Barry John Frederick THEOBALD-HICKS

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ArmsPer chevron azure and vert, a chevron embattled ermine between in chief two roses argent barbed proper on each another gules barbed and seeded also proper and in base a cinquefoil ermine pierced or on a chief sable surmounting two bars argent a pale gules with a key upward and a sword in saltire all gold.
CrestWithin a cornet or jewelled gules and vert a castle with two towers argent their battlements gold each tower having a portal also gules the wall between the towers a dexter arm embowed to the sinister in armour the hand proper holding a Maltese Cross argent.
MottoMORES FACTUNT HOMINES

Mr Theobald-Hicks was born in 1945 and the tinctures of the field and the embattled chevron depict England emerging from war. The two roses symbolise the 1st and 2nd World Wars and the cinquefoil represents Leicestershire, the county of his birth. The chief of black and silver bars alludes to the ribbon of the Service Medal of the St John Ambulance Brigade, while the key and sword stand for associations with the City of London. The castle in the crest represents Castle Donnington where Mr Theobald-Hicks was born while the armoured arm alludes to his involvement with both the Sovereign Military Order of Malta and the Venerable Order of St John in 2008, to mark the 21st anniversary of his original grant., the insignia of an Officer Brother of the Order of St John was added to Mr Theobald-Hicks‘s arms, together with a banner and badge. The crest was enhanced by the addition of a coronet taken from the arms of the Manorial Society. The badge depicts the White Horse of Kent (where Mr Theobald-Hicks’s family originated) within a ring of St John wort and four Maltese Crosses, being the number of Service Bars awarded to his St John Service Medal.

Granted1988 / additions 2008 (College of Arms)
AgentSir Colin Cole (Garter King of Arms) / William HUNT (Windsor Herald)
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