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


Needham of Shevington & of Cranage

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 9 Argent, a bend engrailed Azure between two bucks' heads cabossed Sable.
2 Quarterly per fess indented Gules and Or [Bromley]
3 Argent, on a chevron Gules five bezants [Chetelton]
4 Quarterly Argent and Sable, in the second and third quarters a fleur-de-lis Or, over all a bendlet Gules [Hextall]
5 Sable, a chevron engrailed between three owls Argent [Hewit?]
6 Or, a chief indented Azure [Butler?]
7 Gules, a scythe Argent [Praers]
8 Argent, a garb Vert.

Crest: Out of a crown palisado Or a buck's head proper, attired of the first.                                                                                                                        


Newton of Coole

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, a cross formee Sable, the ends flory Or.
2 Argent, on a bend Sable three birds of the field [Hinton]
3 Per fess indented Sable and Argent, six fleur-de-lis counterchanged [Hinton]

Crest: An eagle's leg erased Sable, entwined by a snake Or.                                                                                                   

Newton of Pownall
Arms: Quarterly -
1 Argent, a lion rampant queue fourchie Sable, charged on the shoulder with a cross formee Or [Pownall*]
2 Argent, on a bend Azure, three garbs Or, a crescent for difference [Fitton]
3 Argent, three birds' heads Sable, erased [beaked] Or [Erdeswick]
4 Argent, on a cross engrailed Azure five garbs Or [Milneton]
5 Quarterly Vert and Argent, all over a lion rampant Gules [Olton]
6 Argent, a chevron Sable between three wrens Gules [Wrenbury]


*The true coat of Newton of Pownall was Vert, a tun in fess Or  

Norbury of Chester

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, on a chevron engrailed between three bulls' heads cabossed Sable, a crescent for difference.
2 Per pale Or and Argent, an eagle displayed Sable [Bird]
3 Argent an ass's head erased Sable [Hockenhull?]            

Nuthall of Cattenhall

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, a shackbolt Sable.
2 Argent, a griffin segreant Sable [Griffin]
3 Sable, a buck's head cobossed Argent, attired Or [Horton]                                                                     


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