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Kelly Elizabeth McClurg


Registration number 20100317E


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Kelly Elizabeth McClurg are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Per fess Argent and Azure in chief two ravens transfixed by a single arrow fesswise point to sinister Or in base an open book proper cover Or clasps proper charged with a quill pen bend sinister-wise Azure.
Motto: Believe in Yourself and Magic will Happen

Registration

2009 American College of Heraldry #3242 (with difference of charge in base)
The International Register of Arms, 14th December 2011. Registration No. 0211 (Vol.2)

Biographical information

Ms McClurg was born in Erie, PA to Mr. Timothy Michael and Rhonda Lynn (nee Johnson) McClurg. She has spent most of her life in Madison, WI. Ms McClurg has been an active volunteer in several organizations. Additionally she has always written stories, poems and articles for the local newspapers. Ms McClurg graduated with a BA in Journalism and English with a Creating Writing Option from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Design rationale

Based on the arms of Frederick Henry McClurg and Timothy Michael McClurg. Differenced as new arms for Kelly E. McClurg: The ravens refer to a Scottish story in which a widow's sons by three different men performed archery to show prowess with weapons for Robert the Bruce while he was on the run from the English. The brother's names were Murdoch, McKie and McClurg. The brothers joined The Bruce's army until he became Robert I, King of Scotland. The book with quill has a dual meaning because it is a charge taken from her father's crest (Timothy Michael McClurg) and alludes to Ms McClurg's chosen profession as a jounalist. The quill pen is Azure because it is her favorite color.

Registered by

Kathleen Anne McClurg

Categories

Personal, Original, US, M

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