Goodfellow Coat of Arms

Goodfellow Family Crest

These arms were granted to Goodfellow, of the Inner Temple, London in 1665.

ORIGIN:  England
BLAZON OF ARMS:  Sable three leopards; faces in fesse between two bars gemelles or.
CREST:  A horse rampant gules.

TRANSLATION:
Sable: tincture black that belongs to the class of dark tinctures called “colours”
denotes constancy: the quality of being faithful and dependable
Fesse: a horizontal band across a shield, conventionally occupying a third of its length and being wider than a bar
Bars Gemelles: twin bars, barrulets placed in pairs
Barrulets: the smallest diminutive of the bar, having one fourth the width
Or: tincture of gold that belongs to the class of light tinctures called “metals”
Rampant: rearing-up or combatant is depicted in profile standing erect with forepaws raised as if to strike
Gules: tincture with the colour red that belongs to the class of dark tinctures called “colours”

“Ooodfello’W (Inner Temple, London; granted 16 April, 1665). Sa. three leopards’ faces in fesse betw. two bars gemelles or.
Goodfellow. Sa, on a fesse double cotised or, three leopards’ faces of the field. Crest—A horse ramp. gu.”
Burke, Bernard.  The general armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.   London: Harrison & sons, 1884 – page 409

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