Arms of Hill

Arms of Hill

Achievement of Hill

Marquess of Downshire, Earl and Viscount of Hillsborough, Viscount Kilwarlin, and Baron Hill of Kilwarlin, in Ireland. Earl of Hillsborough, Viscount Fairford and Baron Harwich, in Great Britain.

Arms.
Quarterly: 1st, sa., on a fesse, arg., between three leopards, passant guardant, or, spotted, of the field, as many escallops, gu., for Hill; 2nd, party per bend sinister, erm. and ermines, a lion, rampant, or, for Trevor; 3rd, gu., a cinquefoil, or, for Rowe; 4th arg., a chevron, az., between three trefoils, slipped, per pale, gu. and vert, also for Rowe.

Crest.
A reindeer's head, couped, gu., attired and plain collared, or.

Supporters.
Dexter, a leopard, or, spotted, sa., ducally gorged and chained, gu.
Sinister, a reindeer, gu., attired, unguled, and plain collared, or.

Mottoes.
PER DEUM ET FERRUM OBTINUI.
Translation: Through God and my sword I have obtained.
NIL TENTES, AUT PERFICE.
Translation: Attempt not, or accomplish.
– Burke's Peerage, 1923.

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