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

Stringer of Crewe
Arms: Argent, a cross patonce between six martlets Gules, a canton Azure.   


Sutton of Sutton juxta Macclesfield

Arms: Quarterly -
1 Or, a lion rampant queuee fourchee Vert [Sutton]
2 Argent, a chevron between three buglehorns stringed Sable [Sutton]
3 Argent, a chevron between three cross-crosslets Sable [Sutton]
4 Argent, on a chief Gules a mullet pierced Or
5. [Gules] in chief two esquires' helmets [Argent] and in base a garb [Or], a crescent for difference [Cholmondelegh]
6 Sable, an estoile Or between two flanches Ermine [Hubbard]

Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or, a demi lion rampant queuee fourchee Vert                                                                                                   

Swanwick of Swanwick
Pedigree but no arms noted.



Arms: Argent, on a bend Vert three spades of the field
[Note that the crest is not mentioned in the 1613 Visitations but is here illustrated per the previous Visitations]

The following note is included in the pedigree:

Thomas de Swettenham senior dominus de Swettenham concessit Thome filio suo dimidiā totius manerii de Swettenham 22 Ri. 2.  A seale of armes a chefron betwene iii things but not to be descerned.


Swettenham of Somerford
Pedigree but no arms recorded.

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