Tothill / Tuttell, 1607-1673
Ringstead, Northampton; Boston, Mass.; New
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Crozier's General Armory,
a registry of American families entitled to coat armor, lists a
William TUTTLE or TOTHILL of Boston, Massachusetts, 1653.
- Azure, on a bend
argent, doubly cottised or, a lion passant sable.
- On a mount vert, a
bird proper, in the beak a branch of olive, vert,
the blazony terms in common language gives a precise
- a blue shield
(men's arms were depicted on a shield;
women's arms were depicted on a lozenge [diamond
- "Bend Argent"
- a broad silver
stripe running from upper left to lower
- "Doubly Cottised Or"
- two narrow
stripes of gold on each side of the bend
- "Lion Passant Sable"
- a black lion,
walking, with the right front paw raised
- "Mount Vert"
- a green mound
- "Bird Proper"
- a dove or coot
in natural colors
- "Branch of Olive, Vert"
- a green olive
- "Fructed Or"
- with golden