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Robert Richard Huggins

Registration number 20080623A

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Robert Richard Huggins are registered as an original design and described by the blazon below

Arms: Per fess Sable and Vert, a sword inverted Argent bladed Argent hilt and pommel Or half sheathed Argent piercing a heart in base Gules.
Crest: On a wreath Vert and Or a rook close Gules.
Mantling: Sable and Argent.
Motto: Espere, Noli Espere Metus (Find me, do not find fear)
Badge: A rook close Gules upon a Sable chess-rook.

Biographical information

I was born in Indianapolis, IN. I served in the infantry of the United States Army from 2001-2005. I graduated from Missouri State University in 2007 with a BS in Computer Science, and I have come to work as a Software Engineer at Cerner in Kansas City, MO.

Design rationale

The tincture vert symbolizes my love of nature and my membership in the Army. The sable represents the night sky. I was known for my ability to navigate at night. The sheathed part of the sword coming from my heart represents my desire to abstain from violence for the rest of my life. The unsheathed half upon the sable field represents the darker side of me able to use the sword if need be in the future. The heart also symbolizes my family name. In researching my name I have found that many forms of surnames resembling Huggins are thought to derive from Hug, which is a Germanic word meaning heart or spirit. The sable rook represents the chess piece I personally identify with, and the side in chess I prefer to play despite the inherent disadvantage. I see myself as being strong and stable like the castle the rook resembles and I move straight like the rook. The red rook (bird) symbolizes one of my favorite birds in part from its similarity to the chess piece in name and its intelligence.

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Personal, Original, US, H

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