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of Aberdeen. Couche. A demi lion issuing from a fess
with a fleur de lis in base. Crest : On a helmet (a plume ?).

Legend (Goth. I.e.) : S t!j0me tie Ime . . . Diam. If in.

Reg. Ho. Ch. 24 June 1520? do. 24 Jul. 1526, Hutton
Collection, Laing, ii. 196, B.M. 15940.

397. William, of Drumlochie, Perthshire. Three pheons

points downward. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : g> fjllelttti .... ^a ...
Diam. 1 in. Balthyock Ch. 13 May 1496, Laing, i. 170,
B.M. 15942.

398. William, of Drumlochie. A demi lion issuing from a

fess with three pheons in base. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : J5' fulelmf
rfjalmer. Diam. If in. Ch. A.D. 1558, per C. Baxter, Laing,
i. 171, B.M. 15943.



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399. CHALMERS, Sir John, of Gadgirth, Ayrshire. 1 st and 4th :

A star. 2nd and 3rd : Chequy. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : ...
ifjon ..... Diam. 1 T 2 T in. Ch. 20 Mar. 1500/1. Charters
of Friars Preachers of Ayr, p. 68, fig.

400. - Alexander, one of the Prebends of the College Kirk of
St. Mary-in-the-fields. A fess chequy between two estoiles
in chief and a crescent in base. Legend : s' M ALEXANDER
CHALMAIR. Diam. in. Edinb. Ch. 10 Apr. 1575, Laing,
ii. 198.

401. CHAMPAGNE, Piers, parson of the church of Kynkell.
Pretty. Shield within twisted tracery, and on either side a
serpent. Diam. in. Record Off. Homage, 4 Jul. 1296,
Laing, ii. 201.

402. CHAPMAN, David. A saltire engrailed with a boar head

couped in chief. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : j$ Tjablti cfjepman.
Beaded border. Diam. 1 in. Colston Ch. c. A.D. 1480,
Laing, ii. 202, B.M. 15944.

403. - Eobert, Edinburgh. A saltire engrailed (no other
charge visible, seal broken). Legend (Goth. I.e.) : . . . ilium

i cfjepma . . Diam. in. Laing Ch. 2 Apr. 1547.



404. CHARTERIS or CARNOTO, Sir Thomas, knight. A fess.
Shield within tracery. Legend (Goth. Caps.) : s TOMAE DE
CARNOTO MILITIS. Record Off. detached seal, c. 1296, Bain,
ii. pi. iii. fig. 14.

405. - Andrew, of Aniesfield. Indistinct charge, a fess ?
Legend : s' ANDREE DE CA[RNOT]O. A small shield. Record
Off. Homage, c. A.D. 1296, detached seal 162, Bain, ii.

406. - Andrew, burgess of Perth. A fess surmounting a royal
tressure. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : anfcreag rfjarttrfg. Diam.

in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 18 Dec. 1465.

407. - David. A fess with a water budget in base, all within
a single tressure flowered. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : j& fcabtt
djartms. Diam. 1 in. Balthyock Ch. 27 Nov. 1474, Laing,
i. 172, B.M. 15945.

408. - William, of Kinfauns. Couche. A fess within a single
tressure flowered. Crest : On a helmet with mantling, a
stork head. Legend (Goth. I.e.): & blittt cfjartreg. Diam.
1 in. Ch. A.D. 1489, per G. Smythe, Laing, i. 173, B.M.
15947.



SCOTTISH ARMORIAL SEALS 47

409. CHARTERIS, John, of Cuthilgurdy, Co. Perth. On a fess a star,

within a royal tressure (the alternate fleurs de lis are carried
beyond the margin of the shield). Legend (Goth. I.e.) :
S> . . . annfg cfjertetfe. Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 27 May
1546.

410. John, proprietor of the barony of Kengnore and mansion

called Chartris House, Co. Stirling. A fess within a single
tressure flowered. Legend (Caps.) : s' IOHNE CHARTRIS. Diam.
l in. Kilsyth Ch. 29 Nov. 1584, Laing, i. 174, B.M. 15946.

