Spencer-Churchill, Charles Richard John, 9th Duke of Marlborough (1871 - 1934) (Stamp 1)

Spencer-Churchill, Charles Richard John, 9th Duke of Marlborough  (1871 - 1934) (Stamp 1)
height: 
113mm
width: 
98mm
Full Heraldic Description: 
Arms Quarterly 1 &4. Quarterly argent and gules in the second and third quarters a fret or overall on a bend sable three escallops argent (Spencer) 2 &3. Sable a lion rampant argent on a canton argent a cross gules (Churchill) in chief an escutcheon charged with the cross of St George thereon an escutcheon charged with three fleurs-de-lys (France) as an honourable augmentation Supporters A double headed eagle displayed crowned and haloed; two wyverns Crests 1. A lion couchant gardant holding a banner charged with a dexter hand apaumé (Churchill) 2. Out of a ducal coronet a griffin’s head between two wings raised gorged with a bar gemelle (Spencer) Coronet of a Duke Crown Imperial crown Order of the Garter Motto FIEL PERO DESDICHADO
Arms: 
Quarterly 1 &4. Quarterly argent and gules in the second and third quarters a fret or overall on a bend sable three escallops argent (Spencer) 2 &3. Sable a lion rampant argent on a canton argent a cross gules (Churchill) in chief an escutcheon charged with the cross of St George thereon an escutcheon charged with three fleurs-de-lys (France) as an honourable augmentation
Quarterings: 
1 &4. Quarterly argent and gules in the second and third quarters a fret or overall on a bend sable three escallops argent (Spencer) 2 &3. Sable a lion rampant argent on a canton argent a cross gules (Churchill)
Escutcheon of Pretence: 
in chief an escutcheon charged with the cross of St George thereon an escutcheon charged with three fleurs-de-lys (France) as an honourable augmentation
Crest: 
1. A lion couchant gardant holding a banner charged with a dexter hand apaumé (Churchill) 2. Out of a ducal coronet a griffin’s head between two wings raised gorged with a bar gemelle (Spencer)
Coronet: 
Duke
Order: 
Garter
Supporters: 
A double headed eagle displayed crowned and haloed; two wyverns
Motto: 
Fiel pero desdichado
Stamp Key: 
ISPE008_s1