Miscellaneous: Registry of Armorial Bearings [Limerick Abstracts] *********************************************** Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Limerick Index Copyright ************************************************ File contributed by: Cathy Joynt Labath firstname.lastname@example.org REGISTRY OF ARMORIAL BEARINGS [LIMERICK ABSTRACTS] APSLEY (Hospital, co. Limerick). Barry of six ar. and gu. a canton erm. Crest - A fleur-de-lis or, betw, two wings erect and conjoined ar. ARTHUR (Glanomera, co. Clare: Settled there for many generations. In 1559, EDWARD ARTHUR was M.P. for Limerick, and THOMAS ARTHUR in 1585.) Gu. a chev. betw. three rests (or clarions) or, quartering the ensigns of the noble house of Ormonde; the present Mr. ARTHUR'S grandmother having been heiress to the BUTLERS of Kilmoyler. Crest- A falcon volant ppr. jessed and belled or. ASHE (Freshford, co. Somerset, Fifefield, Heytesbury and Langley, Burrell, Wiltshire and Ashgrove, co. Limerick, all descended from the ASHES of co. Devon). Ar. two chev. sa, each charged with a trefoil slipped or. Crest - A cocatrice ar. charged on the breast with a trefoil slipped gu. BARRINGTON (City of Limerick, bart.) Ar. three chevronels gu. a label of three points vert a canton of the same charged with a trefoil or. Crest - Out of a crown vallery or, a hermit's bust with a cowl vested paly ar. and gu. Motto - Ung durant ma vie. BENNIS (Clare and Limerick, Ireland) Az. three oat sheaves or. BERESFORD (MASSY-BERESFORD, exemplified to Rev. JOHN MAUNSELL MASSY, of Barna, co. Limerick, and St. Hubert's Linaskea, co. Cavan, Rector of Kinowley, and EMILY SARAH, his wife, elder dau. and senior co-heiress of the late Rev. JOHN ISAAC BERESFORD, on their assuming by royal license the additional surname and arms of BERESFORD). Quarterly, Istand, 4th, ar. crucilly fitchee three fleurs-de-lis within a bordure engr. sa. a canton erminois, for BERESFORD; 2nd and 3rd, ar. on a chev. betw. three lozenges sa. a lion pass. or, a martlet for diff., for MASSY. Crests - 1st: a dragon's head erased az. charged with a crescent or. and pieced through the upper jaw gold, on an escroll above the dragon's head the Motto: Nil nisi cruce for BERESFORD. 2nd: Out of a ducal coronet or, a bull's head gu. armed sa. charged with a martlet gold. for MASSY. Motto - Pro libertate patria. BLAKENEY (Mount Blakeney, co. Limerick). Sa. a chev erm. betw. three leopards' faces or. Crest - Out of clouds ppr. an arm erect vested az. the hand grasping a sword, both also ppr. Supporters - Dexter, a soldier of the 27th foot affronte in full uniform and accoutrements, his right hand brandishing a sword, all ppr; sinister, a leopard guard, ppr. murally crowned gu. and semee of bomb shells fired and resting his dexter hind paw on a bomb shell, also fired ppr. Motto - Auxilium meum ab alto. BOROUGH (Limerick, granted 1813). Or, in base a dolphin naiant in waves of the sea ppr. on a chief az. three mullets ar. Crest - Three plates surmounted by a plume of five ostrich feathers ar. Motto - Suivez moi. BOURKE (Dromsally, co. Limerick, name changed to DE BURGHO, created a bart. of Ireland, 1785). Or, a cross gu, in the first quarter a lion ramp. sa. Crest - A cat-a-mount sejant guard. ppr. collared and chained or. Motto - a cruce salus. BOURKE (Thornfields, co. Limerick; descended from RICHARD BOURKE, Esq., of Drumsally, same co. ancestor of Sir RICHARD DE BURGHO, Bart, of Castle Connell). Or, a cross gu. in the first quarter a lion ramp. sa. Crest - A cat-a-mountain, sejant guard. ppr. collared and chained or. Motto - a cruce salus. BOWNDER (granted by St. George, Ulster, to Col BOWNDER, of Co. Limerick, 1664). Gu, a lion ramp or, guttee de sang on a chief embattled ar. three pellets. Crest - A demi lion ramp. or, guttee de sang holding in dexter paw a sword ppr. pommel and hilt of the first, impaling a mural crown gold. BRADSHAIGH or BRADSHAW (co. Limerick and co. Tipperary). Ar. two bendlets betw. three martlets sa. Crest - On a mount vert a stag at gaze ppr. under a vine vert, furcted gu. Motto - Qui vit content tient assez. BROWNE (Hospital, co. Limerick. The Funeral Entry of Sir THOMAS BROWNE, knt. of Hospitall, who died in 1640, records that he was third son of SIR VALENTINE BROWNE, Knt. of Crofts, co. Lincoln, by THOMASINE, his second wife, sister of SIR NICHOLAS BACON, Lord Keeper of England, temp. Queent Elizabeth. His descendants were the BROWNES of the Hospital, who terminated in an heiress HELEN, dau of THOMAS BROWNE, of Hospital, who m. her kinsman, NICHOLAS, second Viscount Kenmare, the representative of the senior line of the same family). Ar. three martlets in pale sa. betw, two flaunches of the last, each charged with a lion pass. of the field, a martlet for diff. BROWNE (Camus and Clanmorris, co. Limerick, an Anglo-Norman family). Per pale ar. and sa. an eagle displ. with two heads armed and beaked gu. Crest - An armed arm holding a sword ppr. Motto - Fidem servabo genusque. BROWNE (Allowed to Count GEORGE BROWNE, of the Holy Roman Empire, General-in-Chief in Russia, Governor-General of Livonia, Knight of St. Anne, &c., son of GEORGE BROWNE, Esq., of Camus, co. Limerick, by HONORA, dau of EDMOND DE LACY, Esq., of Rathcahill, same co. and grandson of THOMAS BROWNE, Esq., of Camus, who certified his pedigree to Preston, Ulster, 1638). Arms, &c, same as BROWNE Of Camus. BROWNE (Rathbane, co. Limerick, granted 1851 to Rev. PETER WILLIAM BROWNE, of Rathbone, Incumbent of Blackrod, Bolton, Lancsaster). Ar. three lions pass. gu. betw. two bendlets sa. Crest - Rising from a marquis's coronet ppr. an eagle displ. gu. winged and membered or. Motto - Suivez raison. BURGH (Drumkeen, co. Limerick; derived from a common progenitor with the House of CLANRICARDE). Or, a cross gu. Crest - a Cat-a-mountain sejeant ppr. with collar and chain reflexed over the back or. Motto - A cruce salus. BURGH (Old Town, co. Kildare; represented by Rt. Hon. WALTER HUSSEY BURGH, Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, descended from Dromkeen, co. Limerick). As