The Glesby Family

Glesby family crest

(Crest No. 11. Plate 3.)

THE Glesby family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Brian, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Gealbhuidhes and signifies “Kind Promise.” The possessions of the family were located in the present County of Mayo.