The arms of Henry Adams of Braintree, Massachusetts are shown below. Henry Adams cam to the North American colonies in 1634 from Caermarthen, Wales.
The Coat of Arms Blazoned: Argent, on a cross gules five mullets or.
Crested: Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi-lion affrontée gules.
Motto: Apsire, perservere, and indulge not.
The arms were most likely awarded in England by the College of Arms of Great Britain.
As cited in the 1904 Edition of Crozier’s General Armory; William Armstrong Crozier, Fox Duffield & Company, New York.
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Originally posted 2010-10-22 19:51:18.