English: arms of the Carter of Castle Martin, ref: The general armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales; comprising a registry of armorial bearings from the earliest to the present time. by Burke, Bernard, Sir, 1814-1892. Crest—Lions, rampant, combatant. Carter is an occupational name meaning "a maker or driver of carts". FAMILY MOTTO: VICTRIX PATIENTIA DURIS (Latin) - meaning "patience is victorious in hardship".
Arbella Stuart was a direct descendant of King Henry VII of England. As the only child of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth Cavendish, she was a grandchild of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Margaret Douglas, who was, in turn, the daughter of Margaret Tudor, widow of James IV of Scotland, mother of James V of Scotland, and daughter of England's Henry VII. Margaret Douglas was the product of Margaret Tudor's second marriage, to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus
James III, King of Scotland, great-grandfather of Mary, Queen of Scots James III (10 July 1451 – 11 June 1488) was King of Scots from 1460 to 1488. James was an unpopular and ineffective monarch owing to an unwillingness to administer justice fairly, a policy of pursuing alliance with the Kingdom of England, and a disastrous relationship with nearly all his extended family.
Ring, late 6th–early 5th century b.c., Etruscan, Gilt silver. This ring testifies to the complexity of artistic interconnection at the end of the Archaic period. The bezel is in the form of a cartouche, a shape ultimately of Egyptian origin that the Phoenicians disseminated in the western Mediterranean. The three mythological creatures that decorate it—winged lion, siren, and scarab beetle—came from the East as well.
Carved wood Coat of Arms. England 1810 A good quality carved wood, painted and gilded Royal Coat of Arms with the lion and unicorn beneath a gathered draped panel. Ex collection of the late Melvin Belli.
Bookplate of John Sweetland| Description: States, 'John Sweetland' with motto 'Integritate vicimus;' features a quartered shield with a tree and three roses in two sections and two seashells and a stripe with a crescent in the other two sections. The crest features a cubit arm in armor holding flowers. Unsigned. Format: 1 print, col., 11 x 8 cm.
Armes d'alliance Pichelin/? (f°77). -- «Extraict de la généalogie de la famille des Pichelins, faiz vertueulx et chevaleureux d'iceulx», par Jean-Baptiste de Pichelin, sgr de Villemanoche, 1501-1600 [BNF Ms Fr Français 6018]. -- "de sinople au lion passant d'or, couronné et mantelé d'argent".
My Father's Side: The Petty Coat of Arms, Irish Heritage. Motto: Ut Apes Geometriam, which means: As Bees Geometry (This phrase is also part of a line from Victor Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris, "I possess philosophy by instinct, by nature, ut apes geometriam.") The Petty side of my family came to the U.S. in the 1600's.
Byrne Coat of Arms In the Irish language, 'Ó Broin' means "descendant of Bran". The name has been traced back to the ancient Celtic chieftain, Bran mac Máelmórda, King of Leinster, deposed in 1018, (d. 1052), who belonged to the Uí Dúnlainge dynasty. He was descended from Cathair Mór, an earlier king of Leinster, who was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, also monarch of all Ireland around 200 AD. The clan's motto is the Latin phrase Certavi et vici