The Pedigree of the Antient Honourable & Knightly Family of Domvile
of Santry and Templeogue in the County of Dublin
Deducing their descent directly and collaterally from Roger Domvile who followed the fortunes of William Duke of Normandy in his invasion and conquest of England to Sir Compton Domvile the present Baronet shewing their connection by marriage and descent with many illustrious and noble families both of England and Ireland.
A genealogical account of the families of Feypo and Mareward antient Barons of Scrine and Lords of Santry and of the noble family of De Barry Lords Barons of Santry
The whole compiled from the most authentic sources of information and authority and recorded in the archives of the office of Ulster King of Arms of all Ireland and now extracted therefrom.
To All and Singular to whom these Presents shall come I Sir William Betham Knight Deputy Ulster King of Arms and Principal Herald of all Ireland send Greeting Whereas application has been made to me by Sir Compton Domvile of Santry and Templeogue in the County of Dublin Baronet setting jointly that Bridget Domvile only Daughter (by his first Wife of Sir Thomas Domvile Bart. Great Grand father of the said Sir Compton Domvile became the wife of Henry Barry third Lord Baron Santry of the Kingdom of Ireland by whom she was Mother of Henry Barry fourth and last Baron Santry who dying childless on the eighteenth day of March 1751 devised his estates to his Uncle The Right Honourable Sir Compton Domvile of Templeogue Baronet and his Heirs whereby they have since devolved upon and are at present possessed by the said Applicant Sir Compton Domvile, and whereas the said application further sets forth that the before mentioned Sir Thomas Domvile Baronet took to his second wife Anne daughter of Sir Charles Compton brother of James third Earl of Northampton from which Marriage Sir Compton Domvile the said Applicant immediately descends and in being desirous to perpetuate the memory of his said descent and connection with the respective families of BARRY and COMPTON has prayed me to Assign and Grant unto him such augmentation to his Armorial Ensigns as may designate the same in so far as it can be done consistently with the laws of Arms. Know Ye therefore that I the said Deputy ULSTER King of Arms having taken into consideration the said application and request and finding upon an examination of the Pedigree of the said Sir Compton Domvile upon Record in my Office that the allegations contained in the Premises are correct, am pleased to comply with the desire of the said applicant and by virtue of the Authority to me given do by these Presents Grant Assign Ratify Exemplify and Confirm unto the said Sir Compton Domvile Baronet and to the other Descendants of his late Father Charles Domvile of Santry Esquire deceased the Arms following that is to say QUARTERLY Indented of Four First Azure a lion rampant Argent collared Gules on a canton Sable a Lion of England between three Esquires Helmets Argent. Second Barry of six Argent and Gules a Bend counterchanged. Third Barry of six Argent and Gules. Fourth Azure a Lion Rampant Argent collared Gules. For Crest on a wreath of the Colours a Lions Head erased Argent Ducally Crowned Or. And for MOTTO QUI STAT CAVEAT NE CADAT. The Whole as in the Margin hereof more clearly appears Depicted to be used and borne as their Individual Coat Armour by the aforesaid Sir Compton Domvile Baronet the other Descendants of his said Father and their Issue respectively for ever hereafter according to the Laws of Arms. In Witness whereof I here unto Subscribe my Name and Title and affix the Seal of the Office of ULSTER King of Arms of all Ireland this sixth day of November in the Fifty seventh year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and soforth and in the Year of our Salvation one thousand eight hundred and sixteen Betham Depy Ulster King of Arms of all Ireland
The ATCHIEVEMENT of Sir Compton Domvile Baronet
QUI STAT CAVEAT NE CADAT [Let he who stands (or has status) beware, lest he fall.]*
NAMES OF THE QUARTERINGS
1. DOMVILE 2. LEIGH 3. LYME 4. POCKLINGTON
5. HATTON 6. GOLDBORNE 7. BRYNNE 8. RIXTON
9. HALLOM 10. HELLESBY 11. HATTON 12. BOSTOCK
13. HOLDENBY 14. CARVILL 15. UFFLEET 16. MORTIMER
The ATCHIEVEMENT of Sir William Domville of London Baronet
PAX ALMA REDIT [fair peace returns]
NAMES OF THE QUARTERINGS
1 DOMVILLE. 2 DOMVILLE.
3 LEIGH. 4 LYME.
THE Armorial Ensigns OF SIR CHARLES COMPTON
NAMES OF THE QUARTERINGS
1 COMPTON 2 AYLWORTH 3 BRERETON
4 BERKELEY 5 WALDEN 6 COMPTON
Sir William Domville (b 1742) was a fifth cousin of Sir Compton Domvile (b 1773).
Sir Charles Compton was a great-great-grandfather of Sir Compton Domvile (b 1773).
* The family motto "Qui Stat Caveat Ne Cadat" tramslates as "Let he who stands (or has status) beware, lest he fall." It is taken from I Corinthians x, 12: "Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall." (The Bible reference was first brought to our attention by Alex Dumbill.)
These photographs were given to the website by James Robertson.
Christopher Pocklington (d 1766), grandfather of Sir Compton Domville (b 1773)
William Domville (1585-1654), great-great-great-grandfather of Sir William Domville (b 1742)
William Domville (1565-1624), great-grandfather of Sir Thomas Domville (1650-1721), who was a son-in-law of Sir Charles Compton