Arms of William Grandin

Grandin

From the Dering Roll (c. 1270-1300)

Blazon: Azure three molets of five points or and a label of as many points gules

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Legendary arms of Joanna of Naples

Joanna of Naples

From The Blazon of Gentrie by Sir John Ferne (1586) p222.

Blazon:  Per pale azure semé de lis or, a label of three points gules (Naples) and barry of eight argent and gules (Hungary ancien).

Unusually, Joanna bears her paternal arms on the dexter side of the shield, which was generally reserved for their husbands’ arms. The sinister side shows the arms of her first husband, Andrew, Duke of Calabria

Arms of Charles François de Lorraine

Duke of Joyeuse 1688-1702, prince of Commercy (1661-1702)

Blazon: Party of eight, I barry of eight gules and argent (Hungary ancien), II azure semé des lis or, a label of three points gules (Naples), III argent a cross paté between four crosses or (Jerusalem), IV or four palets gules (Aragon), V azure semé des lis or within a bordure gules (Anjou), VI azure a lion counter-rampant or crowned gules (Gueldre), VII a lion rampant sable, armed and langued gules (Juliers), VIII azure semé des cross crosslets fitchy, two fish hauriant addorsed or (Bar), overall a label of three points gules, in the fess point an escutcheon or on a bend gules three alerions argent (Lorraine), all within a bordure gules charged with eight bezants

Arms of Léon Potier

Duke of Gesvres and Tresmes 1670-1704 (1620-1704)

Blazon: Per quarterly I argent a lion rampant double-queued, armed, langued, and crowned or (Luxembourg); II azure between three fleurs-de-lis or a bendlet couped gules (Bourbon); III per pale, the first per quarterly i barry of eight gules and argent (Hungary ancien); ii azure seme des lis or, a label of three points gules (Naples); iii azure seme des lis or within a bordure gules (Anjou); iv azure a lion counter-rampant or crowned gules (Gueldre); the second per quarterly i argent a cross pate between four crosses or (Jerusalem); ii or four palets gules (Aragon); iii or a lion rampant sable, armed and langued gules (Juliers); iv azure seme des cross crosslets fitchy, two fish hauriant addorsed or (Bar); overall a label of three points gules, in the fess point an escutcheon or on a bend gules three alerions argent (Lorraine) (the entire quarter for Guise); IV gules a cross argent (Savoy); overall in the fess point an escutcheon azure, three dexter hands or surmounted by a canton chequy argent and the field (Poiter)

Arms of Jean II of Burgundy

Count of Étampes 1435–1442*, count of Rethel and Nevers 1464-1491, count of Eu 1472-1491 (1415-1491)

Blazon: Per quarterly I azure semé de lis or within a bordure compony gules and argent (Burgundy moderne), II gules three rakes or (Rethel); III azure semé de lis or, a label of three points gules, each point charged with as many castles of the second (Artois); IV sable a lion rampant or, armed and langued gules (Brabant)

*In 1442, Marguerite d’Orléans petitioned the king to return Étampes to her son François II of Brittany. Her request was granted.