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19 January 2011

St George and Scudamore Armorial Watercolours

Filed under: Heraldry — Stephen J F Plowman @ 14:04
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Two armorial watercolours recently sold on eBay which I have attempted to identify:

Lt Gen Sir John St. George KC

Arms: Quarterly of six 1st Argent a chief Azure overall a lion rampant Gules ducally crowned Or (St. George) 2nd Argent a cross flory Sable (St. George ancient) 3rd Gules three covered cups Or (Argentine) 4th Argent a fess between six annulets Gules (Avenel) 5th Azure a fess dancetty between six escallops Or (Engaine) 6th Argent a sun of sixteen points Gules (Delahay)

Crest: A demi lion rampant gules ducally crowned Or armed and langued Azure.

Motto: Firmitas in Coelo (Stability in Heaven)

Scudamore

Arms: Quarterly 1st Gules three stirrups leathered and buckled Or (Scudamore) 2nd Azure two bars-gemel in chief a lion passant guardant Or (Tregose) 3rd Argent a fess Gules between three mullets of six points Sable (Ewayas) 4th Ermine two bars-gemel Gules (Huntercombe)

Crest: A bear’s paw proper issuing from a ducal coronet Or

Motto: Scuto amoria Divini (By the shield of divine love)

They sold for £19.99 plus P&P.

Photographs courtesy of the vendor ash254

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