Registration number 20150203G
This certifies that the heraldic arms of
born c 1566 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England
and died 1644 in Duxbury, Massachusetts, United States of America
are registered and described by the blazon below
Arms: Sable a chevron Ermine between three estoilles Argent.
Crest: On a wreath Argent and Sable a bear's head erased Azure.
Motto: Vérité soyez ma garde (Truth, be my shield)
According to Steele, the design represents "stars breaking through the darkness of night."
This coat of arms is associated with William Brewster in the following publications, some with more certainty than others.
Crozier, William Armstrong. . 1904; rpt. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1972. 27.
Jones, Emma C. Brewster. . New York: The Grafton Press, 1908. xvii, xxxvii.
Steele, Ashbel. . Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1857. 38.
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