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The Armorial Bearings recorded in the
Cheshire and Lancashire Funeral Certificates

illustrated in colour by Martin S. J. Goldstraw



 








Mrs. Elizabeth Danald, 1632.
Arms: (in a lozenge): Argent, three torteaux in bend, between two bendlets Sable, a martlet on a mullet for difference.

She was the daughter and co-heir of Thomas Ince, sometime Sheriff of the City of Chester.                                                                                                          

 



Hugh Davenport, Gentleman, 1636.
Arms: Argent, on a chevron between three cross croslets fitche Sable, a rose of the field; a crescent or on a crescent Gules for difference.
                                                                                            

 








Mrs. Katherine Davenport, 1634.
Arms (in a lozenge): Argent, a chevron engrailed Gules between three herons or storks Sable, beaked and legged of the second.

She was the daughter of George Hope of Dodleston, in the County of Chester, Esq.                                                                                                              






William Dod, Gentleman, 1605.
Arms: Argent, on a fesse Gules, between two bars nebule Sable, three crescents Or, in chief a cross moline of the third.                                                                                 









Dame Dorothy Done, 1635.
Arms (in a lozenge*): Quarterly, 1, Argent, three bendlets wavy Azure. 2, Azure, two bars Argent, on a canton Sable, a wolf's head erased of the second. 3, Argent, a cross flory between four martlets Gules, a label of five points Azure. 4, Argent, on a bend Sable, three cross croslets Or.

She was the daughter of Thomas Wilbram of Woodheye, in the County of Chester, Esq.      

* As I have stated on many occassions, I am not a fan of lozenges for quartered arms; as can be seen, one needs to be the equivalent of a digital contortionist to fit the charges into the distorted shape created by the lozenge.                                                        
















Sir John Done, Knight, 1629.
  
Arms: Quarterly of six: 1, Azure, two bars Argent,  over all on a bend Gules, three arrows Or, barbed and flighted of the second. 2, Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine. 3, Argent, a bugle horn stringed Sable. 4, Argent, a lion rampant Gules. 5, Azure, crusily and three eagles displayed Or. 6, Sable, two bars Argent, on a canton of the first, a garb Or.

Crest 1: A buck's head couped proper.
Crest 2: A buglehorn Sable, garnished Or, stringed Vert.                                        

 


John Done, Esquire, 1601.
Arms: Quarterly of six: 1, Azure, two bars Argent,  upon a bend Gules, three broad arrows of the second [Done] 2, Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine [Kingsley]. 3, Argent, a bugle Sable [Forest of Delamere]. 4, Argent, a lion rampant Gules armed and langued Azure [Leighe of Esthall (the East Hall in High Leigh)]. 5, Azure, three eaglets displayed 2 and 1, the field seme de crosses crosslet Or [Alphram]. 6, Azure, two bars Argent,  upon a bend Gules, three broad arrows of the second.

 















John Done, Esquire, 1630.
Arms: Quarterly of six coats, with two crests, as those of his father Sir  John Done of Utkington.                                            

                     
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