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: An ermine shield with a black lion rampant.
Crest: A silver wyvern on a green mount
WYVERN: The word Wyvern is an alteration of Middle English "wyvere" for viper, it is also from Old North French wivre, and a modification of Latin vipera. A mythical beast usually represented as a 2-legged winged creature similar to a dragon (much like a cockatrice but with the head of a dragon) and with wings and a barbed serpent tail.
Ermine. A little animal about the size of a squirrel, and borne by several families as their Crest.
Coat of Arms: A blue shield with a silver chevron between two gold mullets in chief, and in base a silver buck's head cabossed, attired gold.
Crest: A gold buck's head couped
|Chevron. One of the honourable
ordinaries, and occupies one third of the field.
Mullet. Supposed to be the rowel of a spur, should consist of five points. When of more than five points should be blazoned a Star of six, eight, or more points, the number being named.
Chief. From the French Chef. Which means the head or uppermost position of the shield.
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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