BURGH of Dromkeen, quarterly with HUSSEY. BURY (Little-Island, co. Cork, and Curraghbridge, co. Limerick). Vert a cross corsslet or. Crest - A boar's head couped at the neck or, tusked ar. langued gu. transfixed through the neck by a spear ppr. BUTT (Dublin; confirmed to ISAAC BUTT, Esq., LL. D., M.P. for co. Limerick, only son of the Rev. ROBERT BUTT, of Stranoriar, co. Donegal, and grandson of ISAAC BUTT, of Adare, co. Limerick). Quarterly, 1st and 4th gu. on a chev. engr. betw. three estoiles or, a trefoil vert betw. two lozenges of the field, for BuTT; 2nd, or, three bars az. on a canton gu. a lion's head erased ar., for Cox; 3rd, ar. an eagle displ. and in chief betw. two pellets a cross crosslet fitches sa., for RAMSAY (the cross crosslet beign adopted in commemoration of a descent through the RAMSAYS from a family of O'DONNELL). Crest - a horse's head erased ar. charged on the neck with a trefoil vert, on the head and mane plaited or, a plume of three ostrich feathers of the first. Motto - Possunt quia posse videntur. CHADWICK (confirmed to EDWARD MARION CHADWICK, Esq., of Toronto, Canada, grandson of JOHN CRAVEN CHADWICK, Esq., of Ballinard, co. Limerick). Per pale gu. and sa. within an orle of eight martlets sr. an escutcheon of the third charged with a cross of the first, and in the first quarter thereof a crescent of the second. Crest - A martlet ar. holding its bill a white lily slipped and leaved ppr., borne fessways, the flower to the sinister. Mottoes - Toujours pret; and (over the crest) in candore docus. CHATTERTON (SMITH-CHATTERTON. Exemplified 1874 to WILLIAM PETERS SMITH, Esq., of Belmont, Raheny, co. Dublin; and MARIA FRANCES, his wife, only surviving dau. of Rev. RICHARD DICKSON of Vermont, co. Limerick, Rector of Kilkeedy, same co., by ANNA, his wife, eldest dau. of Sir JAMES CHATTERTON, Bart. of Castle Mahon, co. Cork, on their assuming by royal license the additional surname and arms of CHATTERTON). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, CHATTERTON; or, a lion's head erased az. betw. three mullets gu. in the centre cheif point a cross crosslet of the last; 2nd and 3rd, SMITH: ar. on a bend betw. two unicorn's heads erased az. armed, crined, and tufted, or, a crescent betw. two lozenges of the last. Crests - 1st, CHATTERTON: an antelope's head erased ppr. attired or, pierced through the back of the neck with an arrow also ppr., gorged with a ducal coronet gold, and charged on the neck with a cross crosslet gu.; 2nd, SMITH: Out of a crown vallery or, a unicorn's head az. armed, crined, and tufted of the first and charged with a crescent of the same. Motto - Loyal a mort. COMPTON (confirmed to HENRY COMPTON, Esq., of Court, co. Limerick, commander R.N., son of FRANCIS COMPTON, Esq., of Friarstown, same co. and of Willsgove, co. Roscommon, by MARY, his wife, dau. and eventual heir of HENRY WIDENHAM, Esq., of Court). Quarterly 1st and 4th, COMPTON, sa., an esquire's helmet ppr. betw. three lions pass. guard, two and one or; 2nd and 3rd, WIDENHAM, ar. two bendlets gu. on a chief az. a lion pass. of the first crowned or. Crests - 1st COMPTON: A lion pass ppr. charged on the shoulder with a rose ar; 2nd WIDENHAM, A lion's head erased ppr. Motto - Clementia in potentia; and over the Crests - Be firm. CONSTANTINE or CONSIDEN (allowed by Carney, Ulster, to Captain MATTHEW CONSTANTINE or CONSIDEN, claiming descent from a brother of Donel Moore O'Brien, King of Limerick and Cashel) Per pale sa. and gu. three lions pass. guard. in pale per pale or and ar. armed az. Crest - A Saracen's head ppr. on a head a steel cap the pasett or, the ear pieces tied under the chin with a ribband gu. COOPER (exemplified 1844 to JAMES COOPER TUTHILL, Esq., of Merrion Square, Dublin, on his assuming by royal license the name and arms of COOPER only, in compliance with the will of his relative, HONORA, relict of JAMES COOPER, of Cooper Hill, co. Limerick). Sa, a fess wavy erm. betw. three lions ramp. or. Crest - A demi lion ramp. or. Motto - Noli irritare leonem. COOTE (Mount Coote, co. Limerick, descended from Col. CHIDLEY COOTE, second son of the first bart. and brother of CHARLES, first Earl of Mountrath). Ar. a chev. sa. betw. three coots ppr. Crest - A coot ppr. Supporters - Two wolves sa. ducally gorged ar. Motto - Vincit veritas. COX (confirmed to WILLIAM COX, Esq., of Ballynoe, co. Limerick). Ar. three bars gu. on a canton az. a lion's head erased or. Crest - An antelope's head erased sa., crined or, pierced through the neck with a broken spear ppr. Motto - Fortiter et fideliter. CROKER (Ballynagarde, co. Limerick, descended from CROKER, Esq., of Trevaillas, co. Cornwall, who acquired an estate in Ireland in 1600; he was second son of the eighth JOHN CROKER, Esq., of Lineham). Ar. a chev. engr. gu. betw. three ravens ppr. Some of the name, settled in Cornwall, called the birds, "Cornish choughs," but this is either an error or a difference. CROKER of Lineham, always bore "three ravens," and, having obtained Lineham by marriage with the heiress of CHURCHILL, quartered sa. a lion ramp. ar. for that name. The Visit. of Devon, 1620, gives the additional quarterings of MICHAEL and DAWNEY to JOHN CROKER, then of Lineham, viz.,sa., a chev. betw. three escallops ar.; and, ar. on a chev. cottised az. three cinquefoils or. The general crest of the family of CROKER is a raven ppr. Edward IV granted to Sir JOHN CORKER, who accompanied him as a cup and standard bearer in his expedition to France, in 1475, for Crest - "A drinking cup or, with three fleurs of the same issuing therefrom and charged with a rose gu." Mottoes - Deus alit eos, and Je tiendray mia puisance par ma fui. DE BURGO (Castle Connell, co. Limerick, bart.) Erminois a cross gu. in the first quarter a lion ramp. sa. Crest - A cat-a-mountain sejant guard. ppr. collared and chained or. Motto - Ung roy, ung foy, ung loy. DELMEGE (granted to JULIUS DELMEGE, Esq., of Rathkeale, co. Limerick, and JOHN CHRISTOPHER DELMEGE, Esq., of Castle Park, co. Limerick). Per chev. ar. and az. in chief two fleur de