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Everett Eugene Smith, III


Registration number 20051229N


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Everett Eugene Smith III are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Argent a cross cottised Gules, on first quarter Azure a star Argent, overall on a plate fimbriated Gules a boar’s head erased Sable.
Crest: On a wreath Argent and Gules a griffin's head erased Gules, beaked Sable, langue Gules.




Design rationale

The armiger's first name, Everett, in Old English means "strong boar," so the boar is a canting symbol. The star refers to the armiger's home: the United States and ancestral homes, Texas and California, both of which use the star on their flags. The cross refers to the armiger's Christian faith. The Griffin is referential to the armiger's personal motto, "SAPIENTIAM DEBERE PRAEIRE FORTITVDINEM SEQVI" (wisdom should come first fortitude to follow) which is embodied by the head of the eagle leading the strong heart of the lion in the Griffin. Just the head is shown to further emphasize the importance of wisdom.

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