Heraldry Online Blog

30 November 2014

Bookplate: Shanly

Filed under: Coat of Arms,Heraldry — Stephen J F Plowman @ 12:19
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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;

Shanly2

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.

 

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