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

Poole of Poole, in Werrall

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Azure, a lion rampant Argent within a orle of fleur-de-lis Or.
2 Argent, a chevron Sable between three bucks' heads cabossed Gules [Called Bruereton]
3 Gules, a chevron between three capons Argent [Capenhurst]

Crest 1 A buck's head cabossed Gules, attired gobony Or and Azure

Crest 2 A gryphon's head erased Azure, beaked and ducally gorged Or.

"This creast with the Staggs head was given to Wm Poole of Werrall Esq. p' Tho. Wriothesley Garter and John Young al's Norroy Kinges of Armes An. 1513, 4 yeare of K. H. 8."

(Drawing of a seal of armes of Capenhurst A chevron between three capons.)


Parr of Bakeford

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, two bars Azure, within a bordure engrailed Sable bezantee.
2 & 3 Argent, three torteaux, each charged with a fleur-de-lis of the field, on a chief Azure a bugle horn [unstringed] Or between two pheons Argent [Barrow]                                                                                                   



Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Sable, on a chevron between three bulls' heads cabossed Argent, a mullet for difference.
2 & 3 Azure, a lion rampant Or [Sound]                                                                                                                            

Ravenscroft of Bretton

Arms: Quarterly of six -
1 & 6 Argent, a chevron between three revens' heads erased Sable [Ravenscroft]
2 Azure, semee de lis, and a lion rampant guardant Argent [Holland]
3 Argent, three bulls' heads erased Sable [Skevington]
4 Sable, three garbs Or, within a bordure of the second [Brickhill]
5 Argent, on a bend Vert three spades of the field [Swettenham]

Crest: On a chapeaux Gules, turned up Ermine, a lion statant guardant Argent.                                                                     

Rode of Rode

Arms: Argent, two quatrefoils Sable, a chief of the second.
Crest: A wolf's head .............. collared ...............
 [Sable collared Argent Burke's G.A.]                                                                 

Ropp of Stapeley

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, a lion rampant Gules between five pheons Sable.
2 & 3 Gules, three boars' heads erased (couped?) Argent [Stapeley]                                                                                                    


Row of Marfield

Arms: Argent, a beehive surrounded by bees volant Sable.                                                                                                        


Rutter of Kingesley

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Gules, three garbs Or, on a chief Azure, a lion passant Argent.
2 & 3 Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine [Kingsley]                                                                                                       


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