Edeliza Ursal Pelayo


Edeliza Ursal Pelayo coat of arms

Artist: Edeliza Ursal Pelayo with the help of Otis Daniels

Registered in the Chinese Armorial on June 24, 2022.

Arms: Gules an eagle displayed Or, charged with an escutcheon Azure an open book Or inscribed “Nam et Domesticos” Sable, in chief Azure a plum blossom between two fleurs de lis Or.

Motto:  Be just, and fear not

Assumed: in the Philippines on April 13, 2009. Motto assumed in 2013.

Private Registration: The Philippine Armorial, May 5, 2022.

Background and History:

The armiger was born in Cebu City and lives in Davao City. She completed a Bachelor of Elementary Education and is a retired teacher.

The colors overall are taken from the Philippine flag to indicate heritage. The golden eagle symbolizes excellence and rising to the call of duty as an educator as well as Davao City, the armiger’s city of residence. The book refers to the teaching profession. The inscription “Nam et Domesticos” reflects the armiger’s dedication to God and family. In chief, the plum blossom symbolizes the armiger’s Chinese heritage, while the two fleurs de lis represent the family’s devotion to the Virgin Mary.


Personal Arms