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Cousins: The Viscounts Gough of Goojerat in the Punjab and of the city of Limerick

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From Burke’s Peerage

Arms: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. on a mount vert a lion passant-guardant or, supporting with its dexter paw the Union flag flowing to the sinister ppr., and over the same in chief the words ‘China’, ‘India’, in letters of gold; 2nd and 3rd, az. on a fess arg. between three boar’s heads couped or a lion passant gu.; in the centre chief point, pendant from a riband arg., fimbriated az., a representation of the badge of the Spanish Order of Charles III ppr., and on a chief a representation of the east wall of the fortress of Tarifa with a breach between two turrets, the dexter turret surmounted by the British flag flying, all ppr.
Crests: 1 (centre) A boar’s head, couped or, 2 (dexter) On a mural crown arg. a lion passant-guardant or, holding in the dexter paw two flag-staves in bend sinister ppr., one, the Union flag of Great Britain and Ireland, surmounting the other, the staff thereof broken, with a triangular banner flowing therefrom to represent a Chinese flag, having thereon a dragon, and in an escroll above the word ‘China’, 3 (sinister) A dexter arm embowed in facings of the 87th Regt (gu. faced vert), the hand grasping the colour of the said regiment displayed, and a representation of a French eagle, reversed and depressed, the staff broken ppr., in an escroll above the word ‘Barossa’.
Supporters: Dexter, a lion regardant or, gorged with an eastern crown gu., with chain reflexed over the back gold, the rim of the crown inscribed ‘Punjab’ in letters also gold; sinister, a Chinese dragon or, gorged with a mural crown sa., inscribed with the word ‘China’ and chained gold.
Over the centre (family) crest ‘Faugh a Ballagh’ (‘Clear the way’); under the arms ‘Goojerat’.
Creations: Bt. (UK) 23 Dec 1842, B. (UK) 25 April 1846, V. (UK) 15 June 1849.

THE 5TH VISCOUNT GOUGH OF GOOJERATin the Punjab AND OF the city of LIMERICK, Baron Gough of ChinKangFoo in China and of Maharajpore and the Sutlej in the East Indies, and a Baronet (Sir Shane Hugh Maryon Gough, Bt) [The Rt Hon The Viscount Gough, Keppoch House, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire IV14 9AD; 17 Stanhope Gardens, London SW7 5RQ]; born 26 Aug 1941; succeeded f 1951; educated Abberley Hall Worcs and Winchester; Lt Irish Gds, commissioned 1962, ret 1967, memb Roy Co Archers, memb Exec Ctee Standing Cncl Btage, local dir Centl London Bd Roy Insur, Tstee Gardner’s Trust for the Blind and Schizophrenia Research, memb exec cncl RNIB and Scottish Lifeboat Cncl RNLI, FRGS Read the rest of this entry »


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July 29, 2011 at 10:46 am