The Crispin Family Site

The mission of the Crispin Family Site is to study and document the history and genealogy associated with the Crispin name.

There are approximately 2000 individuals living in the US who bear the Crispin name, 600-700 households. The first Crispin came from England to North America in 1690. Records of the Crispin name apparently go back to the Battle of Hasting; and of course there is a St Crispin, the patron saint of shoemakers, that most people only know of through the famous "Saint Crispin's Day" speech in Shakespeare's play "Henry V".

Crispin Coat of Arms
The Crispin Coat of Arms. It is officially documented in Burke's General Amory. The original description of the arms (shield) is as follows:
"SA. Two arms in fesse, habited ar. joining the hands ppr. One issuing from the dexter side, the other from the sinister, betw. three crescents of the second".
When translated the blazon also describes the original colors of the Crispin Arms as:
"Black: Two arms positioned horizontally, clothed in silver, joining hands, one issuing from the left side, the other from the right; between three silver crescents."

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