The Armorial Register - International Register of Arms

  Subscribe to the Armorial Newsletter
THE ARMORIAL NEWSLETTER
Subscribe to The Armorial Newsletter
 for Registry and Heraldic & Genealogical News
  The Armorial Register - International Register of Arms
THE ARMORIAL REGISTER
International Register of Arms
Volume 1 & Volume 2
 
 

The Armorial Register -  International Register of Arms - Cram-Sinclair, N.S.F

International Register of Armorial Bearings (Coats of Arms)

 
THIS WEBSITE
Home
Search The Register
Register Your Arms
Feudal Lords & Barons
Armorial Shop-Store
Heraldic Artists
History of Heraldry
Advertising Program
Heraldic Authorities
Heraldic Societies
Useful Links
Registry News
Monthly Newsletter
Armorial Forum
AR on FaceBook
Contact
Site Map
ARMORIAL FAMILIES
 
Last Update: 25/09/2015
 
 

Web Design HCS

u2surf.net Web Design

 

Nicholas Spencer Fitzroy Cram-Sinclair, Baron of Brough,
Lord of the Manor of Crimdon, BA (Hons), PGDip,Cert.CE, FSA Scot

Registered: The International Register of Arms, 25th February 2006. Registration No. 00026. (Lordship & Barony Register)

Arms: Quarterly,
1st, Argent, a cross engrailed Sable.
2nd and 3rd, Argent, a mullet Azure between 3 inescutcheons Gules.
4th, Argent, on a cross engrailed Sable, a human heart Gules, in dexter chief, a crescent Gules
Overall at the fess point, an inescutcheon Gules, charged with 3 fleurs-de-lis Argent.

The shield ensigned below the helmet with a chapeau Gules, double Ermine, behind which is draped a feudo-baronial mantle doubled of silk Argent, fur-edged of miniver and collar Ermine.

Crest: On a human heart Gules, winged Or, a sparrowhawk proper.

The Arms of Nicholas S.F. Cram-Sinclair of Assery-Brough, Baron of Brough

Supporters: (granted to the armiger solely for the term of his life) Dexter: A griffin Gules, wings elevated, armed, beaked and winged Or Sinister: A raven Sable proper.

Standard: 4 yards in length with rounded unspoilt ends having the Arms of Sinclair (viz:- Argent, a cross engrailed Sable) in the hoist and of 4 tracts, bendy-wavy Argent and Gules, with the aforesaid badge depicted and displayed 3 times, along with the cri-de-guerre, ’HRAFNS-MERKI(L)’ in letters Sable upon 2 transverse bands Or.

Badge: A raven displayed and volant Sable.

Mottoes: Above Crest: 'Fortiter Et Sincere'(Boldly and sincerely)
Below Shield: 'Med Logum Skal Land Byggja'(By law shall the land be built up)

Recorded: Lyon Office Birthbrief of Hew/Hugh Sinclair, 4th Laird-Baron of Brough, c.1671-1714, held within Joseph Stacey, Ross Herald(1663-86)'s archival papers.

Private Registration: Bureau of Heraldry, Dept. of Arts and Culture of South Africa, regd. 21st June 2001 (H4/3/4/682), Govt. Notice 446, Govt. Gazette 23318, dated 18th April 2002 (arms), Govt. Notice 1113,Govt.Gazette 25275,dated 8th August 2003(badge and standard) - Certificate nos.3437 (arms, supporters and compartment), 3438(badge) and 3438(standard), dated 30th July 2004.

Further Private Registration: United States Heraldic Registry: regd. 15th February 2006, no. 20060215K (arms): 'Heraldische Gemeinschaft Westfalen: regd. May 2006, no. DEV 200006 (arms,supporters and compartment).

The armorial rendering (but not standard and badge, which were done by Achievements Ltd.) was originally depicted, both in colour and bookplate form by Max Marnau.

The arms are a revised version of those of the Shetlander feudo-baronial Sinclair family of Brough (1563/87-1714), of which the armiger (as Baron of Brough) is the titular representer; while the supporters with the lower motto and badge/standard (in the Norne dialect) allude to the family's Norse Viking heritage as cadet descendants of the dynastic 'Prince'-Jarls (EARLS) of Orkney (c.894-1470/1), commemorating the latter's part in the historic Irish battle of Clontarf (Good Friday 1014). 
 
The armiger's maternal line, the Jamaican-based mercantile/planter cadet branch of the Laing family of 
Pa(b/p)dale and Strynzi (a/e), Orkney are represented by the crest's sparrowhawk. 

The Standard of Nicholas S.F. Cram-Sinclair of Assery-Brough, Baron of Brough

The inescutcheon represents the armiger's late adoptive stepfather John Charles Johnson Cram (whose maternal line of Dixon-Johnson provide the upper motto and through whom the armiger now holds the nominal Lordship of the Manor of Crimdon in Co.Durham), lineal descendant of the N.E. anglicised branch of the German feudo-baronial Von Cramm family of Oelber and Volkesheim in Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel.

 

 

© The Armorial Register - International Register of Arms 2011

 

Register your Arms - International Armorial Register

Search By Surname

 
A B C D E F G H I J
K L M N O P Q R S
T U V W X Y Z

 

NEED AN HERALDIC ARTIST?

Contact us for

Further Information

 

The Armorial Bearings of Nicholas Spencer Fitzroy Cram-Sinclair