Confirmation of Arms to Richard Day, M.D., Robert Day, and Rev. William Tottenham Day, M.A. 1875
To all and Singular to whom these Presents shall come I Sir John Bernard Burke, C.B., LL.D., Ulster King of Arms and Principal Herald of all Ireland Knight Attendant on the most Illustrious Order of St Patrick do hereby certify and declare that the Armorial Bearings above depicted viz: Per chevron or and azure, a crescent between three mullets all counterchanged. Crest, Two hands clasping each other in fess proper, conjoined at the wrists to a pair of wings, the dexter or, the sinister azure, the former charged with a mullet and the latter with a crescent counterchanged. Motto, Sic itur ad astra. Which have been proved to me to have been long borne by prescription are confirmed and do of right belong and appertain unto Richard Day M.D. Trinity College Dublin now of Auckland New Zealand, Robert Day of Cork merchant, and Revd William Tottenham Day M.A., Rector of Rathclaren in the Diocese of Ross, the three sons of the late Richard Day of Youghal by Mary Anne Collins his wife, and the grandsons of Thomas Day of Youghal also deceased by Susanna his wife daughter of Jean Roviere, a French Huguenot officer who served in the Army of William III. and subsequently settled at Youghal, and to their descendants with their due and proper differences according to the laws of arms without the let hindrance molestation or interruption of any person or persons whatsoever. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name this eighth day of September in the thirty-ninth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Defender of the Faith and so forth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five.
J. BERNARD BURKE, Ulster