411. Henry, bailie of Edinburgh, Bookseller and Printer.

On a fess a crescent within a royal tressure. Legend (Caps.) :
s HENDRICI CHERTERS. Diam. in. Laing Ch. 9 June 1590,
do. 30 Sep. 1590, Laing, ii. 1274.

4.12. CHEIN, Reginald, Lord of Inverugie. Seme of cross cross-
lets fitchee, a bend. Legend (Goth. Caps.) : s' DOMINI REGI-
NALDI LE CHEN. Diam. 1 in. Record Off. detached seal,
c. A.D. 1296, Laing, i. 176, B.M. 15949/50.

413. Reginald, son of Reginald, Lord of Inverugie. Seme

of cross crosslets fitchee, on a bend three escallops. Legend
(Goth. Caps.) : s' REGINALDI : LE : CHEN : FILH. Diam. in.
Record Off. detached seal, c. A.D. 1296, Bain, ii. pi. iv. fig. 9,
Laing, i. 177, B.M. 15951/2.

414. Reginald, son of Reginald, Lord of Inverugie. On a

bend, between six cross crosslets fitchee, three eagles dis-
played. Legend (Goth. Caps.) : s' REGINALDI LE CHEN. Diam.
| in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 6 Apr. 1320, Laing, i. 178, B.M. 15953.

415. Reginald. On a bend sinister, between three cross

crosslets fitchee in chief and four in base, three stars.
Legend (Goth. I.e.) : teginaltlt fce rfjetu. Small seal. Reg.
Ho. Ch. c. A.D. 1306-29.

416. Mariota, daughter and heiress of Reginald Chein of

Inverugie, and wife of John Keith, second son to Sir Edward
Keith, Great Marischal of Scotland. A shield bearing
impaled arms : Dexter : A chief paly of six, over all a bend
(Keith). Sinister : On a bend, between six cross crosslets
fitchee, three stars (Chein). Shield surrounded by seven
annulets within a trefoil. Legend (Goth. Caps.) : s' MARIOTE
DE KETH. Diam. 1 in. Marischall College, Aberdeen, Ch.
A.D. 1390, Laing, ii. 551, pi. vii. fig. 5, B.M. 16428.

417. Patrick, of Essilmont. 1st and 4th : Three crosses

pattee fitchee (1st and 2nd bendways). 2nd and 3rd : Three
leaves slipped. Legend (Caps.) : . . ATRIC . . CHE . . . Diam.

in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 13 Nov. 1598.



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418. CHIRNSIDE, John, of that Ilk. Three (boar or human)

heads with a star in the dexter. Legend (Goth. Caps.) :
s IOHANNIS DE CHIRNSID. Diam. 1 in. Durham Ch. 12 May
1429, do. 29 Oct. 1437, etc.

419. Master William, provost of the Collegiate Church of

Bothwell. Three human heads couped. Legend (Goth. I.e.):

& toillflnu (acijEnwsfo ?) Diam - in - Re S- Ho - ch - 28 Se P-
1542.

420. CHISHOLM, Richard. A boar head, couped, contourne.

Legend : s' RICARDI DE CHEISELM. Diam. in. Record Off.
Homage, 28 Aug. 1296, Bain, ii., App. i. 2 (10), Laing, ii.
207.

421. Sir Robert, knight. On a fess between three boar

heads couped, as many cushions. Shield within a cinque-
foil panel ornamented along the inner edge with small
quatrefoils. Legend (Goth. Caps.) : s' ROBERTI DE CHESHOLME.
Beaded border. Diam. f in. Chisholm Ch. A.D. 1362,
Laing, i. 179, B.M. 15954.

