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.
Margaret Clifford (née Russell), Countess of Cumberland (7 July, 1560 – 24 May, 1616) was an English noblewoman and maid of honor to Elizabeth I. Lady Margaret was born in Exeter, England to Francis Russell, 2nd Earl of Bedford and Margaret St. John. On 24 June, 1577 she married George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland the son of Henry Clifford, 2nd Earl of Cumberland and Anne Dacre.
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.
Cecilia Nevill (or Cecily Neville), wife of Fitzwilliam Coningsby of Hampton Court, Herefordshire, MP, a royalist. Dau. of Henry Neville, 7th Lord Abergavenny and Lady Mary Sackville. Ancestress of the Viscounts Gormanston. By Robert Peake, c. 1617, Weiss Gallery.
Anne Carew, Lady Apsley, née Anne Bell, Daughter of Sir Peter Carew, Second Wife of Sir Allen Apsley -- 1606 -- British (English) School -- Oil on panel -- Collection: National Trust: Buckland Abbey Yelverton -- Devon, England