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1) (Fillack, co. Cornwall, and Wellington, co. Somerset; Humphrey York, of Fillack, temp. James I., son of Thomas York, of Wellington, and grandson of Roger York, Serjeant-at-law, 1532. Visit. Cornwall, 1620). (Exeter, co. Devon). Gu. a chev. betw. three hinds' heads erased ar.
2) (co. Devon). Ar. a fess nebulee az. betw. three crescents, within the horns of each a fleur-de-lis sa.
3) (Clothwood). Ar. a chev. gu. betw. three fleurs-de-lis az.
4) (co. Somerset). Ar. on a fess sa. a crescent or, betw. two bezants.
5) (Goulthwayt, co. York, and co. Lincoln, 1665). Az. a saltire ar. Crest—A thistle ppr.
6) (Wighill Park, co. York). Erm. on a cross az. a woolpack ar. betw. four lions pass, erminois, on a chief gu. a sword ppr. pommel and hilt or, surmounted by a key in saltire of the last. Crest—A demi lion per fess wavy, the upper part gu. the lower barry wavy of four erminois and az. supporting a woolpack erect ppr. on the breast a gold key barways.
7) (John York was Sheriff co. Wilts temp. Edward IV.). Ar. on a saltire az. an escallop or.
8) Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three hinds' heads couped gu.
9) Ar. on a fess cotised sa. a crescent of the first betw. two plates.
10) Per pale az. and ar. on each side a bend counterchanged.
11) (Earl of Hardwicke). Ar. on a saltire az. a bezant. Crest—A lion's head erased ppr. collared gu. on the collar a bezant. Supporters—Dexter, a lion ramp. guard. or, collared gu. the collar charged with a bezant; sinister, a stag ppr. attired and unguled or, collared as the lion. Motto—Nec cupias, metuas.
12) (Baron Dover, extinct 1792; Gen. Sir Joseph Yorke, K.B., Aide-de-Camp to H.R.H. the Duke of Cumberland as Fontenoy, third son of Philip, first Earl of Hardwicke, was created, 1788, Baron Dover, d.s.p.). Same Arms and Crest, a mullet for diff. Supporters—Dexter, a lion or, gorged with a collar gu. charged with a bezant betw. two mullets sa.; sinister, a stag ppr. attired, unguled, and collared on the dexter. Motto—Nec cupias, nec metuas.
13) (Erddig, co. Denbigh; descended from Simon Yorke, younger brother of Philip Yorke, of Dover, the father of Philip, first Earl of Hardwick. He m. Anne, sister and heir of John Meller, Esq., of Erddig). Same Arms, quartering Meller. Crest—A lion's head erased ppr. collared gu. charged with a bezant. Motto—Nec cupias, nec metuas.
14) (Gowthwaite, co. York; descended from Sir Richard Yorke. Knt. Mayor of the Staple in Calais). Ar. a saltire az. Crest—A monkey's head erased ppr.
15) (Bewerey Hall, co. York). Same Arms. Crest—A monkey's head erased ppr. There seems to have been a traditionary idea entertained that the monkey’s head was adopted in consequence of that animal having been first brought to England by a member of the Yorke family.
16) (co. Devon). Ar. a fess nebulée az. betw. three crescents within the horns of each a fleur-de-lis all sa. a border engr. of the last.
17) (co. Gloucester). Ar. on a saltire az. a bezant. Crest—A lion’s head erased ppr. collared gu. thereon a bezant.
18) (Ashhy, co. Lincoln). Same Arms, a crescent for diff.
19) (Burton-Pedwardyn, co. Lincoln, and Brackley, co. Northampton). Az. a saltire ar. Crest—A monkey's head ppr.
20) (Forthampton Court, co. Gloucester). Ar. on a saltire az. a bezant. Crest—A lion's head erased ppr. collared gu. charged with a bezant. Motto—Sec cupias, nec metuas.
21) (Pensbury, co. Salop). Az. a saltire ar.
22) (James Yorke, Bishop of St. David’s 1774, translated to Gloucester 1779, and to Ely 1781; d. 1808). Ar. on a saltire az. a bezant.
23) (co. York). Ar. a saltire sa.
24) Ar. a fess sa. in chief a crescent of the last betw. two pellets.
25) Gu. on a fess cotised sa. a crescent or, betw. two bezants.
26) Ar. on a saltire az. a bezant, in chief a crescent gu. Crest—A lion’s head erased ppr. collared gu. charged with a bezant.
27) (Wynne-Yorke, Dyffryn Aled, co. Denbigh). Ar. on a saltire az. a bezant, quartering, 1st, for Wynne, of Garthewin, Quarterty, 1st and 4th, gu. three boars’ heads couped at the neck in pale, 2nd and 3rd, gu. a Saracen’s head couped at the neck ppr. wreathed about the temples ar. and sa.; 2nd, for Wynne, of Dyffryn Aled, Gu. a Saracen's head couped at the neck ppr. wreathed about the temples ar. and sa.

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