422. Muriel, daughter and heiress of John de Chisholm,

wife of Alexander Sutherland of Duffus. Shield bearing
impaled arms : Dexter : Three stars in chief and as many
cross crosslets fitchee in base (Sutherland of Duffus). Sinister:
A boar head erased (Chisholm). Legend (Goth. I.e.) :
& tmimlle to djegftelme. Diam. 1^ in. Durham Ch. 19 Mar.
1435/6, Laing, ii. 208, Durham Ch. A.D. 1433.

423. James, Bishop of Dunblane 1487-1527, died 1534,

eldest son of Chisholm of Cromlix. Under a canopy the
figure of a bishop, and in base a shield, ensigned with
a mitre, bearing arms : A boar head erased. Legend
(Goth. I.e.): >' rotutiu iacobt efit twblanigia. Diam.
If in. Breadalbane Ch. 13 Oct. 1497, Laing, ii. 1057,
pi. ix. fig. 7, B.M. 15031.

424. James, Bishop of Dunblane, as above. The half-
length figure of a bishop front face, with crosier in hand.
Beneath a shield bearing arms : A boar head erased.
Legend (Goth. I.e.) : . . . . rotutju iacobt opt bublanntg.
Diam. in. Inchaffray Ch. 8 Mar. 1522/3.

425. William, Bishop of Dunblane, 1527-1564, a younger

son of Chisholm of Cromliz. Under a gothic canopy the
figure of a bishop, and in base a shield, ensigned with
a mitre, bearing arms: A boar head erased. Legend
(Goth. I.e.) : S> totutm 5MtU'mt t$i Imblanen. Diam. l| in.
Keir Ch. A.D. 1549, Laing, ii. 1058, B.M. 15032, Dupplin Ch.
26 Jan. 1530/1.




No. 619.

JOHN CUTHBERT OF AULF) CASTI.EHILI.,
A.D. 1582.



SCOTTISH ARMORIAL SEALS 49

426. CHISHOLM, William, Bishop of Dunblane, 1527-1564. Seal

of the office of the official of Dunblane, the half-length figure
of a bishop with mitre and crosier. Beneath a shield
bearing the arms of the Bishop of Dunblane for the time
being, viz. : A boar head erased. Legend ( ) :

& [officfi offidalig] tie toublan. Pointed oval, in. Dupplin
Ch. 20 May 1535.

427. John, Archdeacon of Dunblane. A shield bearing

arms : A boar head erased. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : & t'ofjW
cheigftolme ardjftuacont fctfola. Diam. in. Dupplin Ch.
30 Oct. 1536.

428. James, of Cromliz. A boar head erased. Legend

(Goth. I.e.) : tacobf djet'golme. Diam. in. Dupplin Ch.
30 Apr. 1559.

429. William, fiar of Kinkel. A boar head couped con-

tourne. Shield between three sprigs of foliage. Legend
(Caps.) : s VLIANI CHISHOLME DE KINKEL. Diam. If in.
Ch. A.D. 1592, per L. M. Mackenzie, Laing, ii. 209, B.M.
15955.

Chivas. See SHIVEZ.

430. CHEISTISON, Thomas. The impression is much injured,

but the charge appears to be an arm holding a heart
pale wise. Legend ( ) : &' tftotttE mstlSOtU Diam.

in. Colston Ch. c. A.D. 1490, Laing, ii. 254.

431. Christian, wife of Thomas Eussell in Ooklaws. A

saltire (voided ?) between four stars. Legend (Caps.) :

.... ISTANE CHRIST Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch.

16 Oct. 1584.

432. [OHRYSTALL], Thomas, Abbot of Kinloss. Within a niche

the figure of an abbot, and in base a shield bearing arms :
A tree growing out of a mount. (Indistinct impression.)
Legend (Goth. I.e.) : j&tgtllutn tfjome abbatis toe fefnlos.
Pointed oval, 2^X1^ in. Ch. 8 Apr. 1525, Mutton's Seals,
113, Laing, ii. 1158, B.M. 15363 (supplies name Chrystall).

