Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
quarterly of 16 1st arg a fess gu in chief 3 torteaux (Devereux, Earls of Essex) 2nd arg a cross gu between 4 water bouget sa larger (Bourchier, Earl of Essex) 3rd quarterly i az 3 fleurs de lys or lower to the sinister ii gu 3 lions passant gardant in pale or armed and langued az lower to the dexter iii gu 3 lions passant gardant in pale or armed and langued az higher to the sinister iv az 3 fleurs de lys or higher to the dexter;; over the quarters a bordure arg (Thomas of Woodstock, Earl of Gloucester) 4th az a bend arg cotised or [between 6 lions rampant or] in sinister chief 3 lions rampant or 2 and 1 much larger lower slightly to the dexter in dexter base 3 lions rampant or 1 and 2 much larger higher to the dexter (Bohun, Earls of Hereford) 5th gu 2 bendlets arg (Miles FitzWalter, Earl of Hereford - the upper bendlet should be or) 6th quarterly or and gu a carbuncle sa slightly higher (Mandeville, Earls of Essex) 7th gu a fess arg in chief 9 billets or 5 and 4 slightly lower in the lower half 9 billets or 5 and 4 much lower slightly smaller smaller (Godfrey de Louvaine) 8th arg a fess gu a canton gu a canton abased gu (Wydville, Earl Rivers) 9th arg a saltire gu fretty or (Crophull) 10th or a fret gu (Verdun/Verdon) 11th per pale or and vert a lion rampant gu lower (William the Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, as Earl Marshal) 12th gu a bend lozengy or (William the Marshal) 13th vairy or and gu (Ferrers, Barons Ferrers of Chartley) 14th az 3 garbs or (Ranulf de Blondeville, Earl of Chester) 15th gu 7 mascles conjoined or 3,3 and 1 (de Quincy, Earls of Winchester) 16th gu a cinquefoil ermine very much higher much smaller much to the dexter (Beaumont, Earls of Leicester)
The quartered arms of Sir Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG
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