Noah's Ark, (fr. Arche de Noé): this device is singularly chosen for more than one coat of arms, both of English and French families. It is generally represented floating on the waters of the deluge, and in chief a dove flying, bearing in its beak the olive-branch.
Argent, an ark in the water proper surmounted by a dome azure standing thereon and holding in the beak an olive-branch vert, all between three gilly-flowers gules stalked and leaved of the fourth--JOLLY, Scotland.
Argent, in a sea in base the Ark of Noah, and in chief a dove volant with an olive-branch in the beak all proper--GALLIEZ, Scotland.
Azure, an antique hulk, the stern terminating with the head of a dragon; in the hulk the ark with three doors in the side; from the ark against the side a stepladder all or; on a chief argent the Cross of S.George gules; charged in the centre with a lion passant gardant of the second--SHIPWRIGHTS' Company[Inc. 1605].