Roxburgh Coat of Arms
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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) (Aldeburgh, co. Suffolk, 1874). Ar. on a pale az. a horse’s head couped of the first, in base two saltires couped of the second. Crest—A horse's head ar. Motto—Tam nudax quain fidelis.
2) (granted to Bruce Roxburgh, Capt. H.E.I.C.S.). Or, on a chev. az. betw. in chief two leaves of a genus of Indian plants known by the name of "Roxburghia," and in base on a mount vert a palm tree all ppr. a sun in splendour or. Crest—Upon a mount vert In front of a sun rising from behind clouds a palm tree ppr. Motto—Coeli favore.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Roxburgh Name
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Roxburgh Coat of Arms Meaning
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