Rowand Coat of Arms
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Which coat of arms or "family crest" is mine?
Choose the design you like best, just your ancestors did when they painted these symbols on the shields they carried into battle and displayed in their homes. These coats of arms are real, historical works of art/culture dating back as far as 1100AD. Most of these designs were compiled and documented by genealogists and heraldists in large books published in the nineteenth century. These arms were owned by individuals who bore your surname, and were passed down through the generations from father to son, earning the monicker "family crest".
Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Moscow, 1778) Gu. an otter's head erased ar. betw. three crosses crosslet fitchée or, on a chief of the second a crescent of the field enclosed by two stars az. Crest—A ship under sail ppr. Motto—Nil arduain.
2) (Glasgow, 1829). Gu. two cross crosslets fitchée in chief or, and an otter’s head erased in base ar. on a chief gyronny of eight or and sa. four lymphads of the last decorated with flags gu. Crest—A lion couchant ppr. Motto—Benigno numine.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Rowand Name
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Rowand Coat of Arms Meaning
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