Thornbury Coat of Arms
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) Ar. a fret gu. a chief of the second.
2) (an ancient family in Faversham, co. Kent). Ar. on a bend engr. gu. three plates, each charged with an erm. spot sa.
3) (co. Kent). Per fess or and ar. a lion ramp. az.
4) or Thornborough - (cos. Hants, Westmoreland, and York). Erm. fretty gu. a chief of the last. Crest—A tiger sejant ar. pellettee.
5) Per fess or and ar. a lion ramp. az.
6) Per fess ar. and or, a lion ramp. az. debruised with two bendlets gu.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Thornbury Name
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Thornbury Coat of Arms Meaning
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