November 13, 2002 - Diverse Arms granted to Stirlings 1200ad

A compilation  of Arms granted to diverse Stirlings

Shown above is a representation of the arms of Sir James Stirling, 5th of Keir taken from his seal

1. Stirling of Cadder



Argent, on a bend, sable,  three buckles, or.

Crest: A swan’s head and neck issuing  out of a ducal coronet, proper.

2. Stirling of Cadder

Quarterly: first and Fourth,  a bend cheque, for Monteith; second and third, on a bend, three buckles for Stirling of Cadder

Crest ( from seal of William Stirling of Cadder, 1292):  the chivalrous "impressa" of a swan's head and neck, with expanded wings, issuing from a coronet, 1382.

The seal of  William Stirling of Cadder, 1292, presents two lions  rampant, supporting the shield in front of a tree, an unusual heraldic arrangement.

3. Striveline
( Sir John of Moray )






Six mullets on a field, about 1260

4. Stirling of Glenesk, county of Forfar






Three stars, about 1350

5. Stryvelin
( from the seal of Sir John de Striveline of Northumberland) - Most probably not related to the Stirlings of Carse



Sable a semee of cross crosslets, fitche, argent, three covered cups - 1367

Crest: On a Helmet affrontee’ a covered cup between two horns. source-’the Stirlings of Craigbernard and Glorat’ pg. 56

6. Strivelin
probably the son of Sir John de Striveline of Northumberland

Sable three covered cups, between nine crosslets, fitche, argent

7. Strivelin

 

Quarterly, gules and or,
in the first a cross patonce of the last

8. Stryvelyn
( Granted in the reign of Edward III, 1342, to Sir John de Stryveline, Bart.)






Argent, on a chief, gules, three round buckles, or. ( also the buckles in fess)

9. Streveling ( Scotland )

Quarterly, first and fourth, argent on a bend, engrailed, azure, three buckles of the feild; in chief, on a scraggy branch, couped, a starling,  facing the sinister, proper; second and third, argent, a saltier engrailed, sable; in chief, a rose, gules

Crest: First, a lionis gamb holding an oak branch, acorned, proper; second a stag's head erased, proper

10. Streveling






Argent, on a bend three round buckles, or. Crest: the sun shining on the stump of an oak tree, proper

11. Streveling






Quarterly, gules and or, a cross, argent.

12. Streveling






Argent, on a chief, sable, three round buckles or.

13. Streveling

Sable, three covered cups between seven  cross crosslets, argent.

14. Stirling of Keir




Argent, on a bend, sable , three buckles, or

Crest: A Moor’s  head head, couped, proper.

Motto: Gang Forward.

15. Stirling of Keir and Pollok

Quarterly, first and fourth, argent, on a saltier, sable, an annulet, or, stoned,  azure for Maxwell; second and third, or, on a bend, sable, three buckles, or, for Stirling of Keir

Crest: A Stag's head, erased, proper. Supporters: Two apes, proper  argent ( on a seal of 1440 are two lions)

Motto: I am  ready.

16. Stirling of Craigbarnet


Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, between a rose in chief and a boars  head, cabossed, in base, gules, three buckles or.

Crest: A lady issuant from the breast upward, proper, robed and  winged, or, ensigned on the head with a cross, proper.

17. Stirling of Craigbarnet

Quarterly, first and fourth, Argent a saltier cantoned with four holly leaves, slipped  vert, for Gartshore; second and third, Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, between a rose in chief and a boards head, cabossed, in base, gules, three buckles or

Crest: An eagle, displayed, proper. Supporters: Two eagles with wings expanded, proper

Motto: I renew my age

18. Stirling of Craigbarnet



Argent, on a bend, Azure, three buckles of the field.

Crest: A lady issuant from the breast upward,  proper, attired and winged, or, ensigned on the head with  a cross, gules.

19. Stirling of Glorat

Argent, a bend, engrailed, azure, charged with three buckles, or, on a chief ,  gules, a naked arm issuing out of a cloud from the  sinister side, grasping a sword in pale, therewith  guarding an imperial crown in the dexter chief point,  proper, all within a double tressure, couter-flowered with thistles, vert

Crest: A lion passant.

20. Stirling of Glorat

Arms. Same as those of Craigbarnet

Crest: A lion passant

Supporters: Two soldiers in armor with plumes

Motto: Semper fidelis

21. Stirling
(Confirmed in 1649 to Sir Robert Stirling,  Knight, Governor of the City and County of Cork, Ireland, fourth son of William Stirling of Glorat)


Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, three buckles or, and for the  augmentation, on a canton, gules, a sword in pale, supporting on the pointa crown, all proper, between a  thistle and a harp in the third.

