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


Aldersey of Aldersey and Spurstow

Arms: Gules, on a bend engrailed Argent between two cinquefoils Or three leopards' faces Vert.
Crest:  Issuant from a plume of five feathers Or, a demi-griffin Gules.                                                                                                                                 

Aldersey, of Chester

Arms: Gules, on a bend between two cinquefoils Or, three leopards' faces Vert, a martlet for cadency.

Crest: Issuant from a plume of five feathers Or, a demi-griffin Gules.  
[Note: The 1613 Visitations record the bend as being engrailed.]                                                                                                   

Allen, of Brindley

Arms: Per bend sinister Or and Sable, six martlets counterchanged.

Crest: A martlet Or, wings elevated Sable, collared Gules.                                                                                                              

Ardern, of Hawarden
Arms: Gules, three cross-crosslets botony fitchy Or, a chief of the last.

Crest: A plume of five feathers Argent.                                                                                               


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