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Pringle Arms from:
An Ordinary of Arms (Vol. 1),
contained in the public register of all arms and bearings in Scotland.
By James Balfour Paul, Lyon King of Arms.
Edinburgh, 1895.
Page 39:
Pringle of Clifton (1693): Az. on a chevron arg. three escallops of the first.
Pringle of Haining (1731): Az. on a chevro arg. three escallops of the field.
 
Page 23:
Pringle of Newhall: Az. a besant between three escallops or.
 
Page 40:
Pringle of Crichton (1743): Az. on a chevron arg. three escallops of the first, and in the base a mullet or.
 
Page 77:
Pringle of Greenknowe: Az. three escallops or within a bordure engrailed of the last.
Pringle of Stitchell: Az. three escallops or.
 
Page 207:
Pringle of Torwoodlee: Arg. on a saltire engrailed az. five escallops of the first.
Pringle of Whytbank (1st matric.): Arg. on a saltire engrailed sa. five escallops or.
Pringle of Whytbank and Yair (2nd matric. 1828): Arg. on a saltire engrailed sa. five escallops or.
 
 
An Ordinary of Arms, Volume 2
contained in the Public Register of all Arms and Bearings in Scotland,
1902-1975
Compiled in Lyon Office. Edinburgh, 1977.
 
Page 375:
 
Ordinary number: 05460
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or.
William Pringle of Whytbank
26th January 1935.
Lyon Reg.: 31/35
 
05461
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, and a fox’s mask in chief of the second for his difference.
John Archibald Pringle
28th June 1965.
47/101.
 
05462
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, over all a lable of three points Azure each charged with two pheons of the third, all within a bordure per pale dexter engrailed compony Sable and Or, sinister Or, on a dexter canton Or an estoile of six rays Azure.
Alan Alexander Welsh Pringle: South Africa.
11th February 1957
42/35
 
05463
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, all within a bordure per pale dexter engrailed compony Sable and Or, sinister Gules for difference.
Edward Joseph Townsend Pringle: South Africa
30th September 1938
33/43
 
05464
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, a bordure per pale dexter engrailed compony Sable and Or, sinister engrailed Gules.
Eric Pringle: South Africa
31st January 1956
40/76
 
 
 
Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland (from 1672 until 1907)
From www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk [The Lyon Register began in 1672].
 
Robert Pringle of Stitchell (12 Sep 1673)
Bears azure three Escalops Or, above the shield a helmet befitting his degree, mantle glues doubled argent. Next is placed on an torse for his crest, a St Andrews cross within a Garland of bay leaves proper. The motto is an Escroll, Coronat Fides.
 
 
James Pringle of Greenknow (1673)
Descended of a second son of the family of Stitchell, Bears azure three escalops within a bordur ingrailed Or. On a helmet befitting his degree with mantle gules doubled argent, And torse of his colours is sett for his crest an Anchor within a garland of bayleaves. The motto is ane Escroll, Semper Spero Meliora.
 
 
Alexander Pringle of Whytbank (October 1673)
Descended of the family of Galloscheills, Bears argent on a St Andrews Cross engrailed Sable five escalops Or, Above the shield ane helmet befitting his degree mantled gules doubled argent. Next is placed on and Torse for his crest, a man’s heart winged proper. The motto in ane Escroll, Sursum.
 
 
George Pringle of Torwoodlie (1673)
Descended of the family of Galloscheills, Bears argent on a St Andrews Cross ingrailed azure five Escalops in the first. Above the shield the helmet befitting mantled gules doubled argent. Next is placed on ane Torse for his crest, a serpent nowed proper. The motto in ane Escroll, Nosce Teipsum.
 
 
Andrew Pringle of Clifton (4 July 1693)
Bears azur on a chevron argent three escalops of the first. For his Crest an escalop within the branches of palm disposed in orle proper. The motto, Spero et Progredier.
 
 
The Honble John Pringle of Haining, one of the Senators of the College of Justice. (6 June 1731)
Bears azure on a Chevron Ermine three Escallops of the first. Crest an Escallop demi expanded, therein a pearl all proper. Motto, Prĉmium Virtutis.
 