lis gu. emerging from as many crescents of the second and in base a fleur-de-lis of the first emerging from a crescent or. ,in the centre cheif point a spear's head ppr. guttee de sang. Crest - A boar's head erect and erased per pale gu. and sa. langued az. armed or. Motto - Inveniam aut faciem. DE VERE (Curragh Chase, co. Limerick, bart.). Quarterly, gu. and or, in the dexter chief quarter a mullet ar. Crests - 1st: A boar pass. az. bristled and dented or, on a cap of maintenance turned up erm; 2nd: The castle Limerick, ppr. Motto - Vero nihil verius. DICKSON (confirmed to SAMUEL AUCHMUTY DICKSON, Esq., of Clonleharde, co. Limerick, and Beenham House, Berks, and to the descendants of his grandfather, SAMUEL DICKSON, Esq. of Ballynaguile, co. Limerick.). Az. a crescent betw. three mullets, ar. on a chief or, as many pallets gu. Crest - Out of battlements a naked arm embowed holding a sword all ppr. Motto - Fortes fortuna juvat. DREW (Drew's Court, co. Limerick; descended from co Devon). Erm. a lion pass. gu. Crest - A bull's head erased sa. in the mouth three ears of wheat or. Motto - Drogo nomen et virtus arma dedit. DUNGAN (Earl of Limerick, created 1685, extinct 1715). Az. six plates, three, two, and one, on a chief or, a demi lion ramp. gu. Crest - A lion pass. or, supporting with the dexter foot a close helmet ar. garnished gold. Supporters - Two lions ramp ar. guttee de sang, each charged on the shoulder with a pellet. EATON (Dunmoylin, co. Limerick, bart. extinct. Fun. Ent. of SIMON, only son of Sir SIMON EATON, Bart., d. 19 Nov., 1684, buried next day in St. Patrick's Cathedral). Or, a fret vert. ELLIS (Wardhouse, co. Leitrim, Abbeyfeale, co. Limerick, Dublin and Cranbourne, near Windsor, all descended from ROBERT ELLIS, who, temp. Elizabeth, went over to Ireland; descended from ELLIS, of Stoneacre). Or, on a cross sa. five crescents ar. Crest - A woman naked, her hair dishevelled or (borne temp. Edward III, as depicted on a helmet on a stained glass window in the chapel house of Mr. VASOUR, at Hazelwood. Visit. York, 1585, Har. MSS., 1394) EVANS (Ash Hill Towers, co. Limerick, and Miltown Castle, co. Cork; descended from THOMAS EVANS, brother of GEORGE, first Lord Carbery). Ar. three boars' heads coupled sa. Crest - A demi lion ramp. reguard. or, holding betw. the paws of a boar's head, as in the arms. Motto - Libertas. EVANS (Knockaderry, co. Limerick; confirmed to THOMAS D'ARCY EVANS, Esq. of Knockaderry). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. three boars' heads couped sa. langued gu. for EVANS; 2nd and 3rd. ar. three cinquefoils gu. for D'ARCY; Crests - 1st, EVANS; A demi lion ramp. reguard. or, holding betw. the paws a boar's head, as in the arms; 2nd, D'ARCY: a tilting spear broken in three pieces, the head in pale, the others in saltire ppr. banded gu. Motto - Libertas. FITZGERALD (MAGRATH-FITZGERALD; exemplified 1810, to JOHN FITZGERALD MAGRATH, Esq. of Ballfield, co. Limerick, on his taking, by royal license, the additonal surname of FITZGERALD, in compliance with the will of his uncle, WILLIAM FITZGERALD, Esq., of Bellfield). Erm, a saltire gu. charged with mullet for diff. or. Crest - A boar pass. gu. charged with mullet or. Motto - Skanet a boo. FITZ-GIBBON (granted 26 Dec 1873, to the Hon. GERALD NORMANBY DILLON, who, with his wife, Lady LOUISA ISABELLA GEORGIANA FITZ-GIBBON, of Mount Shannon, co. Limerick, dau. of co-heiress of RICHARD HOBART FITZ-GIBBON, the third and last Earl of Clare, assumed by royal license, the surname of FITZ-GIBBON, in lieu of DILLON). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. on a saltire gu. a mullet or, on a chief of the third three appulets of the second for FITZ-GIBBON; 2nd and 3rd, ar. a lion pass. betw. three crescents gu. for DILLON; an escutcheon of pretence, erm. a saltire gu. on a chief or, three annulets of the second, for FITZ-GIBBON. Crests - 1st: a boar pass. gu. bristled and armed or, charged with a bezant betw. two annulets of the second, for FITZ-GIBBON; 2nd: A demi lion ramp. gu. holding betw. the paws an estoile ar. for DILLON. Motto - Nil admirari. (His issue to bear the 1st and 4th quarterings of FITZ-GIBBON with out the mullet, and the first crest charged with three annulets). FITZ-HARRIS (Kilfinin, co. Limerick, bart. Sir EDWARD FITZ-HARRIS, Knt., a younger son of MATHEW FITZ-HENRY, Esq., of Kilkevan, co. Wexford, obatined a grant of Kilfynan from James I., and was created a bart., 4 Nov. 1622). Gu, a chief or, a crescent for diff. quartering, ar. on a satire betw. twenty escallops gu, five escallops of the first. FOSBERY (Clorane and Curragh Bridge, co. Limerick). Az. a saltire betw. four cinquefoils ar. Crest - A pheon supported by two bears' paws erased all ppr. Motto - Non nobis solum. FRANKLIN (granted 1841 to Sir RICHARD FRANKLIN, Mayor of Limerick). Ar. a dolphin naiant in the sea ppr. on a chief gu. a trefoil slipped ar. betw. two saltires coupled or. Crest - An anchor, the fluke upward in pale, entwined with a dolphin all ppr. Motto - Anchora labentibus undis. FRANKS (Ballyscaddane, co. Limerick; confirmed to JOHN FRANKS, Esq., J.P., D.L., eldest son of Sir JOHN FRANKS, Knt. Judge of the Supreme Court, Bengal). Vert on a saltire or, a griffin's head erased gu. in the centre point a mullet of the second. Crest - Out of a mural crown or, a griffin's head gu. betw. two wings erminois, each charged with a mullet sa. Motto - Sic vos non vobis. FREND (Boskell, co. Limerick) Gu. a chev. betw. three bucks' heads cabossed erm. Crest - A buck's head as in the arms. Motto - Audo et prevalibis. GOOLD (Dromadda and Rosbrien, co. Limerick; confirmed to Ven. FREDERIC FALKINER-GOOLD, Archdeacon of Raphoe and Rector of Raymochy, co. Donegal; descended from a branch of the family of GOOLD, Bart., of Old Court, co. Cork). Az. on a fess or, betw. five goldfinches, three in chief and two in base ppr. three mullets of the field, in the centre chief point a crescent of the second for diff. Crest - A demi lion ramp. or. charged on the shoulder with a crescent gu. Motto - Deus mihi providebit. GOULD (Upwey, co. Dorset; exemplified to HAMILTON LLEWELLYN JACKSON, eldest surviving son of THOMAS JACKSON, Esq., of Fanningstown, co. Limerick, and grandson of THOMAS JACKSON, Esq., of same place, by BARBARA GOULD, his wife, dau. of WILLIAM READ, Esq., of Bradford, co. Wilts, and BARBARA, hsi wife, sister and heiress of JAMES GOULD, Esq., of Upwey, upon his assuming, by royal license, 1871, the name of GOULD in place of JACKSON). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, per saltire az. and or, a lion ramp, counterchanged, for GOULD; 2nd and 3rd, ar., a greyhound courant ermines betw. three eagle's heads erased sa. for JACKSON. Crest - An arm embowed vested vert, holding in the nand a flagstaff ppr. therefrom flowing a banner or, charged with three barrulets wavy az. on a canton ar. a cross gu. Motto - Revirescat. GOUGH (Granted 1816, to GEORGE GOUGH, Esq., of Woodstown, co. Limerick; descended from Right Rev. FRANCIS GOUGH, Bishop of Limerick). Az. on a fess ar. betw. three boars' heads coupled or, a lion pass. gu. Crest - A boar's head coupled at the neck or, tusked ar. Motto - Gradu diverso via una. HALY (Ballyhally, co. Cork, formerly of co. Limerick; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1775). Vert three bars wavy ar. in chief a mullet pierced or. Crest - A mermaid with comb and mirror all ppr. Motto - Sapiens dominabitur astris. HARKNESS (Cragbeg and Garryfine, co. Limerick). Gyronny of eight or and erm. each piece charged with a crescent alternate gu. and az. or all a lion, ramp, sa. Crest - A dove close per pale or and vert, holding in the bill an olive branch also vert, fructed gold. Motto - Hope in God. HARROLD (Limerick; Reg. Ulster's Office). Gu. a pall fiory ar. betw. three plates, one and two, each charged with an estoile of eight points of the field. Crest. - A demi angel ppr vested gu. crined and winged or. HERBERT (Troy, in Wales, and Rathkeale, co. Limerick) Per pale az. and gu. three lions ramp. ar. a border gobony or and of the second, in every alternate compartment of the bordure two bezants. Crest - Same as that of teh Earl of Pembroke and Mongtomery. HILL (Graig, Doneraile, co. Cork; settled there for upwards of two centuries, having been previously of Kilmallock, co. Limerick; granted 1560). Az. a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis, or a canton of the last. Crest - A lion ramp. ar. pierced through the breast by a broken spear in bend ppr. the head guttee de sang. Motto - Ne tenta, vel perfice. HUNT (Curragh, co. Limerick, bart., now DE VERE; confirmed by Fortescue, Ulster, 1797, with an augmentation of the Castle of Limerick, as a memorial, Sir VERE HUNT, the first bart., having raised the 135th or Limerick Regiment of Infantry). Az. on a bend betw. two water bougets or, three leopards' faces gu. and for augmentation, on a chief of the third a castle or port betw. two towers ar. masoned sa. with the Union Jack of England displ from a flagstaff erect ppr. and in a canton of the field of an Irish harp of the second, stringed of the fourth. Crest - A castle as in the arms. JACKSON (Fanningstown, co. Limerick). Ar., a greyhound courant ermines betw. three eagle's heads erased sa. Crest - A demi horse ramp ar. guttee de sang, maned and hoofed sa. JOYNT (granted to WILLIAM LANE JOYNT, Esq., of Grange Abbey, Baldoyle, co. Dublin, Queen's Clerk for co. Limerick, an Alderman and afterwards Lord Mayor of Dublin, only son of WILLIAM JOYNT, of Limerick, merchant.) az. an eagle's head erased betw. three saltires couped ar. Crest - Issuant out of a chaplet of oak leaves vert, two eagles' heads conjoined, the dexter gu. the sinister az. Motto - Nec dengenero. KEATING (Baybush, co. Limerick; allowed by Bryan, Deputy Ulster, 1767, to VALENTINE KEATING, Esq., of that place, descended from KEATING of Kilcoan). Ar. a saltire gu. betw. four nettle leaves vert. Crest - a boar statant gu. armed and hoofed or, holding in the mouth a nettle leaf vert. Motto - Fidelissimus semper. LACY (Ballingarry, co. Limerick; a branch of the great Anglo-Norman family of DE LACY). Or, a lion ramp, purp. armed and langued gu. Crest - An eagle rising or. Motto - Meritus augentur honores. LACY ( Bruff and Rathcahill, co. Limerick; another branch of the Anglo-Norman family of DE LACY; to this branch belonged the Russian General MAURICE DE LACY, of Grodno, and also EDMOND LACY, of Milltown, from whom descended, in the female line, the late British General Sir DE LACY EVANS, G.C.B.). Arms, &c. same as LACY, of Ballingarry. LENIHAN (Limerick; granted to MAURICE LENIHAN, Esq., J.P. of that city, son of JAMES LENIHAN, Esq., of Waterford and their descendants). Ar, on a mount vert a buck trippant gu. attired or, in the mouth a trefoil slipped of the second, a chief az. charged with a castle having on each tower an obtuse spire surmounted by a weathercock and on an arch over the curtain wall a cross fiory all of the field. Crest - A buck trippant gu. attired or, holding in the mouth a trefoil slipped vert. and resting the forefoot on an escutcheon of the BURKE arms, viz. or, a cross gu. in the 1st quarter a lion ramp. sa. and in the 2nd a hand of the last. Motto - Patriae infelici fidelis. LOW (confirmed by Fortescue, Ulster, to SIMON LOW, Esq., of Galbally, co. Limerick) Ar. on a bend vert three wolves' heads erased or, each charged with an annulet gu. Crest - A wolf's head, as in the arms. Motto - Facta non verba. MAC MAHON (CORNELIUS MACMAHON, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, descended from MACMAHON, of Clonderlaw, through MACMAHON, of Coagy, co. Clare, Tuagh, and Ballykielty, co. Limerck; allowed by Bryan, Deputy Ulster, 1770) Ar. three lions pass. reguard. in pale gu. armed and langued az. Crest - a dexter arm in armour embowed ppr. garnished or, holding in the hand a sword both ppr. pommel and hilt gold. Motto - Sic nos sic sacra tuemur. McMURRAY (confirmed to ROBERT McMURRAY, Esq., of Roxborough House, Limerick, and Patrickswell, co. Limerick) Ar. a lion ramp. az. on a chief of the second three mullets pierced