Partridge, (fr. perdrix): occurs tolerably frequently both in English and French arms. In the arms of GREGOR there is a play upon the name, it being Cornish for Partridge.
Gules, on a fesse argent between three lions rampant or as many partridges proper--PARTRIDGE.
Argent, a chevron gules between three partridges proper--GREGOR, Trewarthenick, Cornwall.
Gules, a fesse between three partridges argent a bendlet azure--FITZMARMADUKE, Nottingham. [See ante under Parrot.]
Vert, a garb between three partridges or--SAXBY, Chafford, Kent; granted 1751.
Argent, a chevron sable between three partridges proper--ELD, co. Stafford, 1574.
Azure, a hawk seizing a partridge argent; on a chief of the last three bolts of the first--KNOWLES.
D'azur, à trois perdrix d'or--RAMBOUILLET, Lorraine.