Art by Betmatrho in this Red-Thread Genealogy section for the 'Lost Tribes of Israel' may be freely used for personal use.
Coat of Arms: Blue, a gold lion passant guardant, and an ermine chief.
Crest: An erminois lion's head with a blue collar.
Descendants of Nathaniel Kent born at sea
First found in Berkshire where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.
Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Humphrey Kent and his wife Joane settled in Virginia in 1619; Richard and Stephen Kent who settled in Newbury Port in Massachusetts in 1634; Edward settled in New England in 1630.
|The meaning of the LION in Heraldry|
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest click here
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
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