Pinney Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Somerton Erleigh, co. Somerset). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. three crescents or, issuing from each a cross crosslet fitchee ar., for Pinney; 2nd and 3rd, or, an eagle displ. with two heads vert, beaked nnd membered gu., for Pretor. Crest—An armed hand and arm ppr. holding a cross crosslet fitchée ar., for Pinney; An eagle’s head couped or, wings expanded sa. gorged with a collar ar., for Pretor. Motto—Amor patriæ.
2) (Pretor-Pinney, Somerton, Curry Rivel, and Burton Pynsent, all co. Somerset). (Pretor-Pinney; Frederick Wake Pretor-Pinney, Esq., the Grange, Somerton, co. Somerset). (Pretor-Pinney; Rev. John Charles Pretor Pinney, Vicar of Coleshill, co. Warwick). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. three crescents or, issuing from each a cross crosslet fitchee ar., for Pinney: 2nd and 3rd, or, an eagle displ. with two beads vert, grasping in the claws a fasces in base fessewise ppr. in each beak a trefoil slipped of the second, for Pretor. Crests—1st, Pinney: An armed hand and arm ppr. holding a cross crosslet fitchee ar.; 2nd, Pretor: A demi eagle or, wings endorsed sa. semee of trefoils slipped gold, in the beak a like trefoil vert. Motto—Amor patriae.