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















Leftwich of Leftwich

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, an escucheon voided within an orle of martlets Sable, within the escucheon a cross pattee Gules
2 Or a fess Azure
3 Quarterly Or and Gules a bendlet Sable

Crest: A still proper, charged with a cross pattee Gules                                                                                                   













Leigh of High Ligh, of the Westhall

Arms: Quarterly of nine
1 & 9 Or, a lion rampant Gules
2 Per pale Argent and Sable, three boars passant in pale counterchanged [called Swineyard]
3 Gules, a pale fusilly Argent [Lymme]
4 Quarterly Gules and Or, in the first quarter a lion passant of the second, a label of five points Ermine [Massy]
5 Quarterly Argent and Gules, a label of five points Azure [Tatton]
6 Gules, a lion rampant (per fess) Ermine [and Ermines Timperley]
7 Gules, a chevron between three lozenges Argent [Sale]
8 Barry lozengy Argent and Gules [Wincham]

Crest: A cubit arm erect, habited paly of five pieces Or and Sable, cuffed Argent, hand proper, grasping the upper and lower portion of a broken tilting spear of the first, point downwards.

Sir John Ligh of Bouthes

Azure, two bars Argent,
     over all a bendlet Gules.    

Sir Wm Leigh of Baguly
Azure, two bars Argent,
over all a bendlet Gules

Robert Leigh of Adlington
Azure, two bars Argent,
over all a bendlet gobony
Or and Gules

Peter Leigh of Berchington
Azure, two bars Argent,
over all on a bend Gules
three pheons of the second















Leigh of Bouthes

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Azure, two bars Argent, over all a bend Gules
2 Or, three lozenges Azure [Baguley]
3 Ermine, on a chief indented Gules three ducal coronets Or [Corona*]

Crest: An arm embowed, habited Gules, the hand holding a sword entwined by a snake all proper      

* These arms are actually recorded earlier in the same Visitations as:
Leech of Cawarden, al's Carden
Arms: Ermine, on a chief indented Gules three ducal coronets Or, a crescent on a crescent for difference.
                                                                
                                                                                                                           



Leigh of Baguly

Arms: Quarterly -
1 Azure, two bars Argent over all a bend [Argent] [Gules]
2 Or, three lozenges Azure [Baguley]
3 Ermine, on a chief indented Gules three ducal coronets Or [Corona*]
4 Argent, a fleur-de-lis Sable [Levenshulme]  

*These arms are actually recorded earlier in the same Visitations as:
Leech of Cawarden, al's Carden
Arms: Ermine, on a chief indented Gules three ducal coronets Or, a crescent on a crescent for difference.
                                                                               

Pro Leigh de Lyme
Drawing of a shield of arms:
Argent, a mullet Sable.
[Recorded as Ashton in:- King's Vale Royal]




Drawing of a shield of arms:
Quarterly - 1 & 4 Blank
2 & 3 Argent, a mullet Sable, charged on the upper point with a bezant.



Hugo de Corona
Arms: Azure, a chevron Argent between three coronets Or.





Clementia (de Chedle) nupta Will'mo filio Rob't de Baggulegh
Arms: Or, three lozenges Azure, impaling Argent, a fess dancete Gules.





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