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22 May 2011

18th Century Arms – Baroness & Countess of Yarmouth

Filed under: Coat of Arms,Heraldry — Stephen J F Plowman @ 20:29
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Baroness & Countess of Yarmouth

Arms: Or three morions per pale Argent and Azure banded Gules.

Supporters: Dexter: A lion guardant Or gorged with a double tressure flory counterflory, Sinister: A lion guardant Azure gorged with the same tressure Or. [Supporters granted 10 May 1740 by John Anstis, Garter]

Amelia Sophia de Walmoden, Mistress of King George II, was created Countess of Yarmouth for life in 1740.  She was the last Royal mistress to be so honoured.  She died in 1765.

Image courtesy of Richard Lichten

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