Brownen
Family Arms
Description.

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From the Latin
Brownen
Arms: Barry wavy of six argent azure
Crest: A sinister arm from the elbow issuing from A cloud in the Dexter holding the hand above a Serpents head, erect from the middle, And looking towards the sinister proper.

In English THE SEA WATER OR SPRING (Barry) in six lines WAVY of colour, SILVER or WHITE (Argent) and BLUE (Azure)
A LEFT (sinister) arm from the elbow issuing from A cloud in the RIGHT (Dexter) holding the hand above A serpents head ,the serpent erect from the middle The serpent looking towards the left (Sinister).

Notes from A Complete Guide to Heraldry By A.C.Fox-Davies

Arm possible means strength
Serpent is of Medicine
Cloud possible means at distance or from far or above
So one might say Brownen the bringer of water of life From afar (medicine man from far away)
Trevor's Interpretation.

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