The Principal, Historical, and Allusive Arms, Borne by Families of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, with Their Respective Authorities
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1803 edition. Excerpt: ...and two of 74 guns; for which he again received the thanks of both Houses of Parliament. In 1796, he was created an English peer by the title of Baron Bridport, of Cricket St. Thomas in the county of Somerset; which title was extended to his issue male only. He was also made vice-admiral of England. In June 1800, he was further honoured with the rank of Viscount Bridport, and to his islue male. Gazettes, &c. DUNCAN, S. DUNCAN, VISCOUNT DUNCAN. Arms: Gules, a representation of a gold medal (presented to him for his victory at Camperdown) ensigned with a naval crown, and subscribed Camperdown, between two cinquefoils in chief; and a bugle-horn in base Argent, strung and garnished Azure. Crest, a dismasted ship proper. Motto, above: D1sce Pat1. Learn to suffer. Sup Supporters. Dexter, a female sigure winged, crowned with a celestial crown; a scarf across her garments, resting her exterior hand on an anchor; her interior hand holding a palm branch (the emblem, probably, of Victory). Sinister, a sailor holding with his exterior hand the Union flag; the tri-coloured flag wrapped round its staff. Motto. Secund1s Dub11sque Rectus. Steady in Prosperity and Perth. N. B. Pendant to the shield, by a ribband, the cross of St. Alexander Newslcy. Adam Duncan, Lord Viscount Duncan, descended of the Duncans of Lundie, in the shire of Angus, attained the rank of post captain in the navy in 1761. In 1797, he received the Order of St. Alexander Newsky from the Emperor of Russia, for his attention to the Ruffian ships and ofsicers while under his command. On October the nth, the fame year, being then admiral of the Blue, he compleatly defeated the Dutch fleet under Admiral de Winter, taking nine fail of the line and two frigates; for which he was created Viscount...
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