Penn Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Stoke Pogeis, co. Buckingham; settled at an early period at Minety, co. Gloucester, and at Penn’s Lodge, co. Wilts; descended from William Penn, founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, North America). Ar. on a fesse sa. three plates. Crest—A demi lion ramp. ar. gorged with a collar sa. charged with three piates. Motto—Dum clarum rectum teneam.
2) Penn-Gaskell (Shanagarry, co. Cork). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, three bars engr. vert in chief a rose gu. barbed and seeded ppr. betw. two trefoils slipped of the second, for Gaskell; 2nd and 3rd, the arms of Penn, viz., ar. on a fesse sa three plates a canton gu. thereon a crown ppr. representing the royal crown of King Charles II. Crests—1st, Gaskell: A sinister arm embowed in armour ppr. the hand supporting an escocheon or, charged with an anchor erect with cable sa., motto over, Spes; 2nd, Penn: A demi lion ar. gorged with a collar sa. charged with three plates, motto over, Pennsylvania.
3) (co. Buckingham). Ar. on a chev. sa. three fleurs-de-lis or.
4) (Harborough Hall, Churchill, near Stourbridge). Ar. on a fesse sa. three plates, in chief a lion pass. gu.
5) (co. Oxford). Ar. on a fesse gu. three plates.
6) Sa. six fleurs-de-lis ar.
7) (Toller Welma). Gu. six fleurs-de-lis or, three, two, and one.
8) (Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1596; quartered on the coat of Thomas Smith, Alderman of Dublin). Sa. six fleurs-de-lis, three, two, and one, ar.