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The Armorial Bearings recorded in the
Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates

illustrated in colour by Martin S. J. Goldstraw


 

George Bostock Esquire, 1627.
Arms: Quarterly of 16: 1, Sable, a fess Humettee Argent, a crescent for difference Or; 2, Or, a fess Azure; 3, Quarterly Or and Gules a bendlet Sable; 4, Azure, three garbs Or; 5, Gules, a chevron Argent fretty Sable between three mullets of the second; 6, Gules, two lions passant Argent a label of three points Or; 7, Argent, a gryphon segreant per fess Gules and Azure; 8, Vert, a bend Ermine; 9, Azure, three eagles displayed Or; 10, Argent, a scythe Sable; 11, Azure, three fishes, their heads meeting at fess point, Argent; 12, Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine; 13, Argent, a fess Gules between three leopard's faces Sable; 14, Azure, three standing dishes Argent; 15, Argent, a saltire engrailed between four hammers Sable; 16, Azure, a lion rampant Argent.

Crest: An heraldic antelope Argent attired, maned, and tufted Or, a crescent for difference.

 



Mrs. Katherine Bostock, 1632.
Arms: Quarterly of 4: 1, Vert, fretty Or; 2, Argent, a chief Azure; 3, Or, a lion rampant between three martlets Gules; 4, Gules, a chief Vert over all an eagle displayed Or.

These are the arms of Whitmore of Thurcaston. Mrs. Bostock was the second wife of George Bostock of Churston (previous entry)  and was the daughter of John Whitmore of Thurcaston.        
                                                                                            

 























Richard Bostock, Gentleman, 1630.
Arms: Quarterly of 9: 1, Sable a fesse humettee Argent, a mullet Or for difference; 2, Or, a fess Azure; 3, Quarterly Or and Gules, a bendlet Sable; 4, Azure, three garbs Or; 5, Gules, a chevron Argent fretty Sable between three mullets of the second; 6, Gules, two lions passant Argent a label of three points Or; 7, Argent, a griffin segreant per fess Gules and Azure; 8, Vert, a bend Ermine; 9, Argent, on a fess Gules cotised wavy Sable three crescents Or.

Crest: On the stump of a tree couped and eradicated Or a bear's head erased Sable muzzled Or and charged with a mullet for difference.                                                                                                                              

 















William Boulton, Gentleman, 1629.
Arms: Argent, on a bend engrailed Gules three leopards' faces of the first.
Crest: On a holly bush Vert, fructed Gules, a hawk with wings expanded Argent.                                                                                 



The Hon: Sir John Brereton, knight, 1629.
Arms: Quarterly of 12 costs; 1 Argent, two bars Sable; 2 Argent, an inescutcheon within a double tressure counter-flory Gules; 3 Or, three piles in point Gules; 4 Quarterly; 1 and 4 Azure three garbs Or; 2 and 3 Azure, a wolf's head erased Argent; 5 Gules, three pheons Argent; 6 Azure, three garbs Or; 7 Azure, a wolf's head erased Argent; 8 Argent, a cross flory Azure; 9 Argent, a lion rampant Gules within an orle of pheons Sable; 10 or, two ravens Sable; 11 Ermine, five chevronels Gules on a canton of the second a lion passant Or; 12 Gules, two lions passant Argent a label of three points Or. (Over the whole a label of three points Sable for difference).

Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or, a bear's head  Sable muzzled Gules garnished Gold and gorged with  label of three points Argent.                                          

    
                                                 

   
                                                 

   
                             


            
                                                                                       

         
                                                                            
                              
    
                         

   
                                                                    

 



                                                 


                      


                                                  


                              


                                  


                                                                            


                                                                              


                                                                                              





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