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The Armorial Bearings recorded in the
Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates

illustrated in colour by Martin S. J. Goldstraw





Mrs. Anne Brerewood, 1630.
Arms: Ermine, two pallets vairy Or, and Azure, on a chief of the third a bezant between two garbs of the second. Impaling Quarterly, 1 and 4 Argent, two bars Gules; 2 and 3 Azure, three garbs Or.       
                                                                                                          





Robert Brerewood, Mayor of Chester, 1601.
Arms: Argent, two pales vary Or and Azure, on a chief Azure a bezant between two garbs Or.                                                                                                               





Mr. Doue Bridgeman, 1637.
Arms, Sable, ten plates 4, 3, 2, and 1; on a chief Argent alion passant ....... a crescent for difference.                                                               




Mrs. Elizabeth Bridgeman, 1636.
 Arms: Sable, 10 plates, 4, 3, 2, and 1, on a chief Argent, a lion passant Ermines; impaling Azure, a cross patonce [or flory] Argent between four mullets Or, pierced of the first.                                           




Robert Brock, Gentleman, 1603.
Arms: Sable, a fesse humettybetween three brocks or badgers' (?) heads erased Argent.                                             

 




















Hugh Bromley, Esquire, 1628.
Arms: Quarterly of nine: 1, quarterly per fess indented Gules and Or; 2, Azure, two boars passant Or, a canton Eremine; 3, Argent, on a chevron Gules, three bezants, within a border engrailed of the second; 4, Argent, on a fesse between six fleurs de lis Gules three cross crosslets Or; 5, Gules, three chevronels Argent; 6, Ermine, a fesse Gules, fretty Or; 7, Argent, three piles in point Sable; 8, Sable, a chevron engrailed between three bull's heads cabossed Argent; 9, Argent, on a lion rampant Gules between three pheons Sable a crescent for difference Or.

Crest: A lion's jamb erect Argent.                                              





Mrs. Elizabeth Brooke, 1604.
Arms: Sable, a cross engrailed between four nails point downward Argent [Marbury].                             















Sir Richard Brooke, knight, 1632.
Arms: Quarterly, 1 and 4, Or, a cross engrailed per pale Gules and Sable; 2 and 3, Argent, a chevron Sable between three buck's heads cabossed Gules. Over all a crescent for difference.

Crest: A brock or badger proper.            
                                                                                       

 












Thomas Brooke, Esquire
, 1622.
Arms: Quarterly, 1 and 4, Or, a cross engrailed per pale Gules and Sable; 2 and 3, Argent, a chevron Sable between three buck's heads cabossed Gules. Over all a crescent Sable for difference.

Crest: A brock or badger proper.                                                                             
                              
 

James Broster, Innholder
, 1606.
Arms:  There was no coat due unto him from his ancestors that in that sudden could be found  so his funeral was graced  with the arms of his Company.     

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.

                 


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