 
The Honble Sir Walter Pringle of Newhall, one of the Senators of the College of Justice. (4 April 1733)
Bears azure a besant betwixt  three Escallops or. Crest, a Saltyre within a Garland of Bay leaves proper. Motto, Coronat Fides.
 
 
Mark Pringle of Crichton, Esq, 3rd son to Andrew Pringle of Clifton. (23 July 1743)
Bears azure, on a Chevron argent three Escallops of the first and in Base a Mollet or, for difference as a third Boy of Cliftons. Crest an St Andrews cross. Motto, Spero et Progredior.
 
 
Alexander Pringle of Whytbank and the Yair in the County of Selkirk and Lordship of Ettrick Forest, Esquire, Heir male and representative of the antient house of the Pringles or Hoppringles of Smailholm and Galashiels, who in evidents accompanying a Petition and Memorial presented by the said Alexander Pringle Esquire to the Lord Lyon King of Arms on the eighteenth day of June in this present year One thousand eight hundred and twenty eight are shown to have held extensive possessions as immediate vassals of the Crown for many ages from the year One thousand four hundred and sixty eight and whose Armorial Ensigns were Matriculated on this Public Register of Arms in the year 1673 for Alexander Pringle then of Whytbank Bears Argent on a Saint Andrews Cross engrailed sable five escallops or. Above the shield is placed an Helmet befitting his degree mantled gules doubling argent. Next on a Torse of his Liveries is set for Crest, a Man’s heart proper winged or. Upon an Escrol above it the Motto, Sursum and on a Compartment beneath the shield are placed for Supporters two Pilgrims habited proper.
   These whole Armorial Ensigns are destined by Letters Patent of the Lord Lyon bearing even date with this Matriculation the eighteenth day of November 1828 to the said first mentioned Alexander Pringle and his heirs male and to all other the lawful descendants of the same the bearings upon the shield with such congruent difference as may be hereafter Matriculated for them severally in this Public Register.
** Lyon Clark
 
 
 
Complete list of Pringle Arms in the Lyon Register 1672 to the present.
Compiled by James M Pringle.
 
Robert Pringle of Stitchell (12 Sep 1673)
Bears azure three Escalops Or, above the shield a helmet befitting his degree, mantle glues doubled argent. Next is placed on an torse for his crest, a St Andrews cross within a Garland of bay leaves proper. The motto is an Escroll, Coronat Fides.
 
James Pringle of Greenknow (1673)
Descended of a second son of the family of Stitchell, Bears azure three escalops within a bordur ingrailed Or. On a helmet befitting his degree with mantle gules doubled argent, And torse of his colours is sett for his crest an Anchor within a garland of bayleaves. The motto is ane Escroll, Semper Spero Meliora.
 
Alexander Pringle of Whytbank (October 1673)
Descended of the family of Galloscheills, Bears argent on a St Andrews Cross engrailed Sable five escalops Or, Above the shield ane helmet befitting his degree mantled gules doubled argent. Next is placed on and Torse for his crest, a man’s heart winged proper. The motto in ane Escroll, Sursum.
 
George Pringle of Torwoodlie (1673)
Descended of the family of Galloscheills, Bears argent on a St Andrews Cross ingrailed azure five Escalops in the first. Above the shield the helmet befitting mantled gules doubled argent. Next is placed on ane Torse for his crest, a serpent nowed proper. The motto in ane Escroll, Nosce Teipsum.
 
Andrew Pringle of Clifton (4 July 1693)
Bears azur on a chevron argent three escalops of the first. For his Crest an escalop within the branches of palm disposed in orle proper. The motto, Spero et Progredier.
 
The Hon’ble John Pringle of Haining, one of the Senators of the College of Justice. (6 June 1731)
Bears azure on a Chevron Ermine three Escallops of the first. Crest an Escallop demi expanded, therein a pearl all proper. Motto, Prĉmium Virtutis.
 
