The Armorial Bearings recorded
Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral
illustrated in colour by
Martin S. J. Goldstraw
Sir Urian Legh, Knight, 1627.
Arms: Quarterly 1,
Azure, two bars Argent, over all a bend
gobony, Or and Gules; 2, Argent, a lion
rampant Gules; 3, Azure, a chevron
between three ducal coronets Or; 4,
Gules, three cross crosslets fitchee Or,
a chief of the second; 5, Azure, a bend
Or within a bordure Argent; 6, Argent, a
cross patonce Sable.
Crest: An unicorn's head Argent, couped
Gules, armed and maned Or.
(Leigh of Boothes)
Daughter of Thomas Edwards of the Mould,
in the County of Flint, gent.
Arms: Quarterly of 4: 1 and 4 Barry of
six Or and Azure, on a canton Ermine, a
rose Gules; 2, Argent, a cross engrailed
Gules debruised by a bendlet Azure (over
these two quarterings a label of three
points Sable); 3, Gules, five fusils in
Impaling, Quarterly of seven: 1, .......
a cross engrailed fleury between four
birds; 2, Or a lion passant guardant
Gules; 3, Azure, on a bend Argent, a
lion passant Sable; 4, Gules, a lion
rampant reguardant Or; 5, Per bend
sinister Ermine and Ermines, a lion
rampant Or; 6, Azure, a lion rampant
Argent (?) crowned Or, within a bordure
of the second; 7, Or, a lion's gamb
bendways erased Gules.
Another coat, quarterly of 6: 1, Azure,
two bars Argent, over all a bend Gules;
2, Or, a lion rampant Gules; 3, Per pale
Argent and Sable, three boars passant in
pale counterchanged; 4, Or, three
lozenges Azure; 5, Argent, a fess
dancettee Gules; 6, Azure, a chevron
between three ducal coronets Or.
Impaling, quarterly of 7, vt supra.
Jane Leycester, Widow, 1629.
Daughter of William Stokes of Chester.
Arms: Quarterly 1 and 4, Azure on a fess
Gules between three fleurs-de-lis Or, a
martlet Argent for difference; 2 and 3
Azure a lion rampant Argent; over all four
quarterings, a crescent for difference Or;
impaling Gules, a lion rampant Ermine, a
mullet for difference Or.
John Littler, Alderman, 1619.
[An imperfect trick of Arms]
..... on a chevron .....
between three ....... a crescent for
This should be: Argent, on a chevron Sable
between three squirrels Gules a crescent
Mrs. Alice Lloyd, Spinster, 1631.
Arms: (in a lozenge): Gules, a chevron
between three mullets Or.
Humphrey Lloyd, Alderman, 1624.
Arms: Quarterly of
eight coats: 1, Argent, a cross
engrailed the ends fleury Sable,
between four Cornish choughs proper;
2, Or, a lion passant guardant Gules;
3, Azure, three fishes, their heads
towards the fess point Argent; 4,
Sable a chevron between three goats'
heads erased Or; 5, Argent, a rose
Gules barbed and seeded proper; 6,
Sable, a lion rampant Argent; 7, Per
pale Azure and Sable three
fleurs-de-lis Or; 8, Sable, three
nags' heads erased Argent. Over the
whole, a martlet for difference.
Thomas Lyneall, Alderman, 1603.
on a bend Argent, three crosses
patonce Sable; on a chief Or a trefoil
slipped of the third between two garbs
of the first.
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