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Collectanea topographica et genealogica - Page 41
by Collectanea topographica et genealogica - 1834
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The baronetage of England. revised, corrected and continued by G.W. Collen

John Debrett - 1840
...26 June 1830. ARMS — Quarterly : 1st and 4th. Azure a fess, between three lozenges, or. 2d and 3d. Argent, on a chevron sable, an otter's head erased of the first. All within a bordure, embattled or. CREST — An otter's head erased argent. MOTTO — (Over the crest)...
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Collectanea Topographica Et Genealogica, Volume 7

Genealogy - 1841
...head of which are two shields of arms, each surmounted by a cardinal's hat. The first is quarterly, 1 and 4, Azure, a fess between three mascles Or (Beaton);...Glasgow. The second shield is Azure, a chevron between tbree mullets Argent (Murray), beneath which is an episcopal crook surmounted by a initre, the insignia...
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Heraldry of Fish: Notices of the Principal Families Bearing Fish in Their Arms

Thomas Moule - Fishes in art - 1842 - 250 pages
...were sculptured the arms of Beaton, azure, a fess between three mascles or, quartered with Balfour, argent, on a chevron sable an otter's head erased of the first, and below the shield a salmon with a ring in its mouth, as represented on the seals of his predecessors....
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1893
...as : Quarterly, 1 and 4, Azure, on a fesse between three lozenges or, a betune slipped leaf vert ; 2 and 3, Argent, on a chevron sable, an otter's head erased of the first. Crest, a physician's quadrangular cap proper. Motto, "Resolutio «anta." Berry gives the arms of Bethune...
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The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland

George Seton - Heraldry - 1863 - 548 pages
...Congalton or Bethune : — Quarterly, 1st and 4th azure, a fess between three mascles or ; 2d and 3d argent, on a chevron, sable, an otter's head erased of the first — " to be borne by the Patentee and her heirs-female in a lozenge ; but in the event of heirs-male...
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The Scot Abroad, Volume 1

John Hill Burton - Scotland - 1864
...the head of the Scots family of Beaton: "Quarterly, 1 and 4 azure, af esse between three mascles or ; 2 and 3 argent, on a chevron sable an otter's head erased of the first." — Nisbet's ' Heraldry,' i. 210. The mascle, by the way, is supposed to be a peculiarly French symbol,...
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Old Glasgow: The Place & the People; from the Roman Occupation to the 18th ...

Andrew Macgeorge - Glasgow (Scotland) - 1880 - 338 pages
...described by Nisbet: Quarterly, ist and 4th azure a fess between 3 mascles, or, for Beton; 2d and 3d argent, on a chevron sable an otter's head erased of the first, for Balfour — the archbishop having been descended from the heiress of Sir John Balfour of that ilk....
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The Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Volume 45

Archaeology - 1889
...Balfour, ie, quarterly, 1st and 4th, azure, a fess between three mascles or, for Beaton ; 2nd and 3rd, argent, on a chevron sable an otter's head erased of the first, for Balfour. Above the shield is the Archbishop's cross, and belo'w, the fish with the ring in its...
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Transactions, Volume 1

Archaeology - 1890
...prelate — " Quarterly, ist and 4th azure, a fess between three mascles, or, Beaton; " 2nd and 3rd argent, on a chevron sable an otter's head erased of the " first, Balfour, with which the family of the archbishop was connected." Beneath the paternal shield is the archiepiscopal...
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Transactions, Volume 1

Scotland - 1890
...prelate — "Quarterly, ist and 4th azure, a fess between three mascles, or, Beaton; " and and 3rd argent, on a chevron sable an otter's head erased of the " first, Balfour, with which the family of the archbishop was connected." Beneath the paternal shield is the archiepiscopal...
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