|Pictured here is
the coat of arms of the Chief, James C. A. Burnett of Leys. As with a crest, there is no
such thing as a "family" coat of arms. Only one person may use a
coat of arms at a time, so not even the Chiefs son may use the exact same coat of
arms while his father is alive.
That said, it is important to add that anyone may display a coat of arms so long as it is clear that there is no improper claim to ownership.
BLAZON: Argent, three holly leaves
in chief vert and a hunting horn in base sable, garnished or, stringed gules
SUPPORTERS: A Highlander in hunting garb and a greyhound
CREST: A cubit arm, the hand naked, vested vert doubled argent, pruning a vine tree with a pruning knife, proper
MOTTO (1): Virescit Vulnere Virtus (Courage Flourishes at a Wound)
MOTTO (2): Alterius Non Sit Qui Suus Esse Potest (Let Him Not Be Anothers Who Can Be His Own)
Coat of Arms reproduced with the permission of James C. A. Burnett of Leys
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