Jordan Family Crest Parchment
Jordan Family Crest Parchment
Jordan Family Crest Parchment
Jordan Family Crest Parchment
Jordan Family Crest Parchment
Jordan Family Crest Parchment
Jordan Family Crest Parchment
Jordan Family Crest Parchment

Jordan Family Crest Parchment

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Jordan Family Crest

Created by Edmond McGrath (RIP) in the 1970s, these Irish prints were rediscovered in 2020 after 40 years in safe storage. Beautifully arranged in this Irish coat of arms parchment is an artistic celebration of the Jordan Irish surname. The Jordan family crest is illustrated at the center and surrounded by famous Celtic symbols of Ireland. These illustrations are a wonderful dedication to Irish last names.

Imagine having this beautiful story of your name hanging on your living room wall for all to study over a glass of wine, or to take a glimpse at it when having your Barry's tea on the couch. There is so much to take in. This parchment is an heirloom for many generations yet to come. It's a wonderful reminder of your Irish heritage.

On your living room wall, you will always be reminded of your Irish origins and it will be a show stopper for visiting friends and family. Presenting a family coat of arms gift is a truly special gift for the home for someone special who has that unique Irish connection.

On this parchment, the Killarney lakes take center stage above the heraldic shield whilst many Irish Celtic symbols and famous monuments surround it.

Illustrated in this parchment are:

  • Book of Kells inspired artwork
  • St.Patrick
  • The Cross of Cong
  • The Ardagh Chalice
  • Killarney Lakes
  • The Irish Harp
  • The Currachs of the West of Ireland
  • Glendalough Monastery
  • Blarney Castle
  • Traditional thatched houses of Ireland
  • Ahenny Cross
  • Cross of Muiredach
  • The Burgh O’Malley Chalice
  • The crests of the four provinces of Ireland: Ulster, Connaught, Leinster, Munster
  • The Tara Brooch
  • The Celtic Torc 

The Jordan Coat Of Arms Story

Read the intriguing transcription of the text illustrated on the Jordan family history parchment:

This name, which is now found mainly in counties Mayo and Galway, has been through a number of different forms at different times in its history. Although it is quite a common English name, most Jordans of Irish descent trace their ancestry back to one of the Norman families who came to Ireland in the 12th century. Many came with Strongbow, as Richard de Clare was known, to help Dermot McMurrough, King of Leinster, in his struggle against the King of Connaught. They were easily superior to the Irish forces, and when Dermot died in 1171, Strongbow seized power and the Norman invasion began in earnest. Their influence spread steadily further west and many Norman families held many territories in Connaught, these include Jordan D'Exeter who eventually adopted the Gaelic type surname of MacSiurtain. They appear frequently in Annals of Connaught between 1336 and 1470. A contemporary writer describes one killed In 1422 as 'the strongest hand and the bravest heart of all the D'Exeters of his time.’ For a long period there was an area in county Mayo, now the barony of Gallen, which was known as McJordan’s country, McJordan being the English form used in Mayo. In Clare they were recorded in various ways, such as McShurtan, McShurdane, and McShurton. In the Composition Book of Connaught they were known as McSurtaine alias Jordan. In the nineteenth century they were involved in the great period of emigration. One of the notable bearers of the name who, like many others went to the United States of America was Kate Jordan (1862-1926) the novelist and playwright.

 

Choose your option:

Framed large Print: 18" x 24". Displays the crest, family history and Ireland illustration.

Framed Small Print: 8" x 12". Comes in a black frame. Displays the crest and family history.

Print Only: 18" x 24" large size, or, 8" x 12" small size.

Unlimited Print Download: An ideal option if you would like your extended family to each have one. If you choose to order this, you will be sent the link to download the high quality PDF afterwards and start sharing with all the family! Find a good printer with nice thick paper and it will look lovely. Note: there is no shipping charge at checkout for digital download.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Irish Prints

I purchased a digital download but I didn't receive anything

Once you purchase it, we will email you the high resolution print file within the day. We advise that you use thicker paper or parchment paper to get the best quality results.

Do you sell heraldic shields?

Yes we do. Check out our full range of shields for families here. You can also contact us with any queries and Aidan will be happy to advise you.

My family name is not in your collection. Can you make one for me?

Currently, we have 180 most common Irish names in stock. We do plan to expand our range so please let us know what name you would like.

Shipping & Returns

🇺🇸 To USA: Standard shipping is US$10.95. (Arrives in 8-10 days)
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🇨🇦 To Canada: Standard shipping is $15.95 (Arrives in 8-10 days).
🇮🇪 To Ireland: Standard Shipping is €5.95 (2-3 days).
🇬🇧 To UK: Standard Shipping is €8.95 (8-10 days)
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To rest of Europe: Standard Shipping is €11.95 (9-12 days).
To Australia/NZ: Standard Shipping is $22.95.

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Matt Clinch
Dissatisfied

Firstly communication has been horrendous. Totally unprofessional. Secondly I ordered my shield like 5 months in advance for a 40th birthday and it comes with the totally wrong logo for one of the families. It isn’t the family shield. With only about 5 weeks left and with no response to my email looks like the birthday surprise has been ruined. I’m out of luck getting it elsewhere now due to the time restrictions. There was no communication asking if the logos were the correct ones for the families. No reply to my email to fix the mistake. Totally upset and disappointed in the service especially on the communication front.

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Sharon Wardale-Trejo
A beautiful plaque commemorating the joining of our two families

Aidan and his team did a beautiful job creating a dual coat of arms wall plaque and included our anniversary. The workmanship is outstanding and customer service is excellent. A great organization to work with. Thank you.

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Sharon Wardale-Trejo
Just What I Was Hoping For

The team at Gifts of Ireland did an outstanding job creating my husband's family crest shield based upon the original design. It's exactly what I was hoping for. Their team is excellent to work with and very timely in their correspondence. The family history sheet is a bonus and nice to have. Thank you!

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Stephen S
Sweeney family crest

Beautiful design and product. Interesting to know the family history

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Joseph McMahon

Very happy with the plaque!

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