The coat of arms of William Arnold of Providence, Rhode Island.
William Arnold came to the colonies of North America in 1636. He originally came from Leamington in Warwickshire and is said to be descended from Ynyr, King of Gwent (1125).
The Coat of Arms Blazoned: Per pale azure and sable, three fleurs-de-lis or, for Ynjr. Gules, a chevron ermine between three pheons or, for Arnold.
Crested: A demi-lion rampant gules, holding between its paws a lozenge or.
Motto: Mihi gloria cessum
The arms were most likely awarded in England by the Royal King of Arms.
As cited in the 1904 Edition of Crozier’s General Armory; William Armstrong Crozier, Fox Duffield & Company, New York.
The motto, “Mihi gloria cessum” is usually translated into English to mean, “Glory is mine to the end.”
What was the Coat of Arms of the Arnold family from Providence, Rhode Island?
Per pale Azure and Sable, three fluers-de-lis Or (for Ynyr). Gules a chevron ermine between three pheons Or (for Arnold).
Other people noted as having the same or similar Coats Armor according to Crozier’s General Armory
Crozier cites other families with the name of Arnold having similar or identical arms:
- George Carpenter Arnold, Esquire of Providence, Rhode Island.
- Arthur H. Arnold, Esquire of Providence, Rhode Island.
See Thomas Arnold.
Kip J. Kay @ Heraldry on History Road ©2008-2011
Originally posted 2011-06-13 11:46:39.