Ch.1 Baronetage, the Book of Books
Written by Frances Anne
(9/19/2005 11:41 a.m.)
Then followed the history and rise of the ancient and respectable family, in the usual terms: how it had been first settled in Cheshire; how mentioned in Dugdale, serving the office of High Sheriff, representing a borough in three successive parliaments, exertions of loyalty, and dignity of baronet, in the first year of Charles II., with all the Marys and Elizabeths they had married; forming altogether two handsome duodecimo pages, and concluding with the arms and motto -- "Principal seat, Kellynch hall, in the county of Somerset,"
Any ideas on what the arms and motto of the Elliot family should be? Vanitas vanitatum, omnis vanitas (vanity of vanities, all is vanity) for the motto perhaps.