433. CLAPPEETON, George. On a chevron three stars with an
anchor in base and a chief. Legend (Caps.) : s GEORGII
CLAPPERTON. Diam. ly 1 ^ in. Soc. Antiq. Scot, detached
seal [l6th cent.?].

434. CLARK, Sir Eobert, Subchanter of the Metropolitan Church

of Glasgow. A saltire between two Latin crosses couped
in chief and base, and two cinquefoils in flanks. Legend
(Goth. I.e.) : & tttt roberti clerk guccentotis glass. Diam.
in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 22 May 1536, two of same date.
D



50 SCOTTISH ARMORIAL SEALS

CLARK, William, one of the bailies of Edinburgh. See
BROWNCLERK, 26 1.

435. Alexander, bailie of Edinburgh. On a fess, between

a crescent flanked by two stars in chief and a [beast] head
erased in base, another crescent. Legend (Caps.) : s ALEXAND
CLARK. Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 25 Sep. 1 567, do. 27 Sep.
1567.

436. Bathia, wife of John Provand. A chevron, between

a star flanked by two crescents in chief and a boar head
erased in base. Legend (Caps.) : s' BATHIE CLERK. Diam.
1 T T T in. Findourie Ch. A.D. 1593, Laing, i. 181, B.M. 15958.

437. CLEGHORN, Isabella, wife of James Moubray of Cock-

airney. A gadfly (or cleg) volant in chief, and a hunting-
horn stringed in base. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : j$' t'gabde
dejjfjorne. Diam. l\ in. Cockairney Ch. A.D. 1576, Laing,
i. 180, B.M. 15957.

438. CLELAND, Andrew, bailie of Edinburgh. A hare salient,
with a hunting-horn suspended from its neck. Legend
(Caps.): s' ANDREE KNELAND. Diam. 1| in. Edinb. Ch.
3 Oct. 1612, Laing, ii. 210, B.M. 16451.

439. CLEPHANE, Andrew, portioner of Pitcorthies. Parted per

pale. Dexter : A chevron between three mascles. Sinister :
A helmet in profile, and on it for crest, a. boar head. Foliage
at top and sides of shield. Legend (Caps.): s* ANDRII CLAPEN.
Diam. If in. Crawford and Balcarres Ch. 26 May 1558,
Laing, ii. 1275, B.M. 15956.

Clerk. See CLARK.

440. COCKBURN, Peter. A cock passant. Legend: s' PETRI
COKEBVRN. Diam. in. Record Off. Homage, c. A.D. 1296,
detached seal 474, Bain, ii.

441. Alexander. Couche. Three cocks passant with a

buckle at fess point. Crest : On a helmet with coronet (a
cock head and wings ?). Shield in a carved panel orna-
mented along the inner edge with small quatrefoils. Legend
(Goth. I.e.) : & ale ... i "be ... Beaded borders. Diam.
l in. Morton Ch; A.D. 1375, Laing, i. 182, B.M. 15960.

442. William. Couche. Three cocks with a cross crosslet

fi tehee at fess point. Crest : On a helmet with mantling, a
cock. Supporters : Two lions sejant, each with a mantling
round the neck charged with three round buckles. In the
field two branches of three roses each slipped and leaved.
Legend : s' GVILL'I D' COCBVRN. Diam. in. Cott. Ch. 14th
cent. B.M. 8757.



443. COCKBURN, Peter, of Henderland. Ermine, three cocks.

Legend (Goth. Caps.) : s' PETRI DE COKBVRN. Beaded borders.
Diam. 1 in. Melrose Ch. A.D. 1415, Laing, i. 183, pi. x.
fig. 5, B.M. 15963.

444. - Sir John, knight. A cock looking to sinister, not on

a shield. Diam. in. Record Off. Ch. 12 Jul. 1429, Laing,
ii. 211.

445. - Alexander, of Langton. Three cocks statant. Legend

(Goth. I.e.) : S aleiantiri te cofcfcum Diam. in. Swinton
Ch. 4 May 1464.

