from ancient times as Lords of the manor of Catherston.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Robert Stawell, who arrived in New England
in 1719; and William Staywell, who settled in New England
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: En parole Je vis
Motto Translation: I live on the word.