Category:Walter (Butler) arms

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Basic arms & blazon


Arms of Walter, adopted at the start of the age of heraldry by w:Theobald Walter, 1st Chief Butler of Ireland (fl.1194). These arms are borne in the first quarter of the arms of the Butler family, Marquess of Ormonde (the "cup" arms of Butler are borne in the 2nd) reflecting that family's descent in the male line from Theobald Walter. (Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.864). Later adopted as "modern arms" by Sir Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire and Ormond, whose maternal grandfather was Thomas Butler, 7th Earl of Ormonde.


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