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


Marbury of Marbury
Arms: Quarterly of eight:
1 & 8 Sable, a cross between four pheons Argent [Marbury]
2 Or, on a fess engrailed Azure three garbs of the first [Marbury Ancient]
3 Argent, a lion rampant Gules, collared Or [Redish]
4 Sable, three asses' heads caboshed Argent [ ? ]
5 Vert, a cross patonce Or [Boydell]
6 Argent, on a fess Sable three mullets of the field [Boydell?]
7 Gules [Argent] a castle tripple towered Argent [Gules] [Doncaster]

Crest: On a cap of maintenance Gules, turned up Argent, five bezants, a sarecen's head couped at the neck proper, wreathed round the temples Or and Azure.                                                                                                                        

Marbury of Walton
Arms: Quarterly of four, a crescent in fess-point for cadency:
1 & 4 [Sable], a cross between four pheons [Argent] [Marbury]
2 & 3 [Or], on a fess engrailed [Azure] three garbs [of the field] [Marbury Ancient]

Second Shield: Sable, a cross engrailed between four spear-heads Argent [Marbury]

Crest: A Garb ....

Massey of Aldford

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Quarterly Gules and Or, in the first quarter a lion passant Argent, a crescent for difference in the centre point.
2 & 3 Argent, on a chevron Azure three garbs Or [Cradock]
The four quarterings within a bordure gobony Argent and Azure.
Crest: An owl Sable, collared gobony Argent and Azure.                                                               

Massey of Broxton

Arms: Arms: Quarterly Gules and Or, in the first and fourth quarters three fleur-de-lis Argent, in the centre point a crescent on a mullet for difference.                                            

Massey of Denfield (
= Massy of Tatton)
Arms: Quarterly, Gules and Or, in 1 & 4 three escallops Argent                                                           


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