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The Armorial Bearings recorded in the
Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates

illustrated in colour by Martin S. J. Goldstraw


 
William Alcock, Innholder, 1606.
Arms: Azure, a chevron per pale and per chevron Or and Gules counterchanged, between three garbs of the second.

This is an incorrect rendering of the Arms of the Company of Innholders, the correct version is [according to Burke's General Armory]:
Arms: Azure, a chevron per pale and per chevron Gules and Argent counterchanged between three garbs or, on a chief Argent, a St. Julian's cross Sable.

Crest: An estoile of sixteen points Or issuing from clouds in base proper.  

Supporters: Two horses reguardant Argent.                                                                                                                 

 


John Aldersey, 1630.
Arms: Quarterly 1 and 4 Gules, on a bend engrailed Argent between two cinquefoils Or pierced of the field three leopards' faces Vert a crescent of the third for difference. 2 and 3 Sable, a buck's head cabossed Argent attired Or (over the first and second quarters a label of three points Or).
                                                                                            

 



William Aldersey, 1625.

Arms: Quarterly 1 and 4 Gules, on a bend engrailed Argent between two cinquefoils pierced Or three leopards' faces Vert a crescent for difference. 2 and 3 Azure, three standing dishes Argent; over all a crescent for difference Sable.                                                                                                            

 


Mrs. Alice Allen, 1604.
Arms: Ermine, two pales vairy Or and Azure on a chief of the last a bezant between two garbs of the second.

N.B. these are the arms of Brerwood. Mrs. Allen was the daughter of Robert Brerwood of the City of Chester.                                                                                













Edward Allen, Merchant, 1631.
Arms: Per bend sinister Or and Sable six martlets counterchanged, a crescent for difference Gules.
Crest: A martlet Or with wings expanded Sable collared Azure and charged with a crescent for difference.                                                               





Ralph Allen, Alderman, 1604.
Arms: Per bend sinister Or and Sable six martlets counterchanged; in fess point a torteaux.                                            













William Allen, Mayor of Chester, 1631
Arms: Per bend sinister Or and Sable six martlets counterchanged; a crescent Argent on a crescent Gules for difference.
Crest: A martlet Or with wings expanded Sable collared Azure differenced as in the Arms.                                                





Dame Elizabeth Aston, 1606.
Arms: 1 and 4  Argent two bars Gules a crescent Sable for difference; 2 and 3 checky Argent and Sable.   

N.B. These are the arms of Mainwaring. Dame Elizabeth was the daughter of Sir Arthur Mainwaring of Hightfield in the County of Salop. The 2nd and 3rd quarters are those of Warren of Ightfield [Shropshire Visitations of 1623 Volume II] M.G.                                        



                             
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