs. Owen, of Glansevern, widow of his maternal great-grand-uncle). Mottoes—Torav cyn plygav and Flecti non, frangi.Sa. a tilting spear erect or, the head ppr. imbrued gu. betw. three scaling ladders ar. on a chief erm. a fort triple-towered also ppr. Crest—A wolf salient ppr. supporting a scaling ladder as in the arms.
47) (Peter Owen, Esq., The Elms, Eastham, Chester). Per chev. engr. ar. and gu. in chief two fleur-de-lis of the last, and in base a lion vert of the first. Crest—A demi wyvern ar. semee de lis gu. supporting with the dexter claw an escocheon of the last charged with a crescent also. ar.

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