446. - William, of Henderland. Three cocks contourne.
Legend (Goth. I.e.): & faiUtttti tie CoMmrne. Diam. l^g- in.
Morton Ch. A.D. 1499, Laing, i. 184, B.M. 15964.

447. - Eobert. Three cocks. Legend (Goth. I.e.): & tofcertf

C0feiotn. Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 1 May 1509, seal used
by William Cockburn of Langton.

448. - Robert, Bishop of Ross, 1508-1521. In a niche the

figure of a bishop, and in base a shield bearing arms :
Three cocks. Legend (Caps.) : s DNI ROBERTI COKBVRNE
EPI . . SE. Diam. 2 in. B.M. 17277.

449. - Margaret, wife of William Hay of Tallo. Three cocks

passant, with a star at fess point. Legend (Goth. I.e.) :
&' margareta ojkbarn. Diam. i in. Tweeddale Ch. A.D. 1513,
Laing, i. 1210, B.M. 15962.



450. - Alexander. Three cocks contourne. Legend :

antier cokiwrn. Diam. in. Colston Ch. A.D. 1519, Laing,
ii. 212.

451. - Patrick, of Newbigging. Couche. Three cocks with
a cinquefoil at fess point. Crest : On a helmet with mant-
ling, (a cock crowing ?). Legend (Goth. I.e.) : j$ pat ....

Diam. in. Laing Ch. 14 Dec. 1519.



452. - Robert. Three cocks. Legend: > tofarti cofefiutne.

Diam. in. Record Off. Ch. 23 and 29 Nov. 1524, Laing,
ii. 214.

453. - Robert, Bishop of Dunkeld, 1522-1527. In a niche
the figure of a bishop, and in base a shield bearing arms :
Three cocks. Legend, wanting. Diam. 2 in. Record Off.
Ch. 4 Jan. 1525/6, Laing, ii. 1023, B.M. 17266.

454. - Patrick, of Newbigging. Three cocks. Legend

(Goth. I.e.): & patttcft cofehutn? Diam. in. Laing Ch.
18 Feb. 1524/5.



52 SCOTTISH ARMORIAL SEALS

455. COCKBURN, Alexander (of Ormiston). A fess chequy
between three cocks passant. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : S> altiantirt
Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch. detached seal.



456. - James, of Langton. Three cocks. Legend (Caps.) :
s IACOBI COCBRVNE D L. Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch.
27 Feb. 1537/8.

457. - Patrick, of Newbigging. Three cocks passant with
a crescent at fess point. Foliage at top and sides of shield.
Legend (Caps.) : s PATRICII COKBVRN. Diam. in. Laing,
Ch. 20 June 1539, Laing, ii. 213.

458. - William. Three cocks passant. Legend (Caps.) :
s VELELMI COIKBVRNI. Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 30 Mar.
1566, seal used by Adam Cockburn, brother to Patrick, tutor
of Langton.

459. - Alexander. A chevron, between three cocks without

legs and contourne. Legend (Caps.) : s ALEXANDER COKBVRN.
Diam. If in. Ch. A.D. 1571, per C. Innes, Laing, i. 185,
B.M. 15961.

460. - William (probably of Langton, Sheriff of Berwick-

shire). Three cocks passant. Legend (Caps.) : s VELELMI
COIKBVRNI. Diam. 1^ in. Reg. Ho. Ch. Transumpt 3 Mar.
1589/90.

461. - William, of Skirling. Three cocks passant (no mark
of difference apparent). Legend (Caps.) : ...... N DE

SKIRLIN . . Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 28 June 1615.

462. GOLDEN or COLDANE, Master Jonn, Chancellor of the

Cathedral Church of Brechin. A shield, between three
sprigs of foliage, bearing arms : On a chevron, between
two ermine spots in chief and a trefoil slipped in base, two
stars. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : St> in foftanms calfcm can-
calartt b'. Diam. 1^ in. Colston Ch. 10 Jan. 1537/8, Laing,
ii. 217, B.M. 15019.

