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1) (Orchard-Wyndham, co. Somerset; now represented by Wyndham, Dinton, co. Wilts; descended froip Ralph Wymondham, of Wymondham, co. Norfolk, temp. Edward I.; Sir John Wyndham, Knt., of Orchard-Wyndham, d. 1645, having had seven sons: 1) John, ancestor of the Earl of Egremont, extinct; 2) Henry, d.s.p.; 3) Thomas, ancestor of Wyndham, of Felbrigg, extinct; 4) Humphry, ancestor of Wyndham, of Dunraven, extinct; 5) Sir Hugh, Baron of the Exchequer, extinct; 6) Sir Wadham, Justice of the King’s Bench, ancestor of Wyndham, of Dinton, now male heir of the house of Wyndham; 7) George, of Uffords, afterwards of Dunraven, extinct in the male line, and now represented by Wyndham-Quin, Earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl). Az. a chev. betw. three lions’ heads erased or. Crest—A lion’s head erased within a fetterlock or. Motto—Au bon droit.
2) (Earl of Egremont, extinct 1845; William Wyndham, Esq., of Orchard-Wyndham, was created a bart. 1661; Sir Charles, fourth bart., s. his maternal uncle, Charles, Duke of Somerset, as Earl of Egremont under a special remainder in his Grace's patent of 3 Oct. 1749). Same Arms. Crest—A lion's head erased within a fetterlock or, the bow compony counter-compony gold and az. Supporters—Dexter, a lion az. winged or; sinister, a griffin ar. guttée de sang. Motto—Au bon droit.
3) (Wyndham-O'Brien). (Earl of Thomond, extinct 1774; Percy Wyndham, second son of Sir William Wyndham, third bart. of Orchard-Wyndham, having succeeded to the estates of Henry, eighth Earl of Thomond, assumed the surname of O'Brien, and was raised to the Peerage of Ireland 1756, but d. s. p.). Quarterly, 1st and 4th grand quarters, quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. three lions pass. guard. in pale per pale or and ar., 2nd, ar. three piles, points meeting in base gu., 3rd, or, a pheon, point down az., for
O'Brien; 2nd and 3rd grand quarters, az. a chev. betw. three lions' heads erased or, for Wyndham. Crest—A naked arm embowed, holding in the hand a sword all ppr. Supporters—Two lions guard. per fess or and ar."
4) (Campbell-Wyndham, The College, Salisbury, co. Wilts, and Corhampton House, co. Hants; descended from Wadham Wyndham, third son of Sir Wadham Wyndham, Justice of tne King’s Bench, the ancestor of Wyndham, of Dinton. John Henry Campbell, Esq., son of John Campbell, Esq., of Dunoon, co. Argyle, by Caroline Frances Wyndham, his wife, only dau. of Henry Penruddock Wyndham, Esq., of The College, assumed the surname of Wyndham on succeeding to the estates of his uncle, Wadham Wyndham, Esq., d. s. p. 1843). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, az. a chev. betw. three lions’ heads erased or, for Wyndham; 2nd and 3rd, gyronny of eight or and sa. a border of the first charged with eight crescents of the second, for Campbell. Crests—1st, Wyndham: A lion’s head erased or, within a fetterlock of the last, the bow componée counter-componée gold and az.; 2nd: Two oars of a galley in saltire ppr. Mottoes—Au bon droit; and, Vis et fides.
5) (Dunraven Castle, co. Glamorgan, and Uffords Manor, со. Norfolk; descended from George Wyndham, youngest son of Sir John Wyndham, Knt., of Orchard-Wyndham; Caroline, only dau. and heir of Thomas Wyndham, Esq., of Dunraven, in. 1810, Windham Henry, Earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl, who assumed, by royal licence, 1815, the additional surname of Wyndham). Same Arms as Wyndham of Orchard-Wyndham. Crest—A lion’s head erased within a fetterlock and chain or.
6) (Trent, со. Somerset, bart., extinct 1719; descended from Edmond Wyndham, Esq., of Kentsford, younger brother of Sir John Wyndham, Knt., of Orchard- Wyndham, who d. 1645; Colonel Francis Wyndham entertained Charles II. at Trent after the battle of Worcester, and was created a bart. 1673; the fourth bart. d. s. p.). Az. a chev. betw. three lions' heads erased or.
7) (Cromer, co. Norfolk; Sir George Wyndham, a younger son of Sir John Wyndham, Knt., of Orchard-Wyndham, temp. James I., was great-grandfather of John Wyndham, Esq., of Cromer, who m. Elizabeth Dalton, only child of Richard Dalton, Esq., and Mary Wrighte, his wife. Their grandson, George Thomas Wrighte-Wyndham, Esq., of Cromer Hall, inherited the estates of the Wrighte family). Az. a chev. betw. three lions’ heads erased or. Crest—A lion'a head erased within a fetterlock or. Motto—Au bon droit.
8) (Dock Dennis, co. Somerset). (Roundhill Grange, co. Somerset). Az. a chev. betw. three lions’ heads erased or. Crest—A lion's head erased within a fetterlock or. Motto—Au bon droit.
9) (Smythe Wyndham, Waghen Hall, co. York). Az. a chev. betw. three lions’ heads erased or. Crest—A lion’s head erased or, within a fetterlock of the last, the bow compony counter-compony gold and az.
10) (Baron Leconfield). Az. a chev. betw. three lions’ heads erased or, within a bonier wavy of the last. Crest—A lion’s head erased or, within a fetterlock, the lock gold, and the bow counter-compony also gold and az. the head charged with a saltire wavy gu. Supporters—Dexter, a lion az. winged invertedly and plain collared or; sinister, a gryphon ar. guttée de sang, plain collared gu. Motto—Au bon droit.
11) (Felbrigg, co. Norfolk; the Right Hon. William Windham, the distinguished statesman, descended from Thomas Wyndham, E.sq., of Felbrigg, second surviving son of Sir John Wyndham, Knt., of Orchard Wyndham, d. in 1810, and bequeathed his estates, subject to his widow's life interest, to Vice-Admiral William Lukin, R.N., who thereupon assumed the surname of Windham; he was eldest son of Very Rev. George William Lukin, Dean of Wells, and grandson of Robert Lukin, Esq., by Sarah, his wife, who m. secondly, 1749, William Windham, Esq., and was by him mother of the Right Hon. William Windham). Az. a chev. betw. three lions' heads erased or. Crest—A lion's head erased within a fetterlock both or, the bow compony counter-compony gold and az.

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Wyndham Coat of Arms Meaning

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