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


 

















Spenser of Congleton

Arms: Per fesse Argent and Sable, a fesse nebulee between three griffins' heads erased within a bordure engrailed, all counterchanged.

Crest: Issuant from a mound [?] Gules, a cubit arms vested Or, charged with two chevrons Gules, the hand proper, grasping a chaplet of vine-leaves Vert, with bunches of grapes also proper.                                                                                                                        













Spurstow of Spurstow

Arms: Quarterly of six:
1 & 6 Vert, three mullets of six points Or [Spurstow]
2 Argent, a lion rampant Gules [Leigh]
3 Azure a semee of cross-crosslets, over all three eagles displayed Or [Alphram]
4 Sable, a chevron engrailed between three bulls' heads Argent, a crescent for cadency [Bulkeley?]
5 Ermine, a lion rampant Azure [ELIDOR AP RYS SAIS ?]

Crest: A maiden's head, couped at the shoulders, proper, crined Or.                                                                                                                 

Stanley of Hooton
Pedigree but no arms recorded.
[For arms recorded at earlier Visitation see:  http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations/CV26.html ]

 

Stanley of Weever

Arms: Quarterly
1 Argent, on a bend Azure three bucks' heads cabossed Or
2 Or, on a chief indented Azure three plates [Lathom]
3 Barry of six Or and Azure a canton Ermine [Gowsell]
4 Gules, a lion rampant Or [Fitzalan]
5 ....... four bars ........
6 Sable, two bars Argent, on a canton of the first a garb of the second; over all a crescent for difference [Weever]                                                                                                              

Stapleton of Upton in Prestbury Parish
Pedigree but no arms recorded.



Starkey of Stretton Over Hall

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, a stork close Sable, beaked and legged Gules
2 & 3 Argent, a griffin segreant Sable                                                                                           



Starkey of Stretton of Nether Hall

Arms: Quarterly -
1 & 4 Argent, a stork close Sable, beaked and legged Gules
2 Sable, a leopard's face Or, jessant de lis Argent [Morley]
3 Argent, a chevron engrailed between three garbs Sable [Darby]                                                                       














Starkey of Wrenbury
Arms: Quarterly of four, with an annulet at fess point for cadency:
1 & 4 Argent, a stork Sable, beaked and legged Gules [Starkie]
2 & 3 Argent, a chevron Sable between three heathcocks [wrens] Gules [Wrenbury]

Crest: A stork's head, erased at the neck, per pale Argent and Gules, holding in its bill a viper Vert, crowned Or.                                            

Starkey of Oulton and Darley
Pedigree but no arms recorded.

Stockton of Cuddington and Malpass
Pedigree but no arms recorded.

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