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An Illustrated Heraldic Bibliography for Surname BROWN(E)
(Families Not Known to Have Emigrated to the United States.)
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Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  gu. a chev. betw. three fleurs de lis or.

Crest:  a lion ramp. holding in his dexter paw a fleur-de-lis or.

Motto:  Floreat majestas.

Brown or Broun (Colstonn co. Haddington, bart., 1686.  In 1718 Coulston went to the heiress, whose granddau. and heir was the late Marchioness of Dalhousie, and the baronetcy to the Thornydike branch).

Burke (1884: 131)

- - Arms: gu a chevron between three fleurs de lys or.  BROWNE of Colston (1672-7).

Paul (1903: 56)

- - Arms: gu a chevron between three fleurs de lys arg. (2nd and 3rd quarters). BROWN-MORISON of Finderlie (1866; 2nd matriculation of same arms as Broun-Morison, 1885).

Paul (1903: 58)

    Arms: gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a thistle ppr., a bordure wavy of the second.
Crest:  an eagle reguard, holding in his dexter talon a fleur-de-lis or.
Motto:  Labor omnia vincit.
Brown (Long Itchington, Warwickshire, caded of Colstoun, 1742).

Burke (1884: 131)

- - Arms: gu. on a chevron between three fleurs de lys or a thistle ppr., within a bordure wavy of the second. 1158...
BROWN OF LONG ITCHINGTON (1742).

Paul (1903: 79)

    Arms:  gu. on a chevron arg. between three fleurs de lys or a crescent of the first between two mullets az., all withing a bordure of the last.  1160...
REV. RICHARD BROWN, Bute (1763).

Paul (1903: 79)

- - Arms:  gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a crescent of the first betw. three martlets az., a bordure wavy ar.
Crest:  a lion ramp. ppr.
Motto:  Spero. 
Brown (Ellieston, co. Roxburgh).

Burke (1884: 131).

 

Arms:  gu. on a chevron between three fleurs de lys or a crescent of the first between two martlets az., all within a bordure wavy arg. 1162...
BROWN OF ELLIESTON (1769).

Paul (1903: 79)

- Arms:  gu. on a chev. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a garb vert banded az.
Crest:  a ship in the sea firing the signal for sailing all ppr.
Motto:  Dens adesto.
Brown (Newhall, co. Edinburgh).

Burke (1884: 131)

Arms:  gu. on a chevron between three fleurs de lys or a garb vert, banded az. BROWN OF NEWHALL (1st matric. 1781, 2nd matric. 1827).

Paul (1903: 79)

     Arms: gu. on a chevron between three fleurs de lys or a mural crown of the first, within a bordure embattled of the second. SIR GEORGE BROWN, G.C.B. (1860).

Paul (1903: 80)

    Arms:  gu. on a chevron between three fleurs de lys or a ship, sails furled, sa., within a bordure of the second (1st and 4th quarters). BROWN OF WATERHAUGHS (1806).

Paul (1903: 80)

    Arms:  gu. on a chevron between three fleurs de lys or a pellet between two mullets sa, (1st and 4th quarters). FORSYTH-BROWN OF WHITSOME-NEWTON (1856).

Paul (1903: 80)

    Arms:  gu. on a chevron between two fleurs de lys in chief and a hunting-horn in base or, garnished vert, three trefoils slipped of the last (1st and 4th quarters). HARVIE-BROWN OF SHERGARTON, QUARTER AND DUNIPACE (1893).

Paul (1903: 80)


BROWNE of Leeds
 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  ar. on a bend sa. cottised az. betw. two six-pointed mullets pierced sa. three lions ramp. of the field quartering WILLIAMS.

Crest:  a demi lion ramp. erased or, betw. two elephants' trunks, ppr.

Motto:  Persevera Deoque confide.

Brown (granted to JAMES BROWN, Esq. of Harehill's Grove, Co., York, and WILLIAM WILLIAMS BROWN, Esq. of Chapel Allerton, near Leeds, sons of James Brown, Esq. of Leeds, by ANNE his wife, daugther and heir of SAMUEL WILLIAMS, Esq.).

Burke (1884: 131)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  ar. on a bend nebulée betw. two mullets of six points sa. three lions pass. of the field.
Crest:  a lion's gamb erased or, fretty, and holding a mullet of six points sa.
Brown (PETER BROWN, Esq., of Woodplumpton, St. Michael, co. Lancaster). 

Burke (1884: 131)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  sa. three lions pass. betw. two bendlets ar. and as many trefoils slipped erm.

