Heraldry Online Blog

15 February 2012

Bookplate – Henry Theophilus Clements of Ashfield Lodge, co.Cavan (1820-1904)

Another bookplate on sale on eBay is that of Lt Col Henry Theophilus Clements DL JP. However, the sale site has incorrectly identified the bookplate as belonging to Henry’s grandfather, Lt Col Henry Theophilus Clements (1734-1795).

Arms:
Argent two bends wavy Sable on a chief Gules three bezants
Impaling
Azure on a chief Or a demi lion rampant issuant Gules (for Markham)
Crest:
A hawk proper
Motto:
Patriis Virtutibus (By Hereditary Virtues)

In 1868 Henry married Gertrude Caroline Lucy Markham, daughter of Reverend David Frederick Markham. They had six children, 4 sons and two daughters

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