Pakenham Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (co. Suffolk). Quarterly, or and gu. in the first quarter an eagle displ. of the second. Crest—A griffin segreant holding an escarbuncle all ppr.
2) Same Arms. Crest—A hand holding three arrows, points downward, all ppr.
3) (co. Bedford). Barry of six az. and ar. (another, sa. and or) on a bend gu. three mullets or.
4) Barry of six or and sa. on a bend gu. three eagles displ or.
5) Ar. two bars gu. in chief a pile of the last charged with a boar’s head couped of the field.
6) (Earl of Longgford). Quarterly, 1st, quarterly, or and gu. in the first quarter an eagle displ. vert, for Pakenham; 2nd, ar. on a bend indented sa. cotised az. three fleurs-de-lis of the field, each cotise charged with three bezants, for Cuff; 3rd, erm. a griffin segreant az., for Aungier; 4th, per bend crenelle ar. and gu., for Boyle. Crest—Out of a mural crown or, a demi eagle displ. gu. beaked gold. Supporters—Dexter, a lion az. charged on the shoulder with an escarbuncle or; sinister, a griffin az. beak, forelegs, and wings or. Motto—Gloria virtutia umbra.
7) (granted as an honourable augmentation to the family arms by Chichester Fortescue, Ulster, 1795, to Hon. Thomas Pakenham, second son of Thomas, first Lord Longford, afterwards Admiral of the Red and G.C.B., father of Edward Michael Conolly, Esq., of Castletown, co. Kildare, M.P.). Quarterly, or and gu. in the first quarter an eagle displ. sa. ; for honourable augmentation, on a chief, the sea, and on the stem of an antique ship riding thereon, Britannia standing. Victory alighting on the prow, and placing a wreath of laurel on her, Britannia’s, head, all ppr., being the device on the medal emblematic of the glorious sea fight of June 1, 1794, wherein the said Captain Hon. Thomas Pakenham commanded H.M.S. “Invincible,” 74 guns, which captured “Le Juste,” 80 guns, one of the enemy’s ships. Crest—Out of a mural crown or, a demi eagle displ. gu. beaked gold.
8) (co. Hants). Quarterly, or and gu. in the first canton an eagle displ. az. Crest—A leopard couchant ppr.
9) (North Witham, co. Lincoln; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1683, Philip Packenham, son of Robert Packenham, Esq., of North Witham; certificate attested by Robert Packenham, Esq., of Bracklyn, co. Westmeath). Quarterly, or and az. in the first quarter an eagle displ. vert.
10) (Tullenally, co. Westmeath; descended of an ancient family of that surname of North Wytham, co. Lincoln; arms confirmed and crest granted by St. George, Ulster, in 1665). Quarterly, or and gu. in the first quarter an eagle displ. vert. Crest—A demi eagle displ. gu. armed or, issuing out of a crown mural gold.