Shaw Clan Crest:
Shaw 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:
William Shaw of Easter Lair
Arms: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Or, a lion rampant Gules, armed and langued Azure; 2nd and 3rd, Argent, a fir-tree growing out of a mound in base Vert, in the dexter canton a dexter hand couped at the wrist holding a dagger, point downwards, all Gules, overall at the center point a torteau charged with a wolf’s head erased Argent, langued Azure.
Crest: A demi lion Gules, holding in the dexter paw a sword Proper hilted and pommelled Or.
Motto: “FIDE ET FORTITUDINE”
Slughorn (or battle cry): “NA BEAN RIS A CHAT”
Shaw of Greenock
Illustration painted for a hand-written pedigree of Shaw Stewart of Greenock and Blackhall