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

Eaton of Goosetree
Pedigree but no arms recorded

Edwards of Eaton and Cheveley
Pedigree but no arms recorded


Egerton of Egerton and Olton
Arms : - Quarterly:
1 Gules, a fesse between three pheons Argent.
2 Azure, three bars Argent, over all on a bend Gules, three arrows of the second [Done]
3. Vert, a cross engrailed Ermine [Kingsley]
4 Argent, a bugle horn stringed Sable, within the knot a cinquefoil [Kingsley's Forester's Coat]

Crest: Three arrows one in pale and two in saltire Or, barbed and flighted Sable, banded with a riband Gules.                                                                                                                        

Egerton of Ridley
Arms: Quarterly of nine -
1 Argent, a lion rampant Gules, between three pheons Sable, a crescent for cadency [Egerton]
2 Or, three piles in pile Gules, on a canton Argent a griffin segreant Sable [Basset] **
3 Quarterly Gules and Argent, a cross Ermine, a bordure of the second [Beke]
4 Argent, a fesse vaire Or and Gules, between three water bougets Sable, a mullet for cadency [Dethick]
5 Vaire, Argent and Sable [Meynell]
6 Sable, a lion rampant Argent [?]
7 Argent, three bendlets [enhanced] Gules [Byron]
8 Argent, on a bend Azure, three annulets Or, in sinister chief a cross-crosslet fitchy of the second [Colwick]
9 Argent, a greyhound passant Sable, in chief a mullet Gules for cadency [Holford]         

** I believe this to be a mistake in the Visitations transcription. The blazon should be: 2 Or, three piles in point Gules, on a canton Argent a griffin segreant Sable. [Bassett]. These are the arms of Sir Ralph Bassett of Blore.


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