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Coat of Arms and Surname History Prints
We have been the UK licence holders of the world’s largest heraldic research company since 1996. Authentic prints at competitive prices, and there’s a choice of frames and portrait or landscape orientation.
Our Surname History prints contain the Coat of Arms, and an average of 1,800 words about the origins of the surname; where the name was first found, how it spread, alternative spellings of the name, and famous people with the name.
The Coat of Arms is that first found for the name. Also known as a Family Crest, the coirreect name is an ‘Achievement’, the coat of arms is the part that appears on the shield, and the family crest (if any) is shown above the helmet. The family motto (if any) is shown in the upper scroll, although these do not usually appear on Achievments granted before 1660.