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The Armorial Bearings Featured in The Vale Royal of England first published by Daniel King in 1656

Those gentlemen whose names begin with C.


Cholmeley (ancient cote)

Gules, two (ancient?) helmets in chief Argent and a garb in base Or.                                                         


Sir Hugh Cholmeley

Gules, two helmets in chief Argent and a garb in base Or.                                                                                                                                    


Richard Cholmeley

Gules, three helmets Argent.                                                                                                                    


Sir Richard Cholmeley Lt. of The Tower

Gules, a fleur-de-lis Or  issuing from the top of a crescent  Ermine between two helmets in chief Argent, and in base a  garb of the second.                                                                                                               


Cholmeley de Pickeringlith

Gules, a fleur-de-lis Or issuing from the top of a crescent Ermine between two helmets in chief Argent, and in base a  garb of the second. (same as Sir Richard Cholmeley)                                                                 


Sir Roger Cholmeley

Lord Chief  Baron of the Exchequer (illegitimate son of Sir Richard Cholmeley Lt. of The Tower).

 Gules, a sword in fesse (sword of Justice) between a helmet in chief Argent, and a garb in base Or. 

Burke gives a variation on this as: Gules, a sword in fesse betwen a helmet in chief and two garbs  in base Or.      


Chequy Or and Sable a fesse Gules fretted of the first.                                                                                                     



Gules, a fesse Ermine dancettee between three buglehorns Or.                                                                                                        



Azure, a lion rampant Argent.                                                                                                                   



Argent, on a bend Sable three lozenges of the field.                                                                                             



Argent, on a fesse Azure between three crosses crosslet fitchee Sable two tuns Or.                                                               

(Clive or Cleave)
Argent, on a fesse between three wolves' heads erased sable as many mullets Or.                                    


Argent, a chevron Ermine cottised Sable, between three annulets Gules.                                                                                           



Sable a lion rampant within an orle of cinquefoils Argent.                                                                        


Argent, a chevron Sable between three roses Gules.                                                                                    



Azure, three wolfs' heads erased Argent.                                                                                                   



Argent, on a chevron Azure three garbs Or.                                                                                                



Argent, a fess dancete Gules.                                                                                                                                


Cotton de Combermere

Sable, a chevron between three cotton shanks Argent.                                                                              


Sable, a sling between two pheons Argent.
Usually depicted/described as a handbow or even a long bow bent in bend proper., the trick by King is quite unique and given the usually accurate engravings carried out by him one wonders where he "copied" it from - just what was he drawing ?                             


Cotton de Cotton

Azure, an eagle displayed Argent armed Gules.                                                                                              


Azure, a plate between three ducal coronets Or, within a bordure Argent.

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