of the field. Crest - A demi lion ramp. guard. gu. holding a Lochaber axe, and charged on the shoulder with a rose ar. Motto- Virtute fideque. MAC MAHON (MARIE EDME PATRICE MAURICE MAC MAHON, Duke of Magenta, Marshal of France, President to the French Republic; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1750, to the Marshal's ancestor, JOHN BAPTIST MAC MAHON, Count of Equilly, son of PATRICK MAC MAHON, Esq., of Torrodile, co. Limerick, descended from DONOGH MAC MAHON, Lord of Finish and Reynana, son of TURLOGH MAC MAHON, Lord of Clonderlaw, and chief of his Sept., 1472. The head of the MAC MAHONS, of France, is the Marquis de Mac MAHON, of Sully, near Autun.) Same Arms, Crest, and Motto as Clonderlaw. MASSY (BOLTON-MASSY; exemplified to JOHN MASSY BOLTON, of Brazil, co. Dublin, and of Ballywire, co. Tipperary, on his assuming, by royal license, 1842, the additional surname and arms of MASSY, in memory of his grand-uncle, Hon. JOHN MASSY, of Massy Park, co. Limerick). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. on a chev. betw. three fusils sa. a lion's pass. or, a mullet for diff. for MASSY; 2nd, az. on a bend engr. or, three martlets gu., a crescent for diff., for DAWSON; 3rd, or, on a chev. gu. three lions couchant of the firstm, a crescent for diff., for BOLTON. Crests - 1st: Out of a ducal coronet or, a bull's head gu. armed sa., for MASSY; 2nd: A falcon belled ppr. jessed az. for BOLTON. Motto - Pro libertate patriae. MAUNSELL (Plassy and Bank Hall, co. Limerick; a younger branch of MANSEL, of Margam). Ar., a chev. betw. three maunches sa. Crest - A cap of maintenance inflamed at the top ppr. MAUNSELL (Ballywilliam, co. Limerick; descended from RICHARD MAUNSELL, Esq., of Ballywilliam, younger brother of THOMAS MAUNSELL, LL. D., M.P., ancestor of the MAUNSELLS of Plassy; the present representative is GEORGE MEARES MAUNSELL, Esq., of Ballywilliam, co. Limerick, High Sheriff, 1835) Same Arms. Crest - A hawk rising ppr. Motto - Honorantes me honorabo. MORGAN (DEANE-MORGAN; exemplified to Hon. ROBERT FITZMAURICE TILSON DEANE, of Sprinfield Castle, co. Limerick, and ELIZABETH GERALDINE GROGAN-MORGAN, his wife, dau. of HAMILTON KNOX GROGAN-MORGAN, Esq., of Johnstown Castle, co. Wexford, on their assuming, by royal license, 1854, the additional surname and arms of MORGAN). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, a griffin sergeant sa. on a mullet az. for diff. for MORGAN; 2nd and 3rd, ar. two bars gu. for DEANE. Crests - 1st, MORGAN: A reindeer's head cabossed or, charged with a mullet az. for diff; 2nd, DEANE: out of a ducal coronet or, a demi sea-otter ppr. In a scroll above the crests the motto, Honor et virtus. Motto - Under the arms: Forti et fideli nihil difficile. MORROGH (co. Limerick; Reg. Ulster's Office). Vert three escallops or. Crest - A hand couped at the wrist and erect, holding a sword in pale all ppr. NAISH (Ballycullen, co. Limerick). Az. three doves ar. membered or, each holding in the beak an olive branch ppr. Crest - A greyhound sejeant ppr. collared ar. Motto - Omnia vincit veritas. O'BRIEN (Carrigogoinell, co. Limerick, Curryglass and Mogeely, co. Cork, and France; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1758, to Col JAMES DANIEL O'BRIEN, of the French service, sixth in descent from TORLOGH O'BRIEN, of Curryglass and Mogeely, who was fifth in descent from CONOR O'BRIEN, of Carrigogoinell, second son of MAHON o'BRIEN, King of Thomond, ancestor of Lord Inchiquin). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. three lions pass. guard. in pale per pale or and ar., for O'BRIEN; 2nd, ar. three piles meeting in point issuing from the chief gu.; 3rd, or, a pheon az. Crest - A dexter arm embowed, vested gu. holding in the hand a sword ppr. pomel and hilt or. Motto - Lamh laidir an nachtar. O'CARROLL (Lord of Ely, or the territory of Elle, extending over part of the King's co. and co. Tipperary; descended from EILE, seventh in descent from CIAN, son of OLIOL OLLUM, King of Munster; Sir WILLIAM O'CARROLL, Chief of his name, was knighted at Limerick, 30 March 1567, by Sir Henry Sydney, Lord Deputy of Ireland). Sa. two lions ramp. combatant or, armed and langued gu. supporting a sword, point upwards ppr. pommel and hilt gold. O'COLLINS (the Sept of O'COILEN, of the same race as O'Donovan; they inhabited the district of Hy Connaill, co. Limerick, but were driven out of their country by the Geraldines). Ar. two lions ramp. combatant ppr. Crest - A pelican vulning herself, wings elevated all ppr. O'CONNELL (Castle Connell, co. Limerick; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1755, to JAMES O'CONNELL, son of MICHAEL O'CONNELL, of London and grandson of HUGH O'CONNELL, of London, and grandson of HUGH O'CONNELL, Captain of Horse to James II.) Per fess ar. and vert a stag trippant ppr. betw. three trefoils slipped counterchanged. Crest - A stag's head erased ppr. Motto - Victor in arduis. O'CROULEY (City of Limerick, and Cadiz, in Spain; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1771, to PETER ALPHONSO O'CROULEY, of the latter place, son of JEREMIAH O'CROULEY, of Limerick, who emigrated to Cadiz; descended from CORMICK O'CROULEY, of Carbery, co. Cork). Ar. a boar pass az. betw. three crosses gu. Crest - A naked arm erect coupled below the elbow gu. holding a spear in hand, point upwards, ppr. Motto - Spero in Deo. O'DEMPSEY (Viscount Glenmalier, dormant since 1714; Sir TERENCE O'DEMPSEY, The O'Dempsey, was knighed by Robert, Earl of Essex, at Kiltenan, or Kiltannan, co. Limerick, 22 May, 1599, and was created a viscount 1631; the third viscount d.s.p.; since his death the title has been unclaimed). Gu. a lion ramp. ar. armed and langued az. betw. two swords, points upwards of the second, pommels and hilts or, one in bend dexter, the other in bend sinister. Crest - A demi lion ramp. gu. langued az. supporting in the dexter paw a sword ar. pommel and hilt or. Supporters - Two knights in complete armour chained together by the left and right leg all ppr. Motto - Elatum a Deo non deprimat. O'DONOVAN (The O'Donovan; HENRY WINTHROP O'DONOVAN, of Lissard, co. Cork, Chief of Clan Cathal, a Sept who in ancient times ruled over Hy Fidhgeinte, a territory extending along the banks of the River Maigue, co. Limerick, on which stood the Castle of Crom. Driven from their territory by the Fitzgeralds and De Burghos after the invasion of 1172, they settled in the Barony of Carbery, co. Cork, where the estates of the present chieftain are situate. CATHAL, Chief of Hy Fidhgeinte, was slain by Callaghan Cashel, King of Munster, A.D. 964, and was s. by his son, DONOVAN, who ruled as chief 977, from him the Sept took their tribe name; seventh in descent from DONOVAN was CROM O'DONOVAN, The O'Donovan, slain 1254, leaving three sons:- I. CATHAL O'DONOVAN, O'Donovan, ancestor of the subsequent chieftains; II. ANESLIS O'DONOVAN, ancestor of O'Donovan, Mac Aneslis; III. LOUGHLIN O'DONOVAN, ancestor of The O'Donovan, of Clan Loughlin; from these three sons descend the whole family of O'DONOVAN and DONOVAN. DONEL O'DONOVAN, The O'Donovan, s. his father 1584, and had seven sons: I. DONEL, ancestor of the succeeding chieftains, whose male line became extinct 1829, on the death of RICHARD O'DONOVAN, The O'Donovan, General in the Army; II. TEIGE, ancestor of the present chieftain; III. MOROGH, ancestor of O'DONOVAN, of Cooldurragh; V. DESMOT; VI. RICHARD, ancestor of O'DONOVAN, of O'Donovan Street, Cork; VII. KEADAGH, ancestor of O'DONOVAN, Clan Keady, from whom descent the branches of Lisheens and Ardahill). Ar. issuing from the sinister side of the shield a cubit dexter arm vested gu. cuffed of the first, the hand grasping a skein or old Irish sword in pale, the blade entwined with a serpent all ppr. Crest - On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. a falcon alighting ar. tips of wings and tail sa. Motto - Vir super hostem, a translation of the ancient slogan or call to war, of the Sept, viz., Giolia ar a namhuid a-bu. O'GRADY (The O'Grady, Kilballyowen, co. Limerick, formerly Chiefs of Cinel-Dunghaile, a district comprising the present parishes of Tomgraney, co. Clare, and Iniscaltra and Clonrush, co. Galway; the Four Masters record, under A.D. 1184, that CENFAOLADH O'GRADA, of Tunim Grene, died; DONALD O'GRADY, The O'Grady, fell in battle A.D. 1309, leaving a son, HUGH O'GRADY, The O'Grady, who obtained the lands of Kilballyowen that year in marriage with the dau. and heiress of O'KERWICK, Chief of Aniah Cliah, which has continued the residence of the chieftain ever since; THOMAS DE COURCY O'GRADY, The O'Grady s. his father as Chieftain 1873). Per pale gu. and sa. three lions pass. per pal ar. and or. Crest - A horse's head erased ar. Motto - Vulneratus non victus. O'HEFFERNAN (A sept of the same race as MACCOCHLAN located in cos. Limerick and Tipperary, deriving their name from IFRARMAN, one of the ancestors of the Sept). Per fess vert and gu. on a fess or, a lion pass. guard. az. in chief three crescents of the third. O'KINEALY (the Sept of O'CINNFHAELADH, who inhabited the territory of Eoghanacht-Gabhra, or Hy Conaill Gabhra, now the Barony of Conello, co. Limerick). Gu. a stag statant ar. Crest - An arm in armour embowed, holding a sword fessways the blad flammant all ppr. OLIVER (Castle Oliver, co. Limerick; granted by Betham, Ulster, to RICHARD OLIVER, Esq., of that place ,and the other descendants of his ancestor, ROBERT OLIVER, Esq., of Clonodfoy, same co.) Or, a chev. sa. betw. two pellets in chief, and in base a salmon naiant gu. Crest - A cubit arm erect vested gu. cuffed ar. the hand grasping an olive branch ppr. OLIVER (Cloughanadfoy, co. Limerick). Or, a chev. sa. betw. two pellets in chief and a mullet in base gu. Crest - A cubit arm vested gu. cuffed ar. hand ppr. holding a branch of olive also ppr. O'RIORDAN (Derrroe, co. Cork, and Nantes, in the Kingdom of France; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1751, to STEPHEN O'RIORDAN, of the latter place, son of ROBERT O'RIORDAN, by ANASTACIA CREAGH, his wife, dau. of STEPHEN CREAGH, Esq., of Limerick, and descended from RIORDAN, of Derryroe). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. out of clouds in the sinister side a dexter arm fessways ppr. holding a dagger in pale ar. pommel and hilt or; 2nd and 3rd, ar. a lion ramp. gu. against a tree in the dexter couped pr. Crest - A fleur-de-lis gu. Motto - Pro Deo et patria. PARKER (Castle Lough, co Tipperary; confirmed to ANTHONY PARKER, Esq. of Castle Lough, High Sheriff co. Tipperary, 1876, eldest son of Rev. STANDISH GRADY PARKER, of Castle Lough and to the descendants of his grandfather, ANTHONY PARKER, Esq., of Castle Lough, High Sheriff co. Limerick 1761 and of co. Tipperary, 1768). Sa. a stag's head cabossed betw. two flaunches ar. in the centre chief point a mullet or. Crest - A stag salient ppr. charged on the shoulder with a mullet as in the arms. Motto - Fiedli certa merces. PEPPARD (Cappagh House, co. Limerick). Az. two bars or, the upper charged with three fleur-de-lis, the under with as many martlets gu. on a canton of the third cinquefoil ar. Crest - In front of three ostrich feathers ar. and az. a greyhound courant ppr. Motto - Virtute et valore. PRENDERGAST (Gort, co. Galway, bart., extinct 1760; ELIZABETH, sister of Sir THOMAS PRENDERGAST, second and last bart., m. CHARLES SMYTH, Esq., M.P., Limerick, and her son, JOHN SMYTH, assumed, 1760, the surname of PRENDERGAST, and was created Viscount Gort 1816, with special remainder to CHARLES VEREKER, eldest son of his sister JULIANA, who m. THOMAS VEREKER, Esq., of Roxborough, co. Limerick). Gu. a saltire vaire or and az. Crest - An heraldic antelope trippant ppr. attired and unguled or. Motto - Vincit veritas. PURCELL (Croagh, co. Limerick; Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office, 1638, PIERCE PURCELL, of that place, descended from a second brother of PURCELL, of Loughmoe). Ar. a boar pass. gu. tusked, hoofed, and bristled or, langued az. on a chief of the last three plats, a crescent for diff. PURCELL (Crumlin, co. Dublin; a branch of PURCELL, of