Crest: a buck's head sa. attired or, issuing from a crown paly gold.

Another Crest:  a griffin's head erased sa. beaked and eared or, charged on the neck with a bar gemelle and a trefoil, as in the arms.

Motto:  Si sit prudentia.

Brown (Woodsmore, co. Herts).

Burke (1884: 131)


BROWNE of Blackburn
 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms: sa. a dagger in bend ppr. and in chief a boar's head erased ar.

Crest:  a vine tree ppr.

Motto: Præmium virtutis honor.

Brown (Blackburn, co. Berwick).

Burke (1884: 131)

- - Arms:  sa a dagger in bend ppr., and in chief a boar's head erased arg. BROWNE of Blackburn (1672-7).

Paul (1903: 119)


BROWNE of Dorset
 Crest Arms Blazon Alleged Families
- - Arms:  ar. on a chev. sa. betw. three herons az. as many escallops or.
Crest:  a hare courant or.
Browne (Frampton, co. Dorset).

Crozier (1904: 132)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
    Arms:  gu. on a chev. ar. betw. three fleurs-de-lis or, a crescent of the first betw. two mullets az. on a bordure of the last.

Crest: a dexter hand holding a Bible expanded ppr.

Motto:  Deus evehit pics.

Brown (Rev. RICHARD, cadet of Thornydike, 1763, who afterwards inherited the Coulston baronetcy).

Burke (1884: 131).

- - Arms:  or, on a chevron between three fleurs de lys az, a besant. BROWN OF BONNYTOWN (1721).

Paul (1903: 81)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms: gu. three fleurs-de-lis or, on a chief of the second three human hearts of the first.
Crest:  a dexter hand holding a sword all ppr.
Motto:  La vertu est la senle noblesse.
Brown (Copenhagen, 1755).

Burke (1884: 131)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  parted per chevron gu. and sa. a chevron between two fleurs de lys in chief and a cushion in base or. BROWN OF ASHLYE (1866).

Paul (1903: 84)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  ar. on a chev. sa. betw. three herons az. as many escallops or.

Crest:  a hare courant or.

Browne (Frampton, co. Dorset).

Crozier (1904: 132)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms: gu. a chev. or, betw. two bears' paws erased in chief ar. and four hands conjoined in saltire in base of the second, on a chief engr. gold, and eagle displ. sa.

Crest:  a bear's paw erect, and erased ar. issuant out of a wreath of oak vert and holding a sinister hand ppr.

Motto:  Est concordia fratrum.

Brown (Richmond Hill, co. Lancaster, bart.).

Burke (1884: 131)


BROWNE of Dundee
 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms: Az. a chevron wavy between three fleurs de lys or. George BROWNE, Provost of Dundee (1672-7)

Paul (1903: 52)


BROWNE of Gorgie Milne
 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  Az. a fess verry (sic) between three fleur de lys arg. [The "sic" was by Paul.] BROWNE of Gorgie Milne, now BROUN of Johnstounburn (1674).

Paul (1903: 148)


BROWNE - BORTHWICK of Aberdeen and London
 Crest Arms Blazon Family
- Arms:  az. a chev. ar. betw. two fleur-de-lis in chief and cinquefoil in base or.

Crest:  a cubit arm ppr. grasping a fleur-de-lis or.

Browne-Borthwick (Hope Park, Mid Lothian).

Burke (1875 I-102)

Grace BORTHWICK m. 1868 to Rev. Robert BROWN, London, who assumed the dual surname. 

Burke (1875: I-126).

Crest:  a cubit arm erect ppr., grasping a fleur-de-lis or.

Motto:  Delectat et ornat.
cf. 215. 5

Browne-Borthwick, of Hope Park, Midlothian.

Fairbane


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  ar. on a fesse wavy betw. three lions' gambs erased bendways sa. armed gu. as many swan's heads erased ppr. beaked of the third. Brown (Pinchbeck, Holland, co. Lincoln; granted June, 1632).

Burke (1884: 131)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  ar. a fesse betw. three mullets, sa.

Crest:  a stork's head couped at the neck, nowed ppr. betwe. two wings ar.

Brown.

Burke (1884: 131)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms: per fesse indented or and gu. in base a griffin pass. of the first, a chief erm.
Crest:  a hawk ppr. belled or, standing on a bird's leg erased a-la-quise, and conjoined to a win, all gu.
Motto:  Nil sine causa.
Brown (Alderman ANTHONY BROWN, Esq., Lord Mayor of London).