463. COLLACE, John. A bend lozengy with a roundle in sinister

chief. Shield in centre of double quatrefoil panel. Legend
(Goth. Caps.) : s' IOHANNIS DE CVLAS. Diam. i in. New-
battle Ch. c. A.D. 1340, Laing, i. 187, B.M. 16015.

464. - Robert, of Balnamoon. Four mascles in bend sinister,

between two saltires couped. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : &' tobertt
collate. Diam. I Jin. FindurieCh. A.D. 1574, Laing, ii. 219,
B.M. 15967.



SCOTTISH ARMORIAL SEALS 53

465. COLLAGE, John, son of Robert, of Balnamoon. On a bend,
between two saltires couped, three mascles. Legend (Caps.) :
s' IOHANIS COLESE. Diam. 1^ in. Findurie Ch. A.D. 1574,
Laing, ii. 220, B.M. 15965.

466. COLLISON, John, bailie of Aberdeen. A fess between a
star flanked by two cinquefoils in chief and three peascods
in base. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : [& i]0fjarmt CoIllSOUtt. Diam.
1 T \ in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 12 Jan. 1511/2.

467. John, (bailie) of Aberdeen. A fess between a star

flanked by two cinquefoils in chief and three peascods
in base. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : Si ioftannee coleson. Diam.

in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 5 Apr. 1512, do. 8 Oct. 1518 (same
seal ?).

468. Gilbert. A fess, between a star flanked by two cinque-
foils in chief, and as many (two) peascods in base. Legend
(Goth. I.e.): &' GiLimtte coltson. Diam. If in. Monymusk
Ch. A.D. 1574, Laing, i. 186, B.M. 15966.

469. COLQUHOUN, Sir Humfrey, of that Ilk. Couche to sinister.

A saltire engrailed. Crest : On a helmet, etc. ? Sup-
porters : ? Legend (Goth. I.e.) : [Sigtll] omfrtili -tic

Diam. [l in.]. Pollock Ch. 18 Dec. 1400. Chiefs of Col-
quhoun, ii. 382, fig. 1.

470. Sir John, of that Ilk (or of Luss), Chamberlain to the

King. Couche. A saltire engrailed. Crest : On a helmet,
a stag head. Supporters : Two greyhounds, behind the sinister
one a star. Legend : &' ujfjanm'8 to cblqfaf)0fm tie l$J0 mil'.
Seal on paper guarded by a twisted roll of paper. Diam.

in. Record Off. Ch. 8 May 1475, Laing, ii. 221.

471. Robert, Bishop of Argyll, 1473-1495. Within a

Gothic niche a full-length figure of a bishop. Beneath a
shield, ensigned with a mitre and small cross, supported by
two angels kneeling, and bearing arms : A saltire engrailed.
Legend (Goth. I.e.) : & Hofcertf colqufjon epi ftjjafciotgfg.
Diam. If in. Glasgow College Ch. A.D. 1479, Laing, i. 967,
B.M. 15187.

472. Sir John, of Luss, knight. Couche. A saltire en-
grailed. Crest : On a helmet with mantling and wreath,
a stag head. Supporters: Two talbots collared. Legend
(Goth. I.e.) : & toftantu rulquijon. Diam. [1 T V in.]. Reg. Ho.
Ch. 10 Dec. 1535. Buchanan Castle Ch. 19 Aug. 1523.
Chiefs ofColquhoun, ii. 382, fig. 2.



54 SCOTTISH ARMORIAL SEALS

473. COLQUHOUN, Master John, parson of Stobo, son of Sir John
Colquhoun of Luss, knight. A saltire engrailed with a

cinquefoil in base. Legend (Caps.) : s IOHAN VHON.

Diam. in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 24 Jan. 1552/3, do. 27 Jul. 1554.

474. John, of Luss. Couche. A saltire engrailed. Crest :

On a helmet with wreath, a stag head. Supporters : Two
talbots. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : &' ioijattms culqufjon. Diam.
If in. Ch. A.D. 1558, per J. Dennistoun, Laing, i. 189,
B.M. 15970.