Croagh, co. Limerick, lineally descended from EDMUND PURCELL, Sheriff of Dublin in 1598, d. 1612, whose grandson, EDMUND PURCELL, brother of General PATRICK PURCELL was put to death by Ireton; arms allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1715. Ar. a boar pass. gu. armed and bristled or, on a chief az. three plates. Crest - A hand couped above the wrist erect, holding a sword ppr. pommelled and hilted or, pierced through the jaw of a boar's head couped sa. vulned and distilling drops of blood, the sleeve az. turned up ar. QUIN (Granted by Carney, Ulster, 1688, to THADY QUIN, Esq., of Adare, J.P. co. Limerick, descended from an ancient and honourable family of that surname). Vert a pegasus erm. a chief or. Crest - A wolf's head erased erm. Motto - Quae sursum volo videre. ROCHE (Fermoy, co. Cork, bart., extinct 1801; DOMINICK ROCHE, son of JORDAN OGE ROCHE, Mayor of Limerick, 1639, was created by James II, after his abdication, Baron Tarbert and Vicount Cahervahalla, honours, however, unacknowledged; his grandson, Sir BOYLE ROCHE, an officer in the army, and M.P. in the Irish Parliament, was created a bart. of Ireland, 1782, m. MARY, dau of Sir THOMAS FRANKLAND, fifth bart. of Thirkelby, and d.s.p.). Gu. three roaches naiant in pale ar. ROCHE (Carass, co. Limerick, bart.) Gu. three roaches naiant ar. a border engr. of the last. Crest - A rock, thereon a stork close charged on the breast with a torteau, and holding in his dexter claw a roach all ppr. Motto - Dieu est ma roche. ROCHE (Kilfinnan, co. Limerick; JOHN ROCHE, Esq., of that place, had an only dau. and heir, GILES, m. Sir EDWARD FITZ-HARRIS, Knt. of Kilfinnan, who d. 1640; Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office). Gu. a roach naiant in fess ar. ROCHE (St. Malo, in France; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1721, to LOUIS ROCHE, of St. Malo, great-grandson of RICHARD ROCHE, of the city of Limerick). Same Arms, Crest, and Motto, as Viscount Fermoy. ROCHFORT (Limerick; Reg. Ulster's Office, 1638, to DAVID ROCHFORT, of that place). Az. a lion ramp. ar. Crest - A robin redbreast ppr. Motto - Stat fortis in fide. RONAN (Farenegelagh, co. Limerick; assigned and confirmed by Carney, Ulster, 1684, to JOHN RONAN, Esq., of that place). Erm. a tun fessways betw. three escallops gu. Crest - A blackbird ppr. Motto - Ipse fecit nos. ROSE (Foxhall, co. Tipperary; confirmed by Betham, Ulster, to WELLINGTON ANDERSON ROSE, Esq., of Foxhall, son of RICHARD ANDERSON ROSE, Esq., of Foxhall, grandson of THOMAS MAUNSELL ROSE, Esq., of Aghabeg and Rathkeal, great-grandson of RICHARD ROSE, Esq., of Limerick, by MARY, his wife, dau of JOHN ANDERSON, Esq., of Foxhall, great-great-grandson of GEORGE ROSE, Esq., of Limerick, by SUSANNA, his second wife, dau and co-heir of RICHARD STEPHENS, Esq., of Newcastle, co. Limerick, and Barnstaple, co. Devon, and to the descendants of their ancestor, THOMAS ROSE, of Morgans, co. Limerick). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, per pale ar. and or. a chev. gu betw. three water bougets sa., for ROSE; 2nd, per chev. ar. and gu. in chief two eaglets displ. az. for STEPHENS; 3rd, ar. a saltire betw. two mullets in chief and in base gu. and two boars' heads erased in fess sa. for ANDERSON. Crests - 1st: a demi lion ramp ar. holding in the dexter paw a rose gu. slipped vert.; 2nd, An eagle, wings elevated sa. preying on a lion's gamb erased pr. 3rd, An oak tree ppr. Motto - Non sine sente rosa. ROYSE (Nantinan, co. Limerick); confirmed, 1812, to THOMAS HENRY ROYSE, Esq., of Nantinan, a branch of a family long seated in Kent). Per saltire or and ar. a griffin segreant az. in chief a rose gu. betw. two trefoils ppr. a border vert. Crest - A demi lion ramp. barry ar. and gu. SEWARD (Lee Cottage and Douglas, co. Cork, and Newcastle, co. Limerick; confirmed by Betham, Ulster, to HENRY OSBURNE SEWARD, Esq., of those places, whose father intermarried with the family of OSBOURNE, of cos. Ayrand Mid Lothian, N.B.). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, erm. on a fess az. betw. two chev. gu. three leopards' faces or, for SEWARD; 2nd, erm, a bend az. surmounted by a fess or, for OSBURNE; 3rd per pale indented ar. and sa. a saltire counterchanged, for SCOTT. Crests - 1st: Out of a ducal coronet or, the hind leg of a horse couped at the thigh az. shod gold; 2nd; a dexter hand fessways grasping a sword in pale ppr. enfiled with an imperial crown or; 3rd; a dexter cubit arm in pale, vested gu. cuffed erm. rising from park pales or, the hand ppr. holding a truncheon ar. Motto - Olim facimus. SEYMOUR (High Mount, co. Limerick, bart.). Az. a pair of wings conjoined in pale, surmounted of a naval crown or, on a canton or, an anchor sa. Crest - On a naval crown or two brands in saltire inflamed at the ends ppr. thereon an eagle rising also ppr. looking at a sun gold. Motto - Foy pour devoir. SMYTH (THOMAS SMYTH, b. at Dundrum, co. Down, 1654, Bishop of Limerick 1695-1725, and his son, ARTHUR SMYTH, Archbishop of Dublin 1766. The Bishop of Limerick's grandson, JOHN PRENDERGAST SMYTH, was created Baron Kiltarton and Viscount Gort). Gu. a lion ramp. ar. on a chief of the second a mullet az. betw. two torteaux. There is a supposition that THOMAS SMYTH, Bishop of Limerick, was descended from the Celtic O'GOWANS; if this be true the arms assigned to him by the heralds are erroneous. The coat should be that of SMITH, alias O'GOWAN. TAIT (South Hill, co. Limerick; granted to Sir PETER TAIT, D.L., Knt. of South Hill, Mayor of Limerick, 1866-8. Ar. a saltire engr. gu. on a chief of the second a castle, on each tower an obtuse spire with a weathercock, and on an arch over the curtain a cross fiery, all of the first. Crest - Out of a civic crown an arm in armour embowed, the hand graspinig a red rose, slipped and leaved, all ppr. Motto - God give grace. THORNTON (Sir GEORGE THORNTON, knighted at Kilmallock, co. Limerick, by ROBERT, Earl of Essex, Lord Lieutenant, 19 June, 1599). Sa. a chev. ar. a chief indented of the last. TIERNEY (co. Limerick; certified by