The Hon’ble Sir Walter Pringle of Newhall, one of the Senators of the College of Justice. (4 April 1733)
Bears azure a besant betwixt three Escallops or. Crest, a Saltyre within a Garland of Bay leaves proper. Motto, Coronat Fides.
 
Mark Pringle of Crichton, Esq, 3rd son to Andrew Pringle of Clifton. (23 July 1743)
Bears azure, on a Chevron argent three Escallops of the first and in Base a Mollet or, for difference as a third Boy of Cliftons. Crest an St Andrews cross. Motto, Spero et Progredior.
 
Alexander Pringle of Whytbank and the Yair in the County of Selkirk and Lordship of Ettrick Forest, Esquire, Heir male and representative of the antient house of the Pringles or Hoppringles of Smailholm and Galashiels, who in evidents accompanying a Petition and Memorial presented by the said Alexander Pringle Esquire to the Lord Lyon King of Arms on the eighteenth day of June in this present year One thousand eight hundred and twenty eight are shown to have held extensive possessions as immediate vassals of the Crown for many ages from the year One thousand four hundred and sixty eight and whose Armorial Ensigns were Matriculated on this Public Register of Arms in the year 1673 for Alexander Pringle then of Whytbank Bears Argent on a Saint Andrews Cross engrailed sable five escallops or. Above the shield is placed an Helmet befitting his degree mantled gules doubling argent. Next on a Torse of his Liveries is set for Crest, a Man’s heart proper winged or. Upon an Escrol above it the Motto, Sursum and on a Compartment beneath the shield are placed for Supporters two Pilgrims habited proper.
   These whole Armorial Ensigns are destined by Letters Patent of the Lord Lyon bearing even date with this Matriculation the eighteenth day of November 1828 to the said first mentioned Alexander Pringle and his heirs male and to all other the lawful descendants of the same the bearings upon the shield with such congruent difference as may be hereafter Matriculated for them severally in this Public Register.   ** Lyon Clark
 
William Pringle of Whytbank. (26th January 1935). Lyon Reg.: 31/35
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or.
 
Edward Joseph Townsend Pringle of Lyndoch, in the Baviaans River valley, Bedford district, South Africa, descended from William Dods Pringle. (30th September 1938). Lyon Reg.: 33/43.
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, all within a bordure per pale dexter engrailed compony Sable and Or, sinister Gules for difference. Crest: A man’s heart proper, winged and charged with an escallop or. Motto: Amicitia reddidit honores.
 
Eric Pringle of Glenthorn, in the Mankazana valley, Adelaide district, South Africa, descended from John Pringle. (31st January 1956). Lyon Reg.: 40/76.
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, a bordure per pale dexter engrailed compony Sable and Or, sinister engrailed Gules. Crest: An escallop per bend sinister or and argent. Motto: Amicitia reddidit honores.
 
Alan Alexander Welsh Pringle of Eildon, in the Baviaans River valley, Bedford district, South Africa, descended from William Pringle. (11th February 1957). Lyon Reg.: 42/35.
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, over all a lable of three points Azure each charged with two pheons of the third, all within a bordure per pale dexter engrailed compony Sable and Or, sinister Or, on a dexter canton Or an estoile of six rays Azure. Crest: An escallop per bend sinister or and argent, charged with an estoile of six rays azure. Motto: Amicitia reddidit honores.
 
John Archibald Pringle of South Africa. (28th June 1965). Lyon Reg.: 47/101.
Argent; on a Saltire engrailed Sable five escallops Or, and a fox’s mask in chief of the second for his difference.
 
Alexander William Pringle of Whytbank (matric. L.O. 10 Oct 1984)
Argent on a saltire engrailed Sable, five escallops or. Crest: A heart gules winged or.
Motto: Sursum. Supporters: Two Palmers proper
 
Mark Elliott Pringle of South Africa. (1988).
Arms: Argent, on a saltire engrailed Sable, five escallops Or the whole within a bordure per pale dexter engrailed compony Sable and Or sinister engrailed per fess Or and Sable; the arms debruised of a three point label Gules during the lifetime of his father.
 

 

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