The Armorial Bearings recorded
Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral
illustrated in colour by
Martin S. J. Goldstraw
James Dowson, M.A. 1617.
Arms: ........ two pallets .......
debruised by a chevron ...... ; on a
canton ...... 5 roundles in saltire
......, a crescent for difference on the
According to "The Cheshire Sheaf" 3rd
series, vol ii (1898), 'An Ordinary
of Arms' or 'Davies' Heraldry' compiled in
first decade of 17th C. the arms are:
Argent, two pallets Sable over them a
chevron Gules; on a canton of the last
five bezants disposed in saltire, a
crescent for difference on the chevron.
Peter Drinkwater, Alderman, 1631.
Arms: Per pale Gules and Azure on a
fesse wavy Argent between three garbs Or,
as many billets of the second.
Crest: Three ears of wheat, one in pale
and two in saltire Or, enfilled with an
Earl's coronet proper.
Thomas Drinkwater, 1630.
Arms: Arms: Per pale Gules and Azure
on a fesse wavy Argent between three garbs
Or, as many billets of the second; a label
of three points of the third.
Robert Duckinfield, Esquire, 1621.
Arms: Argent, a cross pointed Sable,
voided of the field.
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or, a cubit
arm erect, vested Gules, cuffed Argent,
the hand proper holding a sun in
Robert Duckinfield, Esquire, 1630.
Arms: Quarterly of eight: 1, Argent, a
cross voided and pointed Sable; 2, Azure,
semee de lis and a lion rampant guardent
Argent, debruised by a bendlet Gules; 3,
Argent, a fesse engrailed Gules; 4,
Argent, a chevron between three crosses
raguly couped Vert, on a chief of the
second a holy lamb Argent, with banner
charged with a cross Gules, staff Or; 5,
[Argent], two bars [Gules] in chief three
cinquefoils [Sable]; 6, Argent, a cross
lozengy Sable, over all a bendlet gobone
Ermine and Azure; 7, Argent, a wyvern
Sable ; 8, Gules, a mermaid proper with
comb and mirror.
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or a cubit
arm erect vested Gules, cuffed Argent,
hand proper holding a sun in splendour.
Edward Dutton, Esquire, 1620.
Arms: Quarterly of twelve; 1,
Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the
second and third a fret Or; 2, Argent,
on a bend Gules, three escarbuncles Or;
3, Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine; 4,
Or, a saltire Sable; 5, Azure, an
estoile of eight points issuing from
between the horns of a crescent Argent;
6, Or, on a fesse Azure, three garbs of
the field; 7, Azure, a chevron between
three garbs Or; 8, Ermine, on a chevron
Gules, three escallops Argent; 9, Or, a
cinquefoil pierced Sable; 10, Azure, a
garb Or; 11, Sable, a cross flory
Argent; 12, Azure, three pheasants Or.
Crest: A plume of five ostrich feathers,
Argent, Azure, Or, Vert, and Gules,
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