• Description
  • Armorial. Ownership. 63x90 mm. [motto:] NEC TIMIDE NEC TEMERE / SIR WILLIAM FORBES, OF PITSLIGO. Coat of arms. Escutcheon parted per pale: Dexter, quarterly, 1st and 4th, azure (blue), on a chevron argent (silver) between three bears' heads couped argent, muzzled gules (red), a man's heart proper, for Forbes; 2nd and 3rd, counterquartered, 1st and 4th, azure charged with three bears' heads couped and muzzled, 2nd and 3rd, azure, charged with t... more
    Armorial. Ownership. 63x90 mm. [motto:] NEC TIMIDE NEC TEMERE / SIR WILLIAM FORBES, OF PITSLIGO. Coat of arms. Escutcheon parted per pale: Dexter, quarterly, 1st and 4th, azure (blue), on a chevron argent (silver) between three bears' heads couped argent, muzzled gules (red), a man's heart proper, for Forbes; 2nd and 3rd, counterquartered, 1st and 4th, azure charged with three bears' heads couped and muzzled, 2nd and 3rd, azure, charged with three cinqfoils. Sinister, or (gold) a bend gules surmounted of a fess chequy azure and argent, in chief a crescent of difference, for Stuart of Fettercairn. Crest: Issuing out of a baron's coronet a hand holding a scymitar. Supporters: two bears rampant. Motto: Nec timide nec temere. [1] Heraldic description based on Burke. [2] Motto: Nec timide nec temere = Neither timidly nor rashly. less
  • Rights
  • Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277