Patten Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (cos. Essex and Lancaster, traceable back to the year 1119. To this ancient house, the chief seat of which was a Dagenham, belonged William Patten, alias Waynflete Bishop of Winchester, Lord High Chancellor of England and Founder of Magdalen Coll. Oxford. The present male representative is Lord Winmarleigh). Fusilly erm. and sa.
2) (Wilson Patten, Baron Winmarleigh). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, fusilly erm. and sa. a canton gu., for Patten; 2nd and 3rd, sa. a wolf ramp, or, in chief three estoiles of the second, for Wilson. Crests— 1st: A griffin’s head erased vert, beaked or, for Patten; 2nd, A demi wolf ramp, or, for Wilson. Supporters—Dexter, a griffin vert, beaked or, charged on the shoulder with a lozenge erm.; sinister, a wolf or, charged on the shoulder with an etoile sa. Mottoes—For Patten: “Nullâ pallescere culpâ;” for Wilson: “Virtus ad aidera tollit.”
3) (Mercury Patten, Bluemantle Pursuivant of Arms, temp. James I.). Fusilly sa. and erm.
4) Fusilly erm. and sa. on a chief of the first three lilies ar.