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Quartered: 1st and 4th, Argent, on a cross gules five mullets or; 2nd and 3rd, [Squire, etc.]


Alternative: Quartered: 1st and 4th, Argent, on a cross gules five estoiles or; 2nd and 3rd, [Squire, etc.]


Original blazon: Ar. on a cross gu. five mullets (another five estoiles) or, quartering Squire, &c.

Crest: Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi lion affrontée arg.

Alternative Crest: A lion saliant or.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(London, 1598).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Sable, a martlet argent


Alternative: Quartered: 1st and 4th, Sable, two martlets argent; 2nd, Sable, five martlets in saltire argent; 3rd, Sable, a lion rampant within a bordure engrailed or


Original blazon: Sa. a martlet ar. Another coat — Quarterly, 1st and 4th, sa. two martlets ar.; 2nd, sa. five martlets in saltire ar.; 3rd, sa. a lion ramp. within a bordure engr. or.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Paterchurch, co. Pembroke, a.d. 1422).

(Lewis Dwynn's Visitation of Wales, a.d. 1591).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Quartered: 1st and 4th, Argent, on a cross gules five mullets or; 2nd and 3rd, Sable, a martlet argent


Original blazon: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. on a cross gu. five mullets or.; 2nd and 3rd, sa. a martlet ar.

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Crest: A martlet ar.

Supporters: -

Motto: Certior in coelo domus.

Notes:

(Holyland and Loveston, both co. Pembroke, descended from Adams of Paterchurch).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Or, on a cross between four martlets sable five mullets of the field


Original blazon: Or on a cross betw. four martlets sa. five mullets of the field.
Adams2

Crest: A martlet sa. holding in the beak a mullet or.

Supporters: -

Motto: Cruce Duce.

Notes:

(Drummer Grange, Hants, Thorpe, Surrey, and Chastleton, Oxon, descended from Adams of Loveston).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Quartered: 1st and 4th, Sable, a martlet argent; 2nd, Quarterly argent and sable, on a cross gules five mullets or; 3rd, Per pale azure and sable, three fleurs-de-lis or a mullet for difference


Original blazon: Quarterly, 1st and 4th sa. a martlet ar.; 2nd, quarterly, ar. and sa. on. a cross gu. five mullets or.; 3rd, per pale az. and sa. three fleur-de-lis or, over all a mullet for difference.

Crest: A martlet ar.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(London, a.d. 1682, from Broseley, Salop).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Argent, on a cross gules five mullets or
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Original blazon: Ar. on a cross gu. five mullets or.

Crest: Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi lion affronttée gu.

Supporters: -

Motto: Aspire, persevere, and indulge not.

Notes:

(Middleton Hall, co. Carmarthen).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Vert, on a cross or an estoile sable


Original blazon: Vert on a cross or, an estoile sa.

Adams4

Crest: A talbot passant az. bezanté collared ar.

Supporters: -

Motto: Sub cruce Veritas.

Notes:

(Anstey, co. Warwick, formerly of Northamptonshire, now represented by Henry Cadwallader Adams, of Anstey Hall, Esq.).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Vert, a cross or
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Original blazon: Vert a cross or.

Crest: A griffin's head betw. two wings endorsed vert charged on the breast with a cross or.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

-

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Vert, on a cross or a mullet gules
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Original blazon: Vert on a cross or, a mullet gu.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

-

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Argent, on a cross gules a mullet or
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Original blazon: Arg. on a cross gu. a mullet or.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

-

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Quartered: 1st and 4th, Ermine, three cats passant azure; 2nd and 3rd, Per pale argent and gules, a chevron between three bees counterchanged


Original blazon: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. three cats pass. az.; 2nd and 3rd, per pale ar. and gu. a chevron between three bees counterchanged, for Mascott.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Longdon, Salop a.d. 1584, 1623 and 1663).

2nd and 3rd, Mascott

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Quartered: 1st and 4th, Ermine, three cats passant azure; 2nd and 3rd, [Mascott, Tasker, etc.]


Original blazon: Erm. three cats pass. az., quartering Mascott, Tasker, etc.

Crest (a.d. 1584): Issuing out of a ducal coronet a boar's head erect or.

Crest (altered in a.d. 1590): A boar's head ar. couped gu.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(London, descended from Donington, Salop).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Ermine, three cats passant azure


Original blazon: Erm. three cats passant az.

Crest: A greyhound's head erased erm.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(London, a.d. 1634, Norfolk, a.d. 1664, descended from Wem, Salop).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Ermine, three cats-a-mountain in pale azure


Original blazon: Erm. three cats-a-mountain in pale az.

Crest: A greyhound's head erased erm.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Charwelton, co. Northampton, descended from William Adams, Esq. who purchased Charwelton Manor in 1360. The heiress, Selina Anne, daughter of the Rev. Fitzherbert Adams, LL.B. of Charwelton, m. George Wharton Marriott, of the Middle Temple, Esq.).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Ermine, three cats-a-mountain in pale azure


Original blazon: Erm. three cats-a-mountain in pale az.

Crest: A greyhound's head erased erm.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Welton co. Northampton, a branch of Adams of Charwelton).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Gules, a lion rampant or between three escallops argent on a chief of the last three pallets engrailed sable


Original blazon: Gu. a lion ramp. or, between three escallops ar. on a chief of the last three pallets engr. sa.

Crest: A demi griffin erm. winged and beaked az. holding an escallop or.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Owston, Stainsby, East Hardwick and Camblesforth, all in co. York, a.d. 1665, granted 1612 by St. George).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Ermine, a fess vairy or and sable between three roses gules


Alternative: Ermine, a fess chequy or and sable between three roses gules
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Ermine-fesschequy-or-sable-roses3


Original blazon: Erm. a fess vaire (in another place checquy) or and sa. between three roses gu.