475. John, of Dunyelder. A saltire engrailed with a cinque-
foil in base (same as on 473). Legend (Caps.) : s'

Diam. If in. Late l6th cent., Laing MS. 499, B.M. 15969-

476. James, of Garscube. A saltire engrailed. Ornament

at top and sides of shield. Legend (Caps.) : s JACOBVS
COLQVHONE. Diam. [if in.]. Buchanan Castle Ch. 19 Sep. 1582.
Chiefs of Colquhoun, ii. 382, fig. 3.

477. Alexander, of Luss. A saltire engrailed. Legend

(Caps.): s ALEXANDRI COL .... Diam. If in. Brit. Mus.
Add. Ch. A.D. 1600, B.M. 1596'8.

478. COLVILLE, Thomas, knight. Device within two squares

interlaced : A cross moline. Legend : s THOME DE COLVIL
' K KNY ' ? Diam. in. Record Off. Homage, 28 Aug.
1296, Bain, ii., App. i. 1 (4).

479. Eustacia, widow of Reginald Le Chein. A cross

moline square pierced (Colvil) between four cross crosslets
fitchee (Chein), not on a shield. Legend (Goth. Caps.) :
s' EVSTACIE DE LES CHEN. Beaded border. Pointed oval,
If X 1 in. Melros Ch. A.D. 1316, Laing, i. 19 1, B.M. 15948.

480. Robert, Lord of Oxenham and Ochiltree. A cross

moline. Shield within a pointed Gothic trefoil panel.
Legend (Goth. Caps.) : s' ROBERTI DE COLVIL. Diam. | in.
Melros Ch. A.D. 1324, Laing, i. 192, pi. x. fig. 7, B.M. 15975.

481. James, of Easter Wemyss, 1540-1580. 1st and 4th:

A cross moline, square pierced (Colvil). 2nd and 3rd : A
fess chequy (Lindsay). Legend (Caps.) : s' IACOBI COLVIL DE
VEMIS. Slightly oval, l-j^-xlf^ in. Ch. A.D. 1547, per
C. Innes, Laing, i. 193, B.M. 15971.

482. Alexander, Commendator of Culross, Feb. 1566/7,

died before 28 May 1597, second son of Sir James Colvil of
Easter Wemyss. 1st and 4th: A fess chequy. 2nd and



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3rd : A cross moline pierced. With a mark of difference ?
Legend : s ALEXANDER COLVIN. Diam. 1| in. Ch. A.D. 1581,
per C. Innes, Laing, i. 194, B.M. 15250.

483. COLVILLE, Master John, Chanter of Glasgow. A tree

eradicated. Legend : s Diam. in. Keg. Ho. Ch.

27 of 1586, Letter of Reversion in favour of John Colvil

of Easter Wemyss.

484. James, first Lord Colville of Culross, 1604-1620.

1st and 4th : A cross moline. 2nd and 3rd : A fess chequy.
Crest : On a helmet with mantling and coronet, an antelope
head. Motto, on an escroll under the shield, illegible.
Supporters : A savage and an antelope coue. Legend (Caps.):
s IACOBI DOMINI COLVILL DE cvLRossE. Beaded borders.
Diam. li in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 4 Dec. l6ll, two of same date,
do. 24 Jul. 1621, do. 10 Aug. 1622, Soc. Antiq. Scot, three
detached seals, Laing, i. 197, B.M. 15972.

485. Robert, Master of Colville, died in 1615 before his

father, first Lord Colville of Culross. 1 st and 4th : A fess
chequy. 2nd and 3rd : A cross moline. Legend (Caps.) :
s' ROBERTI COLVILL. Diam. 1 T 7 ^ in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 4 Dec.
l6ll, two of same date, Soc. Antiq. Scot, two detached seals,
Laing, ii. 222, B.M. 15976.

