A bookplate for the name Shanly is on sale at eBay by the vendor klunder1928. The Arms are an interesting mix of per chevron and per pale;
Burke’s General Armory gives the following blazon;
Shanly (Fearnaght, co. Leitrim).
Arms: Per chevron Vert and per pale Or and Ermine a chevron ermines in chief three estoiles of the second and in the dexter base a lion rampant Gules.
Crest: An arm in armour embowed proper the hand also proper grasping a broken sword Argent hilt and pommel Or therefrom five drops of blood.
Motto: Pro patria et religione.
The name Shanly is not included in the three volumes that record Sir Augustus Wollaston Frank’s bequest of British & American bookplates to the British Museum.
There is a rather splendid Grant of Arms to Jeremiah Devlin of New York and to other descendants of his father on sale at eBay, vendor steampunkannie. The Grant is signed by Sir John Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms. The sale ends 29th December 2014 and the price is set to US$1,198.
Jeremiah Devlin of New York
Arms: Azure an Irish cross Or between three mullets Argent.
Crest: A griffin passant Gules charged on the shoulder with an Irish cross as in the Arms.
Motto: Crux Mea Stella
Update: 11th December 2014; the sale “was ended by the seller because there was an error in the listing”. It will be interesting to see if it is re-listed.
The Grant of Arms to Thomas Kenney by Ulster King of Arms in 1818 has been sold on eBay for £375.50, vendor thebizaar;
Sir Thomas McKenny, 1st Bt, (born 1771 died 1849)
Arms: Or a fleur-de-lis between three crescents Azure on a chief Vert a greyhound at full speed pursuing a stag Argent attired Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours a cubit arm in armour proper garnished Or the gauntlet grasping a scroll Argent.
Motto: Vincit Veritas