O'More Coat of Arms Parchment

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Your Irish Family Coat Of Arms

Created by Edmond McGrath (RIP) in the 1970s, these Irish prints were rediscovered in 2020 after 40 years in safe storage. Beautifully arranged in this Irish coat of arms parchment is an artistic celebration of the O'More Irish surname. The O''More Irish family crest is illustrated at the center and surrounded by famous Celtic symbols of Ireland. These illustrations are a wonderful dedication to Irish last names.

Imagine having this beautiful story of your name hanging on your living room wall for all to study over a glass of wine, or to take a glimpse at it when having your Barry's tea on the couch. There is so much to take in. This parchment is an heirloom for many generations yet to come. It's a wonderful reminder of your Irish heritage.

On your living room wall, you will always be reminded of your Irish origins and it will be a show stopper for visiting friends and family. Presenting a family coat of arms gift is a truly special gift for the home for someone special who has that unique Irish connection.

On this parchment, the Killarney lakes take center stage above the heraldic shield whilst many Irish Celtic symbols and famous monuments surround it.

Illustrated in this parchment are:

  • Book of Kells inspired artwork
  • St.Patrick
  • The Cross of Cong
  • The Ardagh Chalice
  • Killarney Lakes
  • The Irish Harp
  • The Currachs of the West of Ireland
  • Glendalough Monastery
  • Blarney Castle
  • Traditional thatched houses of Ireland
  • Ahenny Cross
  • Cross of Muiredach
  • The Burgh O’Malley Chalice
  • The crests of the four provinces of Ireland: Ulster, Connaught, Leinster, Munster
  • The Tara Brooch
  • The Celtic Torc 

The O'More Coat Of Arms Story

Read the intriguing transcription of the text illustrated on the O'More parchment:

O’Moore or Moore as it has often become is very frequently found in Ireland and includes two distinct groups: those who are of Gaelic-Irish origin and those of Anglo-Norman extraction. Apart from the big cities, the greater numberare to be found in Ulster in Munster.  The latter group rapidly established themselves in Munster after the Anglo-Norman invasion. They are known as De Mor in Irish, a phonetic version of the English name which is derived from ‘Moor’ meaning ‘an enclosed stretch of heathland’ In Burke’s ‘London Gentry of Ireland’ of 1912, twelve families of Moore are recorded and of these all but one claim to have come from England and Scotland.  The Irish branch is known as O’Mordha meaning stately or noble. The ancestor Mordha after whom they are named is claimed to be twenty-first in descent from Conal Cearnach, the most distinguished of the heroes of the Red branch. As the foremost sept or clan of the seven septs of Leix, the other six had to pay tribute to them. St. Fintan is claimed as their protector. A number of the Leix O’Mores fought in France in the 18th century. Murtagh O’more went to France in 1691 & his descendants became Lords of Valmont. Several famous leaders were provided in the struggle against the Tudors including Rory O’More (d.1557) & his son Rory Og O’more (d.1578).  Many others who bear the name have long histories. The ancestors of the Earls of Drogheda, whose family name is Moore came to Ireland in the time of the first Queen Elizabeth. The Moore’s of Barmeath settled there in the 14th century and it seems likely that the line of Saint Thomas Moore goes back to them.

Four Options For You:

Print: Print shipped to your home.

Framed Print: Framed print shipped to your home

Unlimited Print Download: An ideal option if you would like your extended family to each have one.

Unique Original Parchment: If you would like to be the proud holder of the one and only original parchment for this name, you can purchase this pending availability.

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