Hawkins, Ulster, 1748, to MATTHEW TIERNEY, of Limerick, merchant). Az. two lions ramp, or supporting a sword ppr. Crest - A pheasant ppr. Crest - A pheasant ppr. TURNER (Bandonbridge, co. Cork, and Limerick; arms allowed and pedigree registered by Carney, Ulster, 1687, to HENRY TURNER, Esq., Counsellor-at-law, Recorder of Limerick, son of Sergeant-Major HENRY TURNER, Esq., of same place, who was sixth son of HENRY TURNER, Esq., of Heathfield, co. Kent). Erm. on a cross quarter pierced sa. four fers-de-moline or. Crest - A demi lion ramp. gu. supporting a column sa. (N.B. - the next year, 1688, Carney, Ulster, assigned the following arms to the above HENRY TURNER, Recorder of Limerick, and then Attorney-General to the Duke of Ormonde for the co. palatine of Tipperary). Per fess sa. and erm. a pale counterchanged, and three fers-de-moline or, a crescent for diff. Crest - A lion sejant erm. holding in the dexter paw a fer-de-moline or, and charged on the shoulder with a crescent sa. VERDON, or VERDUN (Kilmallock, co. Limerick; THOMAS VERDON, or VERDUN, Esq., of Kilmallock, temp. James I.; his dau., JOANNA, m. ROBERT HALY, Esq., of Ballyhaly, co. Cork; Reg. Ulster's Office). Sa. a lion ramp. ar. armed and langued gu. VINCENT (Boston Lodge, co. York; confirmed to WILLIAM CLARKE VINCENT, Eq., of Boston Lodge, and to the other descendants of his great-grandfather, GEORGE VINCENT, Esq., of Parteen, co. Clare, Mayor of Limerick, 1761). Az. three cinquefoils ar. a border or. Crest - Out of a ducal coronet or, a griffin's head gu. charged with a trefoil slipped gold. Motto - Vincent qui se vincent. WALL (Johnstown, co. Carlow; descended from WILLIAM DU VALL, or WALL, who accompanied RICHARD DE CLARE, Earl of Pembroke (STRONGBOW), to Ireland, 1172, and d. 27 March, 1210, leaving a son, JOHN WALL, who had four sons, founders of families, viz.: I. WILLIAM, ancestor of WALL, of Johnstown, co. Carlow, and of Kilcash, co. Tipperary; II. WALTER, ancestor of WALL, of Coonamuck, co Waterford; III. RICHARD, ancestor of WALL of Dunmoylan, co. Limerick; IV. JOHN, ancestor of WALL, of BAllymalty. Pedigree registered by Hawkins, Ulster, 1716). Az. a lion ramp betw. three crosses crosslet or. Crest - A naked arm holding a scymitar, the blade guttee de sang all ppr. Motto - Aut Casear aut nihil. WALLER (Castletown, co. Limerick; descended from HARDRESS WALLER, a General in the Parliament Army during Oliver Cromwell's Rebellion, whose dau. ELIZABETH WALLER, m. Sir WILLIAM PETTY, and was created, 1688, Baroness Shelbourne for life). Sa. three walnut leaves in bend or, betw. two bendlets ar. Crest - On a mount vert a walnut tree ppr. on the sinister side an escutcheon pendent charged with the arms of France, with a label of three points ar. Motto - Hic fructus virtutis. WALTERS (Newcastle, co. Limerick; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, and pedigree registered 1786, to FERDINAND MARIE LOUISE WATERS, b. in France 1777, son of GEORGE WATERS, Count Waters, Baron and Seigneur of Mainsfort, in the province of Berry and kingdom of France, who was great-grandson of JOHN WATERS FITZ-GEORGE, Esq., of Newcastle). Az. a chev. engr. erm. betw. three bezants, each charged with a trefoil slipped ppr. Crest - A demi tiger per pale indented ar. and az. hilding a branch of three red roses slipped ppr. WEBB (GEORGE WEBB, Bishop of Limerick, 1634, descended from Wilts, d. a prisoner to the rebels in the Castle of Limerick the day before it was surrendered, 23 Jan. 1642; Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office, 1673, of his dau. ELIZABETH, wife of AMBROSE JONES, Bishop of Kildare). Sa. a cinquefoil ar. betw. three leopard's heads erased and affrontee or. WESTROPP (cos. Limerick and Clare). Sa. a lion ramp. ar. crowned or. Crest - Out of a ducal coronet or, an eagle's head gu. Motto - Post funera virtus. WHITE (Benicarloe, in Spain; allowed by Hawkins, Ulster, 1776, to PATRICK WHITE, of Benicarloe, grandson of STEPHEN WHITE, of Quin, co. Clare, whose father, RICHARD WHITE, was fourth son of Sir DOMINICK WHITE, Knt., Temp. Henry VIII). Ar. a chev. betw. three roses gu. barbed and seeded ppr. Crest - An arm in armour embowed, holding in the hand a dagger all ppr. Motto - Vicimus. WIDENHAM (Court, co. Limerick; HENRY WIDENHAM, Esq., of Court, son of HENRY WIDENHAM, of same place, had a grant of land in the baronies of Kenry and Pobble O'Brien, co. Limerick, 1684, d. 1719, leaving two daus. his co-heirs; I. MARY, m. VALENTINE QUIN, Esq., of Adare, same co., grandfather of VALENTINE RICHARD, first Earl of Dunraven and Mountearl; II, ALICE, m. PRICE HARTSTONGE, eldest son of Sir STANDISH HARTSTONGE, second bart. of Bruff, same co., who d.v.p. 1743, leaving Sir HENRY HARTSTONGE, third and last bart.). Ar. two bendlets gu. on a chief az. a lion pass. of the first. Crest - A lion head erased ppr. WOODROFFE (Limerick; MOSES WOODROFFE, of that city, temp. Charles II; Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office, 1683, of his dau. SARAH, wife of THOMAS WILKINSON). Ar. on a chev. sa. three stags' heads coupled or, a chief nebulee az. a crescent for diff. WOULFE (Corbally and Bally-Philip, co. Limerick; a very ancient family in that co., descended from THOMAS WOULFE, Esq., of Bally-Philip, Bailiff or Sheriff of Limerick, 1476; his great-great-grandson, JAMES WOULFE, Esq., of Corbally, Sheriff of Limerick 1605, had six sons: I, PATRICK, whose son, RICHARD, was ousted from Corbally by Oliver Cromwell, and his descendants settled in Paris; II. RICHARD, who left his descendants living in Limerick temp. George III.; III. STEPHEN, ancestor of WOULFE, of Tiermaclane, co. Clare; IV. JAMES, a Dominican Friar; V. FRANCIS, Superior of the Franciscan Friars at Limerick; VI. GEORGE, ancestor (by family tradition) of General JAMES WOULFE, the Hero of Quebec). Per fess ar. and az. n chief on a mount vert in front of an oak tree ppr. a wolf pass. of the last, in base two salmon naiant barways in pale of the third. Crest - A stork, wings elevated sa. Motto - Cuilean uasal, i.e., The noble Wolf.