Crest: Out of a ducal  coronet, or, an armed arm holding in the hand a sword, the point supporting a crown of laurel, all proper.

Motto: Gang through

22. Stirling, Cadet of Glorat, 1672






Or, on a bend, engrailed,  between a rose in chief and a martelet in base, gules, three buckles of the field.

23. Stirling of Herbertshire, 1672


Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, between two roses, one in chief and the  other in base, gules,three buckles, or

Crest: A Moor's  head, couped, proper

Motto: Gang forward

24. Stirling of Dundee, 1672



Or, on a bend, azure, three  buckles of the first; in chief a columbine flower,  slipped, proper

Crest: A ship under sail, proper

Motto: Faventibus auris

25. Stirling, Dr. George of Edinburgh, 1672 - Surgeon

The ‘Trapan’ is a surgical tool for boring a hole in a patient’s skull.


Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, between a rose in chief, gules, and a  trapan in base, proper, three buckles, or

Crest: A dexter hand, pointing a lancet, proper

Motto: By wounding I cure.

26. Stirling of Ardoch, 1666





Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, three buckles, or., quartered with a cross, engrailed, azure.

27. Stirling of Law, County Dumbarton




Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, three buckles, or, in chief an oak tree, slipped, vert, thereupon a raven, proper

Motto: Hic fides et robur 

28. Stirling of Bankell
Identical with arms of of the Stirlings of Hertfordshire, England 


Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, three buckles, or, in chief a lion’s head, erased, gules

Crest: A lion passant, proper

Motto: Fides servata secundat.

29. Stirling of Achoyle




Argent, on a bend, engrailed, Azure, between a rose in chief, gules, and an annulet in base, of the last, three buckles or

Crest: A Moor’s head. couped, sable. 

30. Stirling of Old Montrose 


Argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, between a Moor’s head, couped, Sable, banded, or and a garb in the base, of the second, three buckles of the fourth

Crest: A demi Moor issuing from the wreath, at his back a sheaf of arrows, his dexter arm stretched out holding in fess, an arrows, all proper.

31. Stirling  


Argent, on a bend, sable, three buckles of the field, tongues in chief

Crest: A buck’s head, azure attired, or out of a ducal corcoronet of the last.

Supporters: Two bulls, proper, armed and maned, sable, collared and chained, or. 

32. Stirling of Drumpellier



Argent on a bend, engrailed, azure, three buckles, or, between two cinquefoils, gules; a bordure, vert

Crest: Out of a ducal coronet, or, a stag’s head, proper 

33. Stirling of Drumpellier


Argent on a bend, sable, three buckles, or

Crest: Issuing out of a ducal coronet, a hart’s head, azure. Supporters: Two Caledonian bulls, proper, gorged and chained, or

Motto: Gang forward and Castrumet nemus Strevileuse

34. Stirling of Mansfield, County Ayr

Argent, a fess cheque, azure, and of the field, between a lion rampant, gules, and a Moor’s head, couped, proper, in chief, a garb of the second in base; over all a bend, engrailed, also of the second, charged with three buckles, or.

Crest: A demi Moor, on his back a sheaf of arrows in fess, all proper.

Supporters: Two Moor’s, girt around the loins with belts of feathers,each having a fillet wreathed, argent and azure around his head, a quiver of arrows at his back, a sword at his side, sandals on his feet and resting with his exterior hand on bow, all proper.

Motto: Forward

35. Stirling of Larbert

Same as above without supporters. 

36. Stirling of Duchray 

Quarterly: first and fourth, argent, on a bend, engrailed, azure, between two roses, gules, three buckles, or; second, or, in fess, a broken wall, azure, masoned, sable; in base a rose, gules, on a chief, engrailed of the third, three escallops, or; in the collar point a crescent of the fourth, for difference; third, argent, a saltier, engrailed, azure on a chief of the last, three mullets of the field.

Crest: An eagle displayed, holding in dexter claw a sword and in the sinister a pistol, proper. Supporters: Two lions, argent, imperially crowned, or

Motto (over): For right. 

37. “Stirlings” of Fairburn

The Stirlings of Fairburn were granted these arms in 1929 by the Lord Lyon of Scotland. The family claimed descent from Clan MacGregor. They assumed the Stirling name during the proscription as they were protected by Clan Stirling. The arms show this relationship by adding the Stirling of Keir bend and buckles ( engrailed for differencing ) to the ancient charges  of  Clan MacGregor.


Argent, on a bend, engrailed, sable, between an oak tree, in bend, eradicate, proper, slipped vert. acorned, in chief, a sword, in bend , hilted or, on its point an antique crown, gules, in base, three buckles, or.

Crest: A Moor’s  head head, couped, proper

Motto: Gang Forward.