(Gaelic: A' Mhaoirne), a former county on the northeast coast of the Grampian region of
from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Madders research.Another 113 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1666, 1596, 1669, 1631, 1697, 1639, 1723, 1663, 1728 and are included under the topic Early Madders History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: Mather, Maider, Maddir, Mador, Madeer, Mathers and many more.
Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was Sir Richard Maddir; Richard Mather (1596-1669), a Puritan clergyman in colonial Boston, Massachusetts; and his son, Nathaniel Mather (1631-1697), and English-born Independent minister from Much Woolton, Lancashire; Increase Mather (1639-1723), a Puritan minister who was involved with the government of the Massachusetts Bay... Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Madders Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Fortiter et celeriter
Motto Translation: Boldly and quickly.