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


 



Massey of Puddington

Arms: Argent, a chevron between three lozenges Sable.                                                                                                 


Massey of Sale
No Arms shown.                                                                                               

















Masterson of Nantwich

Arms: Ermine, a chevron Azure, between three garbs Or.
Crest: An heraldic tiger statant Gules.                                                                                                                 

 















Meredith (Amerydith) of Ashley

Arms: Gules, a lion rampant reguardant Or armed and langued Azure.
Crest: A demi-lion rampant Sable collared and chained Or.                                                                                      







Millington of Millington

Arms: Quarterly: 1 & 4 Azure, three millstones Argent;
2 & 3 Argent, a double-headed eagle displayed Gules.                                                               






Minshull of Hampton

Arms: Azure, an estoile between the horns of a crescent Argent*           

* Respite given but no proof made.                                           

















Minshull of Wistaston and Chester

Arms: Azure, an estoile between the horns of a crescent Argent, a martlet Sable, charged with a mullet for cadency.
Crest: Two bears' jambs Gules holding a crescent Argent a martlet for cadency.   *

* No proof made of these arms.                                            






Minshull of Erdeswick

Arms: Azure, within the horns of a crescent an estoile radiated Argent                                               















Minshull of Stoke

Arms: Sable, an estoile issuant out of a crescent in base Argent.
Crest: Two lions' jambs Proper holding a crescent Argent.                             






Listed in the pedigree of Minshull of Stoke against the entry for Margaret daughter of Hugh Mainwaring of Nantwich are the arms:
Argent, two bars Gules a crescent in chief for difference.            
                                                                                       





Listed in the pedigree of Minshull of Stoke against the entry for Ellen daughter of William Bromley of Derfold, county Chester are the arms:
Per fesse dancetty quarterly Gules and Or an escutcheon [no tincture].




[It is quite possible that this is the achievement listed in Burke's GA as Bromley (Cheshire, Warwickshire, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire): Quarterly , per fess indented Gules and Or an escutcheon Argent charged with a griffin segreant Vert. Crest: Out of a ducal coronet Or, a demi lion Argent supporting a banner Gulescharged with a lion passant Gold staff of the last. ]                                                                         
                              





Listed in the pedigree of Minshull of Stoke against the entry of Margaret daughter of Thomas Mainwaring of Nantwich are the arms:
Argent, two bars Gules a mascle for difference.                       






Listed in the pedigree of Minshull of Stoke against the entry for Mary daughter of Sir Edward Fitton of Gawsworth, Bart, sister and coheir to Sir Edward Fitton Bart late deceased are the arms:
Argent, a canton Gules over all on a bend Azure three garbs Or.                                                                  


















Moreton of Moreton

Arms: Quarterly: 1 & 4 Argent, a greyhound courant Sable collared of the field;
2 & 3 Gules, a cross engrailed Ermine [Macclesfield]
Crest: A wolf's head                                                















Morton of Hulme Walfield

Arms: Argent, a greyhound courant Sable collared Vert purfled of the field.
Crest: A greyhound's head Sable collared Vert purfled Argent.                       


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