Napier Crest & Coats of Arms

Napier Clan Crest

Crest Description: A dexter arm erect couped below the elbow Proper, grasping a crescent Argent


Napier Coats of Arms

A note on Coats of Arms:
Under Scottish heraldic law a coat of arms is awarded to an individual (with the exception of civic or corporate arms) . There is no such thing as a ‘family coat of arms’ The arms represented below are personal arms (with the above exceptions). Only the individual granted these arms has the right to use them.  for more information see our pages on heraldry here:


NAPIER of Merchiston
Argent, a saltire engrailed, cantoned of four roses, Gules, barbed, Vert.

NAPIER, Lord Napier of Merchistoun, baronet of Thirlestane
Quarterly; 1st and 4th, Argent, a saltire engrailed, cantoned of four roses, Gules, barbed, Vert (for Napier); 2nd and 3rd, Or, on a bend, Azure, a mullet pierced, between two crescents, of the field, within a double tressure, flory counterflory, of the second (for Scott of Thirlestane).

Arms of Col. Robert Milliken-Napier of Milliken
Quarterly, 1st and 4th Argent., a Saltire, engrailed gules, cantoned with four Roses, gules [Napier of Merchiston]; 2nd, Azure, a Lion rampant, argent., crowned, Or [Macdowall of Garthland]; 3rd, Argent, a fesse azure, voided of the field, between three demi-lions, crowned gules [Milliken], with the Badge of Nova Scotia surrounding the shield. Crests:- 1st, an arm grasping an eagle’s leg, ppr. [Napier]; 2nd, a demi-lion, rampant, gu., holding in his dexter fore paw a dagger or. Milliken; Supporters: – Two eagles with their wings closed, ppr. Mottoes: – Sans tache; Regarde bien.

Arms of Col. Robert Milliken-Napier of Milliken, Milliken House, Argyleshire

Napier Coat of Arms, Napier University, Edinburgh