The coat of arms of Humphrey Atherton of Dorchester, Massachusetts.
Humphrey Atherton came to colonial North America in the year 1638 from Dorchester, Lancashire, England.
The Coat of Arms Blazoned: Gules, three hawks belled and jessed or..
Crested: A hawk proper legged and beaked or.
Motto: Gules, three hawks belled and jessed or.
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.
More information on Humphrey Atherton
More information about Major-General Humphrey Atherton can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humphrey_Atherton
What was the Coat of Arms of the Atherton family from Dorchester, Massachusetts?
Gules, three hawks belled and jessed Or.
Other people noted as having the same or similar Coats Armor according to Crozier’s General Armory
Same arms attributed to Fisher Cordenio Atherton, Esquire
Notes about the Atherton arms
To order this coat of arms please use the code Ath 28.
©2008-2012 Kip J. Kay @ Heraldry on History Road
Originally posted 2012-08-09 08:29:27.