Arms of Thomas Paynel

Thomas Paynel

From the Dering Roll (c. 1270-1300)

Blazon: Or two bars azure within an orle of martlets gules

Thomas was the son of William Paynel and an anonymous daughter of William fitzWimund. The arms use the same charges and positioning, but different tinctures. This is almost certainly an early form of differencing (changing arms to distinguish between members of a family). In England, differencing would later evolve into a codified system, at least according to most heraldic writers (though it is not clear how closely their rules were followed in practice).


Arms of William Paynel


From the Dering Roll (c. 1270-1300)

Blazon: Argent two bars azure within an orle of martlets gules

Paynel held a considerable amount of land in Yorkshire, as well as additional territory in Lincolnshire and Normandy, according to the Domesday Book. He served the Empress Matilda during the Anarchy.

Arms of Wyre Borough Council, England

Granted 1975

Blazon: Or on a pile azure between five roses in pile gules barbed and seeded proper, issuant from water barry wavy of four of the second and argent a lymphad of the field flying flags and pennons of St. George

Crest: On a wreath of the colors within a circlet of four sprigs of heather proper and as many escallops reversed argent alternately, a representation of a Fylde windmill proper

Mantling: Azure lined or

Supporters: On the dexter a wolf rampant argent gorged with a collar azure charged with a barrulet wavy of the first, pendant therefrom a pentagon or charged with a martlet of the second, on the sinister a lion rampant of the third gorged with a like collar, pendant therefrom a pentagon gules charged with a cinquefoil ermine

Motto: Utraque parte fluminis (On either side of the river)

Arms of Louis Marie Guy d’Aumont de Rochebaron

Marquis of Villequier and Piennes, duke of Mazarin 1747-1799, duke of Aumont 1782-1799 (1732-1799)

Blazon: Per quarterly I and IV gules biletté and a cross fleuretté or (Villequier), II and III azure a fasces proper surmounted by a fess charged with three molets of five points or (Mazarin), overall in the fess point an escutcheon argent a chevron between seven martlets 4 and 3 gules (Aumont)