486. John, of Culross. 1st and 4th: A cross moline (not

pierced). 2nd and 3rd : A fess chequy. Legend (Caps.) :
s' IOHANIS COLVILL. Diam. If in. Ch. A.D. 1612, per
C. Baxter, Laing, i. 195, B.M. 15974.

487. John. 1st and 4th : A cross moline. 2nd and 3rd :

A fess chequy. Legend (Caps.) : SIGILLVM IOHANNIS COLVILL.
Diam. l in. 17th cent, per C. Innes, Laing, i. 196, B.M.
15973.

488. Robert, younger, of Cleish. 1st and 4th: A fess

chequy. 2nd and 3rd : A cross moline. Legend (Caps.) :
s ROBERTI COLVEL. Diam. in. Laing Ch. 17 Apr. 1621.

489. COMRIE, John, of Comrie. A chevron between two ears of
rye ? chevronwise in chief and a star in base. Legend (Goth.
I.e.): & lo^anma comrt. Diam. 1 in. Ch. A.D. 1495, per
David Laing, Laing, ii. 224, B.M. 15977.

490. John, of Comrie. A bend sinister between three

stars, two in chief and one in base. Legend (Goth. I.e.) :
&'. ti)00 retime. Diam. l in. Ch. A.D. 1530, per David
Laing, Laing, ii. 225, B.M. 15978.



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491. CON, Adam, son of John Con, flesher, burgess of Edinburgh.
A fox passant. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : J5 all . . ron. Diam.

in. Reg. Ho. Ch. 11 May 1540.

492. CONAN, David. A saltire between a rose and a crescent in

flanks. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : ' BautU 3St Diam.

| in. Brechin Ch. A.D. 1444, Laing, ii. 226, B.M. 15979.

493. CONG-ILTON, Margaret, wife of Francis Borthwick of
Ballencreif in Aberlady, Haddingtonshire. Charges illegible.
Legend (Caps.) : s' MARGIR . . . CONGILTONE. Diam. if in.
Brit. Mus. Add. Ch. A.D. 1583, B.M. 15980.

494. CONNOK, Agnes. A peacock head and a mascle in chief,
with two mascles in base. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : & anfptctlg
connofe. Diam. 1| in. The seal of Robert Arthur, 49,
bears the same arms. Ch. A.D. 1536, Laing MS. 102, B.M.
15981.

495. COOK, Master George. Two staves or batons in saltire, with
a star in chief. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : J5 TO jpfcorgu nigk.
Diam. l in. Late l6th cent. Laing MS. 25, B.M. 16036.

496. COOPER or COWPEE, Adam, of Gogar. A chevron ermine
between three laurel branches, each of as many leaves.
The shield surrounded with foliage. Legend (Caps.) :
s' ADAMI COVPER DE ooGAR. Cabled borders. Diam. l in.
Edinb. Ch. 6 Apr. 1608, Laing, ii. 236, B.M. 15986.

497. or COWPEE, William, Bishop of Galloway, 1614-

1619. An allegorical design, upper part defaced, on sinister
side a kneeling female, on dexter side a hand holding a
lighted candle with motto enclosing it, and in base a shield
bearing arms : A chevron [ermine ?] between three laurel
branches, each of as many leaves. At top of shield the
date l6l 3, and at sides the initials W. C. Legend (Caps.) :

SIGILLVM ROTVNDVM GVLIELMI CANDIDE CA[SE EPISCOPl]. Laing

Ch. 25 Jan. ]6l4, Reg. Ho. Ch. 25 Jan. 1614, do. 26 Dec.
161 5, Laing, ii. 1094.

498. or COWPEE, William, Bishop of Galloway, 1614-

1619. A chevron, ermine, between three laurel leaves.
The initials V M C around the shield. A signet. Letter 10 Aug.
l6l 8, per Marquis of Lothian, Laing, ii. 1095.

499. COPLAND, Thomas. Two garbs in chief and a boar head
contourne in base. Legend (Goth. I.e.) : &' tfjomc coplant.



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