Cram-Sinclair, Nicholas

Registration Information:

  • Society of American Armigers Registry No.: AA0102
  • Registration Date: 31 July 2021
  • Armiger: Nicholas Cram-Sinclair of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

* The following blazon and/or emblazonment are hereby Certified by the armiger listed, to be his/her original (or inherited/matriculated) Arms.

Category: American Armigers



Arms:  Quarterly, 1st, Azure, a lymphad at anchor Or flagged Gules sails furled Argent oars erect Sable within a double tressure flory counterflory of the 2nd (Earldom of Orkney); 2nd, Argent, on a cross engrailed Sable,a human/man's heart Gules, in dexter chief, a crescent Gules (Sinclair of Hous(e/s)); 3rd, Argent, 3 piles conjoined in point sable,in the middle chief point a martlet Or (Laing of Pa(b/p)dale & Strenzie/Strynzia); 4th, Azure, a 3-masted ship Or flagged Gules under sail Argent (Earldom of Caithness) Overall at the fess point, an inescutcheon Gules, charged with 3 fleurs-de-lis(2:1) Argent (Von Cramm)

Crest:  On a human/man's heart Gules, a sparrowhawk proper between a pair of wings Or.

motto:  Above Crest: Fortiter Et Sincere Below Shield: Med Logum Skal Land Byggja.

Badge:  A raven displayed and volant Sable.

Standard:  4 yards in length with rounded unsplit ends having the Arms of Sinclair (viz:- Argent, a cross engrailed Sable) in the hoist and of 4 tracts, bendy-wavy Argent and Gules, with the aforesaid badge depicted and displayed 3 times, along with the cri-de-guerre,'HRAFNS-MERKI(L)' in letters Sable upon 2 tranverse bands Or.

Design Rationale:

Feudo-baronial and chieftainly cadet of the Scottish Earls of Caithness (1455), Chiefs of the Clan Sinclair

Other Registration(s):

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