Hamilton Crest & Coats of Arms

Hamilton Clan Crest

Crest Description: In a ducal coronet an oak tree fructed and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a frame saw Proper, the frame Or

Hamilton Coats of Arms:

A note on Coats of Arms:
Under Scottish heraldic law a coat of arms is awarded to an individual (with the exception of civic or corporate arms) . There is no such thing as a ‘family coat of arms’ The arms represented below are personal arms (with the above exceptions). Only the individual granted these arms has the right to use them. for more information see our pages on heraldry here:

HAMILTON of Cadzow
Gules, three cinquefoils, Ermine.

HAMILTON, Earl of Arran
Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Gules, three cinquefoils, Ermine (for Hamilton); 2nd and 3rd, Argent, a lymphad (galley), Sable, sails furled, Proper, flagged, Gules (for the Earldom of Arran).

The undifferenced arms of the Chief of the Hamiltons from 1503 onwards

Bookplate showing an early Coat of Arms for the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon

Edward Hamilton’s coat of arms in the stained glass window in the North Vestibule of Sydney University