Home
coat of arms shopping cart

128 bit SSL Encrypted Secure Shopping

ecommerce provided by Yahoo! Small Business

family crests

heraldry

Coat of Arms & Family Crests Store

Bourke Coat of Arms / Irish Family Crest

Bourke Origin: Irish

Coat of Arms: Red cross on a gold shield with a black lion rampant in the top left corner.

Crest: A mountain cat chained.

Motto: Ung roy ung foy ung loy

The names Burke and Bourke, a variant spelling, were introduced to Ireland by the Anglo-Normans in the twelfth century. These names derive from de Burgo Septs of which settled largely in the province of Connaught. Other variations of the name include Burgh and De Burgh.

Origin: Irish

Spelling variations include: Buri, Bure, Bura and others.

First found in in county Galway where they had been granted lands by Strongbow, the Earl of Pembroke, for their assistance in the invasion of Ireland in 1172.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Ann Burk who settled in Virginia in 1647; James and Tobias Burk settled in the Barbados in 1680, with their servants; Elizabeth Burk settled in Maryland in 1774; Bickett Burke settled in Virginia in 1669; Jeoffery Burke settled in A and others.



Orders over $85 qualify for Free Shipping within the U.S.
(Use coupon code: FREESHIP).



VIEW OUR GIFT ITEMS HERE

OUR SHIPPING IS ONLY $11.95 NO MATTER HOW MUCH YOU ORDER !



last updated on: April 3rd, 2017

keywords: history, origin, family shield, code of arms, genealogy, escudo, wappen, heraldic, clan, badge, shields, coats, irish, scottish, german, french, italian, spanish, welsh, heraldique, dutch, swiss, hungarian, polish