ROLL OF EARLY AMERICAN ARMS - Q
- ARM NAME BLAZON COMMENTS SOURCE
Quarles, William (of Ipswich, Mass, ca 1647-90)
Or a fess dancetty Ermine between three popinjays Vert beaked and membered Gules
1. Quincy, Edmund (Boston, 1628-Braintree, Mass, 1698)
2. Quincy, Edmund (Boston, 1681-1738)
3. Quincy, John (Boston, 1689-Braintree, Mass, 1767)
4. Quincy, Josiah (Boston, 1710-1784)
5. Quincy, Josiah (Boston, 1772-Quincy, Mass, 1864)
Gules seven mascles conjoined three, three, one Or
1. Engraved on a caudle cup given to First Church of Braintree. Bolton misblazons the mascles as nine, conjoined 3-2-3-1.
2. Seal on his will; son of Edmund Quincy, #1.
3. Embroidery by his granddaughter Joanna Quincy Loring, 1796. Brother of Edmund Quincy, #2; president of Harvard University.
4. Embroidered "hatchment" owned by his wife Hannah, née Sturgis, impaling "Azure a chevron between three cross crosslets fitchy all within a bordure engrailed Or" (Sturges). Son of Edmund Quincy, #2.
5. Bookplate drawn by his daughter Eliza Susan Quincy. Grandson of Josiah Quincy #4.
The arms are those of the medieval de Quincy Earls of Winchester; Vermont says there is no genealogical connection.