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


 

Haughton of Haughton

Arms: Sable, three bars Argent.                                                                                                                              



Hayes of Litley

Arms: Sable, a chevron Argent between three leopards' faces Or (Harl 1424)
(In Harl 1505 the leopards' faces are Argent)


 

Henshaugh, bulgo Henshaw, of Henshaw

Arms: Argent, a chevron between three moor-hens Sable.                                                                                                                








Hockenhull, al's Hocknell, of Hocknell Platt

Arms: Argent, and ass's head erased Sable.
Another Coat: Argent, an ass's head erased Sable, a canton Gules.
Crest: A buck's head erased Argent, attired Or, pierced through the nostrils with an arrow of the second, barbed and flighted of the first.














Hocknell of Prenton

Arms: Quarterly
1 & 4 Argent, an ass's head erased Sable, a crescent for difference.
2 Sable, three crescents Argent [Gleave]
3 Argent, on a bend Sable three spears' heads of the first [Prenton]

Crest: A buck's head erased Argent, attired Or, pierced through the nostrils with an arrow Or, feathered of the first, a crescent for difference.

Arms from seal inscribed S. Will'mi Hole , Plate II, fig 12.                                                                 














Holcroft of Vale Royal

Arms Quarterly of eight:
1 Argent, a cross and bordure both engrailed Sable.
2 Argent, a squirrel sejant Gules [Horton]
3 Argent, an eagle Sable, preying on an infant [proper], swaddled [Gules, banded Or] [Culcheth]
4 Quarterly Argent and Gules, in first quarter a mullet Sable [Mascy]
5 Argent, on a bend Sable three covered cups Or [Argent] [Rixton]
6 Gules, a fess between three falcons Argent [Penington]
7 Argent, on a fess Gules three bezants [Jennings]
8 Gules, a bull's head cabossed Argent, armed Or [Duston]

Crest: A raven with wings elevated , Sable, holding in the dexter claw a sword erect, proper.                                                                                                 











Holford of Holford

Arms: Quarterly.
1 Argent, a greyhound passant Sable
2 Argent, three bulls' heads cabossed Sable {Bulkeley]
3 Argent, a chevron between three [Old English] text T's Sable [Toft]
4 Argent, a boar [greyhound?] passant Sable

Crest: A greyhound's head couped Sable.                                                                                                            

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