Crest: A Demi lion Argent holding in his dexter paw a cross crosslet fitchée Gules
Motto: Par Valeur (By bravery)
Historic Seat: Heron, Kirkcudbrightshire
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
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The family claims descent from the Herons of Chipchase in who are recorded in Northumberland in the 11th century.
Walterus de Hayroun was clerk to William the Lion between 1178 – 80. Roger Heron, a charter witness in 1321, appears in a writ by Roger Corbet of Langton in 1330 as Roger Hayron, and Sir Thomas de Heron was witness to a demise by Roger Corbet of Langton in 1329.
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