Erskine Clan Badge

Erskine Clan Badge

Jennifer from South Africa wrote in with a question: my in-laws have a booklet on our ancestry – we hail from Clan Erskine of Mar. Our Crest is one I cannot find on the website – it depicts the head of a wild boar facing left, with a straight sword...
“In Chief” or “On the Chief”

“In Chief” or “On the Chief”

Alan says: May 23, 2009 at 12:08 pm In heraldry, what is the difference between “In Chief” and “On the Chief” Herald Armiger says: Thanks Alan. When the phrase On the Chief is used it means there is a charge of some sort on a Chief. The Chief here is a partition of...

Daniels Family Crest

Can you let me know whether the Daniels family had or has a family crest or coat of arms? If so, do you have a sketch of such?

Anderson Arms

Anderson Arms

Ashley wrote in with a question: My parents recently had a jeweler design a tie clip for my husband with his family crest. His name is Anderson. His heritage dates back to an Andrew Anderson of Sweden. The jeweler apparently researched his heritage and we eventually...