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". Patientia Durie, General Armory, Design Ideas, Families Crest, Armory Bears, Crest Lion, T Shirts Design, Families Mottos, Castles Martin
The young Prince Edward, known in his family as David (later King Edward VIII/Duke of Windsor) in robes and coronet at his investiture as Prince of Wales in 1911. He was said to have hated the entire ordeal and to have been very embarrassed by it.
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.