LURGAN (Co. Armagh).
LURGAN (Co. Armagh). Has no armorial bearings. But in iS68 the Town Commissioners did Lord Lurgan the honour (.') of appropriating his arms and quarterings (with his crest) to impale with a bogus concoction of their own invention. The result is as follows: — i Party per pale, the dexter side, quarterly I and 4, party per pale or and argent an inescutcheon within an orle of martlets sable (being the arms of Brownlow). 2 Argent, a stag springing gules, on a chief vert three mullets of the first (being the arms of O'Dogherty). 3 Gules, a chevron between three escallop-shells or (being the arms of Chamberlain) ; the sinister side vert, on a chevron ermine, between a pile of linen webs in chief, and a beehive with bees in base all proper, three bezants. Crest — On a chapeau azure, turned up ermine, a greyhound gules, collared or, being the crest of Lord Lurgan. Motto — " Be just and fear not."
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