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

Delves of Dodington
Arms: Argent, a chevron Gules fretty Or, between three delves Sable.
Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or, a demi heron, wings displayed proper crested Gules.

Another Coat:                                                                  
Arms: Argent, a chevron Gules between three billets Sable.
Crest: A dolphin naiant, embowed proper.        


Dod of Edge                   

Arms: Quarterly of six-
1 and 6 Argent, on a fess Gules, between two bars wavy Sable, three Crescents Or [Dod]
2 Gules, an eagle displayed Argent [Edge]
3 Argent, three mullets of six points Sable [Willaston]
4 Argent, two bars Sable, an annulet and a crescent for cadency [Brereton]
5 [Azure], a lion rampant guardant, and orle of cross-crosslets [Argent] [Dalton]

Crest: On a wreath Argent and Sable, on a garb Or, a pigeon pectant proper                                                                                                          


Dod of Smithes Pentry, or Smithfield in Broxton

Arms: Quarterly -
1 and 4 Ermine, on a plain fesse [Gules] between two barrulets wavy Sable, three crescents [Or].
2 and 3 Gules, a fesse dancettee Ermine between three bugle horns, stringed Or. [Cotgreave]

Crest: A cubit arm erect, habited .........., the hand proper, holding a hammer Sable, handle Or.                                                                                                              

Dod of Broxton
Arms: Quarterly of four:
1 and 4 Argent, on a fess Gules, between two bars wavy Sable, three crescents Or [Dod]
2 and 3 Argent, on a chevron sable three pheons of the field [Bickerton]                                                                 

Dod of Egerton
Pedigree given but no arms recorded

Dod of Shocklatch
Pedigree given but no arms recorded

Dodge of Stockport

Arms: (in trick) Barry of six Or and Sable, on a pale Gules a woman's dugg (or breast) distilling drops of milk Argent

Crest: A demi sea-dog rampant guardant Sable, tufted and collared Or                                                                 

Done of Utkinton
Pedigree given but no arms recorded [but see earlier Visitations ]

Dowson of Chester
Pedigree given but no arms recorded

Dukenfield of Dukenfield
Pedigree given but no arms recorded [but see earlier Visitations]


Duncalf of Foxwist in Butley                                                                                                                                                  
Arms: Argent, a chevron Gules between three calves passant Sable a crescent for cadency                                                                                                         

Dutton of Chester
Pedigree given but no arms recorded

To ALL MANNER OF MEN that these letters pattentes shall see or
heare we Lawrance Warren John Sauage Edward of Wever Lawrance
Fitton John of Carington & John Mayneringe Knightes Hughe Venables
Handkyn Mayneringe William Venables George of Weuer John Sauage
John of Dutton Esquires Henrey of Hooton Wm of Dutton Richard of
Dutton Piers Bumvylle John Goldesonne Richard Torfot Hugh of Weuer
Gentillmen SENDEN GREETING in God Almighty FOR AS MUCH AS wee
bynne enformed that oure welbeloued Alye William Dutton of Denbighe
is vexed grevouslye in the saide towne of Denbighe by maliciouse sugges-
tions surmettinge that the saide William should be welshe and his
auncestors welshe and of weishe byrthe  And in euerie Case it is bothe
Almes and Nedefull to beare witnesse of truthe, WE by these our letters
pattens recorden that wee have hard this matter wele examined by men of
worshippe and ancient men of the conntye of
Chester by which examination
we fynden wele that the said William is comen of oune Hankee of Dutton
the which was Englishe and brother lafully to Sr Hughe of Dutton some
tyme lord of Dutton the whiche Hankee had a sonne Henry otherwysse
called Heilyn the whiche Henry had a sonne called Richard the whiche
Richard had yssue this William and so is the saide William comen out of
the house of Dutton and of the auncestry of Dutton  In wittnes of whiche
thinge to these letters patentes wee haue sett on seales, Gyven the
Wensday next after the feaste of St. Lucye the vergyn in the yeare of the
raygne of ou soueigne lord the Kinge Henrey the sixte after the conquest
the elleventhe [1432].

Dutton of Dutton and Hatton

Arms: Quarterly of nine -
1 Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the second and third a fret Or.
2 Argent, on a bend Gules three escarbuncles Or. [Thornton]
3 Sable [Vert] a cross engrailed Ermine. [Kingsley]
4 Or, a saltire Sable. [Helsby]
5 Azure, on a chevron between three garbs Or, a crescent for difference. [Hatton]
6 Azure, an estoile issuant from the horns of a crescent Argent. [Minshull]
7 [Azure] a chevron between three garbs [Or]. [Hatton]
8 Or, a cinquefoil pierced Sable. [Vernon]
9 Azure, a garb Or. [Grosvenor]

Crest: A plume of five ostrich feathers Argent, Azure, Or, Vert and Gules.                                                                                                    


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