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Viscount Addington Coach Panel, 1850

Oil on board. The Arms of the Rev. William Leonard Addington, 2nd Viscount Sidmouth (1794-1864), Impaling those of his wife, Mary, daughter of the Rev. John Young. The Rev. Lord Sidmouth was the son and heir of Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, Henry Addington.

Escutcheon: Per pale Ermine and Erminés a Chevron charged with five Lozenges counterchanged between three Fleurs-de-lis Or. Crest: A Cat-a-mountain sejant guardant Proper bezanty the dexter forepaw resting on an inescutcheon Azure charged with a Mace erect surmounted with a Regal Crown Or within a Bordure engrailed Argent. Supporters: On either side a Stag the dexter Erminés the sinister Ermine both attired and gorged with a Chain pendant therefrom a Key all Or. Motto: Libertas sub rege pio (Liberty under a pious King).

© The Armoury of St James's 17 Piccadilly Arcade London SW1Y 6NH