Burke (1884: 131)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  gu. crusilly ar. on a ben erm. three eagles displ. of the first. Brown, or Browne (London and Norwich).

Burke (1884: 131)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  az. three fishes counter - salient arg. (2nd quarter for Forman). BROWN OF ECCLES (1808).

Paul (1903: 180)

    Arms:  vert, a lion rampant arg. (3rd quarter). BROWN OF ECCLES (1808).

Paul (1903: 268)

    Arms:  az. a ship under sail or, in the dexter chief point a crescent of the last and on a chief arg. three boars' heads erased sa. (4th quarter). BROWN OF ECCLES (1808).

Paul (1903: 357)

    Arms:  gu. a sword fess-ways ppr. between three fleurs de lys or (1st quarter). BROWN OF ECCLES (1808).

Paul (1903: 363)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  1st and 4th, or, a chev. gu. surmounted by another erminois betw. two escallops in chief of the second and in base a rose also of the second, barbed and seeded ppr., BROWN: 2nd and 3rd, az. a chev. dovetailed betw. in chief two roses and in base an escallop ar., CORNISH;
Crests—BROWN: a demi man ppr. wreathed round the temples or and gu. charged on the body with five escallops saltireways gold, and in the dexter hand a battle axe ppr.; CORNISH: upon a ragged staff or, a Cornich chough wings expanded, ppr.
Motto—Deu pascit corvos.
Brown (CHAS. BROWN CORNISH-BROWN, Esq., of Sandford co. Derby, took name and arms of BROWN in addition, 14th Oct., 1863).

Burke (1884: 131)

- - Arms:  per bend argent and sable, three mascles, in bend counterchanged.
Crest: a stork's head, couped and knowed at the neck, between two woing, argent.
Motto:  Apprendré a mourir.
BROWNE. Massachusetts.
Christopher Browne, Watertown.
(Suffolk.)

Crozier

- - Arms: quarterly, 1st and 4th, or, a ben az. a canton erm.; 2nd and 3rd, per chev. nebulée ar. and az. three tilting spears two and one points upwards counterchanged.
Crest-1:  on an escallop ar. a cross moline gu. betw. fourn torteaux.
Crest-2: a demi talbot ramp. ar. pellettée holding a tilting spear erect or.
Browne (GRAVER-BROWNE, Morley Hall, co. Norfolk).

Crozier (1904: 132)


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 Crest Arms Blazon Families
- - Arms:  gyronny of eight wavy erm. and gu. (2nd and 3rd quarters). BROWN OF WATERHAUCHS (1806).

Paul (1903: 211)


Bibliography
Burke, Sir Bernard (Ulster King of Arms).  1875.  A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britian & Ireland.  2 vols.  5th ed. Harrison, Pall Mall (online at books.google.com).

Burke, Sir Bernard (Ulster King of Arms).  1883.  A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire.  New ed.  Burke's Peerage, London (reprinted 1996 by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-368).

Burke, Sir Bernard (Ulster King of Arms).  1884.  The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time, with a Supplement.  2nd ed.  (reprinted 1967. Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-368).

Crozier, William Armstrong, ed.  1904.  Crozier's General Armory: a Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor from the Earliest to the Present Time.  Fox, Duffield, & Co., New York (republ. 1957, Southern Book Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-368; online at books.google.com).

Crozier, William Armstrong, ed.  1908.  Virginia Heraldica, being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor, with Genealogical Notes of the Families.  New York (republ. 1953, Southern Book Co., Baltimore, MD; republ. 1978, Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-368). 

Fairbairn, James.  1905.  Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland.  4th ed. 2 vols.  T.C. & E.C. Jack, London (revised reprinted, two vols. in one, 1993, by Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-368 has Vol. I, Parts I-II, only, xiv + 464 pp.)

Matthews, John.  1991.  Complete American Armoury and Blue Book, combining 1903, 1907 and 1911-13 Editions.  Clearfield/Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-368).  In four parts:
     Part I - 1907 edition, pp. i-xvi + pp. 1-232.
     Part II - Armorial Addena, pp. 1-87.
     Part III - 1903 edition, pp. i + pp. 1a-19a.
     Part IV - 1911-23 edition, pp. 1b-167b.

Paul, Sir James Balfour (Lord Lyon King of Arms).  1903. An Ordinary of Arms: Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland.  2nd ed.  Edinburgh (republ. 1994.  Clearfield Co., Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-368).

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