Crest: A griffin's head erased erm. beaked gu. charged with a chevron chequy or and sa.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Cheaton and Kaynham, Salop, a.d. 1584, London, 1634).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)





Vert, a pale argent between two griffins segreant or


Original blazon: Vert a pale arg. between two griffins segreant or.

Crest: A griffin's head couped gu. beaked az. between two wings or, palletée.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Tydd St. Mary, co. Lincoln, 1559 and 1634).

Granted 1559, and confirmed 1562.

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Sable, on a bend or between two bezants three martlets of the field


Original blazon: Sa. on a bend or, betw. two bezants three martlets of the field.

Crest: On a bezant a demi eagle sa.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Middle Temple, 1639).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Argent, on a bend azure three trefoils slipped or


Alternative: Argent, on a bend sable three trefoils slipped or


Original blazon: Ar. on a bend az. (another, sa.) three trefoils slipped or.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Middlesex).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Argent, a fess between four martlets gules three and one


Original blazon: Ar. a fesse betw. four martlets gu. three and one.

rest: An eagle volant reguardant.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Middlesex).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Argent, on a chevron sable three mullets or pierced gules
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Original blazon: Ar. on a chev. sa. three mullets or, pierced gu.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(St. Ives).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Azure, a crescent between three mullets or
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Original blazon: Az. a crescent betw. three mullets or.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Wales).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Quarterly ermine and azure, in the 2nd and 3rd quarters an eagle rising or


Original blazon: Quarterly, erm. and az. in the 2nd and 3rd an eagle rising or.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

-

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Barry of six or and azure, a saltire gules
Barry-or-azure-6-saltire-gules


Original blazon: Barry of six or and az. a saltire gu.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

-

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Barry of six argent and gules, over all a lion rampant or


Original blazon: Barry of six ar. and gu. over all a lion ramp. or.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

-

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Quartered: 1st and 4th, Or, a lion rampant between six crosses crosslet sable; 2nd and 3rd,[Gourney and others]


Original blazon: Or, a lion ramp. betw. six cross crosslets sa., quartering Gourney and others.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(formerly of Charlton, co. Somerset, and afterwards of Fenne, co. Devon, recorded in the Visitation of Devon, 1564).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Or, a lion rampant between eight crosses crosslet fitchy sable all within a bordure engrailed azure


Original blazon: Or, a lion ramp. betw. eight crosses crosslet fitchée sa. all within a bordure engr. az.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Brompton, co. Kent, descended from Adams of Devonshire).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Or crusily fitchy sable, a lion rampant gules within a bordure engrailed of the second


Original blazon: Or, semée of cross crosslets fitchée sa. a lion ramp. gu. within a bordure engr. of the second Crest: A dexter arm in armour ppr. embowed, grasping a cross crosslet fitchée sa. charged on the elbow with a torteau.

Supporters: -

Motto: Libertas et natale solum.

Notes:

(Bowdon, co. Devon, originally of Charlton Adam, co. Somerset).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Per fess azure and sable, on a pale between two mullets in chief argent a mullet between two crescents of the second


Original blazon: Per fesse, az. and sa. on a pale betw. two mullets in chief ar. a mullet betw. two crescents of te second.

Crest: On a mount vert an eagle, standing the reverse way and reguardant, wings expanded ppr., beak and legs or, holding in the mouth a mullet sa., the sinister claw resting on a crescent, reversed, gold.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(quartered by the late Sir William Adams Rawson, knt. of Putney, Surrey).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Or crusily sable, a lion rampant of the second


Original blazon: Or, semée of cross crosslets and a lion ramp. sa.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Fun. Entry Ireland, 1630).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Vert, a pallet between two griffins segreant or


Original blazon: Vert, a pallet betw. two griffins segreant or.

Crest: -

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Fun. Ent. of John Adams, son of Randall Adams, Esq. of Ledwichtown co. Westmeath 1669).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Azure, on a fess engrailed between two cats-a-mountain passant gardant argent a like cat-a-mountain of the first


Original blazon: Az. on a fesse engr. betw. two cats-a-mountain passant guardant ar. a like cat-a-mountain of the first.

Crest: A cat-a-mountain guardant ar. collared az. resting the dexter fore paw on a terrestrial globe ppr.

Supporters: -

Motto: Suaviter sed fortiter.

Notes:

(Francis Ottiwell Adams, Esq., Secretary of Her Brittanic Majesty's Embassy at Paris).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Gules, a heart between three crosses crosslet fitchy or


Original blazon: Gu. a heart between three cross crosslets fitchée or.

Crest: On a mount vert, a cross crosslet fitchée or, charged with a bleeding heart gu.

Supporters: -

Motto: In cruce salus.

Notes:

(Northlands, co. Cavan).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Argent, on a cross engrailed gules quarter-pierced four mullets of the field in centre a mullet of the second in dexter canton a battle-axe erect sable


Original blazon: Ar. a cross engr. gu. quarterly pierced and charged with four mullets of the field and in the centre point a mullet of the second and in dexter canton a battle-axe erect sa.

Crest: Out of a crown vallery or, a demi lion affrontée ar. semée of mullets gu.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(granted to Thomas Adams, Esq. of Bath).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)



Vert, a cross parted and fretty between in 1st and 4th two mullets and in 2nd and 3rd as many cinquefoils
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Original blazon: Vert a cross parted and fretty betw. two mullets in the 1st and 4th, and as many cinquefoils in the 2nd and 3rd quarters or.

Crest: A talbot sa. semée of cinquefoils or, resting the dexter paw upon a mullet also or.

Supporters: -

Motto: -

Notes:

(Thos. Adams, Esq. of Nottingham, J. P.).

Source: Burke's General Armory (1884)

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