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Arms granted to A. Sydney Bicknell,
17 May, 1894, registered at the
College of Arms: Or, on a mount vert, a
beacon fired proper, a chief sa.,
thereon a cross flory, between two porcupines
respecting each other of the first.
Mantling: Vert and or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, or and
gules, a dragon couchant
reguardant, wings expanded, gorged with
collar, or, holding in the dexter
claw a cross as in the arms.
Motto: Surge Biconyll.
Arms used (unregistered) from 1736
Or, two bars gules, surmounted by a lion
Crest: A dragons head erased vert.
Motto: [These varied at times]
The Bicknell coat of arms hereby
illustrated is officially
documented in Burkes general Armory.
The original description of the arms (shield) is
Ar. Two bars Gu, over all a lion ramp, of the
When translated the Blazon also describes the
original colours of the Bicknell arms as: Silver; Two red horizontal bars, overall a
silver lion attacking.
Above the shield and helmet is the crest which
is described as: A green dragons head collared and severed at the neck.
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