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The Armorial Bearings  Exemplified in  The Cheshire Visitations
illustrated in colour by Martin S. J. Goldstraw



Egerton
Arms: Quarterly -
1 and 4 A fesse Ermine between three pheons
2 and 3 Ermine, a fesse fretty
From a seal inscribed Sr. Wm. De Egerton

Drawing of a circular seal . Arms; A chevron and canton
Crest: On an esquires helmet a boars head, issuant from a ducal coronet
Supporters: Two griffins
The seal inscribed S. Jacobi Pype
                                                                          

There then follows a number of Egerton Pedigrees with mention of various seals held in the name of other families [presumably brought in by heiresses]

The following seals are mentioned:
Drawing of a vesica-shaped seal bearing a fleur-de-lis, and inscribed S. Henrici De Chetilton

Drawing of a circular seal, inscribed S Jacobi De Audley and bearing the Arms

Drawing of a circular seal, inscribed S Jacobi De Audley and bearing the Arms - fretty.
[As illustrated]
                                                                                                                            

Drawing of a circular seal, inscribed S. Will'm Egerton and bearing a shield -
Quarterly 1 and 4 A fesse Ermine between three pheons 2 and 3 Ermine, a fesse fretty


Drawing of arms from a seal, inscribed S. Johannis Hawkeston - Ermine, a fesse fretty within a bordure engrailed.

Drawing of a circular seal, inscribed The Seal of Veniam De Stonden
Arms: Quarterly 1 and 4 Ermine.  2 and 3 Fretty.  Crest On an esquire's helmet, a wolf's head.

Drawing of a seal: Arms - Three mullets between two bendlets. Crest - On an esquire's helmet a greyhound's head. Inscribed S. Aniani De Iues

Drawing of arms from a seal: A cross moline surmounted by a bendlet. Inscribed The Seal of Rob' Benhale.

Drawing of a seal Inscribed S. Euae De Audeleigh                                                                              
                                                                                                

Drawing of three shields:
1.
Three mullets between two bendlets.
2. Ermine, a fesse fretty
3. Fretty

Drawing of arms from a seal: Quarterly -
1 and 4 A fesse Ermine between three pheons. 2 and 3 Ermine, a fesse fretty. Inscribed Sr. Wm. de Egerton

Drawing of a seal Inscribed S. Euae De Audeleigh [see illustration above]

Drawing of arms from a seal: On a bend cotised three stags' heads cabossed. Inscribed S. Will'mi Stanley.

Drawing of a seal: Two bars surmounted by a bend. Inscribed S. Alexander De Venables.

Drawing of an impaled coat: Dexter fretty. Sinister barry wavy of six. Inscribed Johane De Sandford.

 
Egerton of Christleton
Arms: Argent, between three pheons Sable, a lion rampant Gules, charged on the shoulder with an annulet Or.                                                                                                              


Egerton of Egerton and Olton
 










Egerton of Olton

Arms : - Quarterly:
1 Gules, a fesse between three pheons Argent.
2 Azure, three bars Argent, over all on a bend Gules, three arrows of the second [Done]
3. Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine [Kingsley]
4 Argent, a bugle horn stringed Sable, within the knot a cinquefoil [Kingsley's Forester's Coat]

Crest: Three arrows one in pale and two in saltire Or, barbed and flighted Sable, banded with a riband Gules.                                                               
                                                                                                                           

 
















Egerton of Ridley

Arms:- Quarterly:
1 and 4 Argent, a lion rampant Gules between three pheons Sable.
2 and 3 Or, three piles in point Gules, on a canton Argent a griffin segreant Sable. [Bassett]

Crest: A lions gamb erect Gules, holding a sword proper, hilt and pomel Or.                                                                 

 











Egerton of Wrynehill

Arms:- Quarterly;
1 and 6 Gules, a fesse Ermine between three pheons Argent.
2 Ermine a fesse gules fretty Or. [Hawkestone]
3 Argent, a bordure engrailed Gules, over all on a chevron of the second, five bezants. [Chetilton]
4 Argent, a chevron between three water-bougets Sable. [Hill]
5. Vert, a chevron between three talbots statant Argent. [Hownhill]

Crest: A plume of five ostrich feathers Ermine.
Motto: Supra Spem Sperno                                                                                                                    

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