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


Venables of Antrobus and Chester
Arms: Azure, two bars and in chief two mullets Argent a mullet for cadency.
Crest: Issuant from a fish-wheel Argent a wyvern .... collared Gules.                                                                                                                     


Venables of Agden

Arms: Quarterly:
1 & 4 Azure, two bars Argent a mullet for cadency [Venables]
2 Azure, a chevron between three mullets Argent [              ]
3 Sable, a chevron between three birds Argent [Page]

Crest: Issuant fron a fish-wheel Argent a demi-wyvern Gules.                                                                                            


Venables, Baron of Kinderton
 Arms: Quarterly of 6:
1 & 6 Azure, two bars Argent [Venables]
2 [Argent], a cross flory between four martlets [Gules] [Golbourne] 
3 [Vert], a wyvern [Argent] [                ] .
4 [Argent], three piles in point wavy [Sable] [               ].
5 [Azure], an eagle displayed [Argent] [Coton] .

Crest: Upon a fish-wheel [Argent] a wyvern collared [Gules] pierced through the body with an arrow devouring a child [proper].                                                                                                           


Wainwright of Chester (from Salop)
Arms: Argent, on a chevron Azure a lion rampant between two fleurs-de-lis Or a bordure engrailed Sable.
Crest: A lion rampany Argent supporting an ancient battle axe the blade Azure.                                                                                  

Walley of Middlewich
Arms: Argent, on a cross Sable five lioncels Or.

"No proofe made of this coat."                                                               

Walthall of Wistaston
Arms: Or, a chevron Vert between three cornish choughs Sable beaked and legged Gules.                                           


Warburton of Arley
Arms: Quarterly of 6:
1, Argent, a fess between three cormorants Sable [Warburton]
2, Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the second and third quarters a fret Or [Dutton]
3, Argent, two chevronels Gules a canton of the second charged with a mullet Or [? Orreby]
4, Argent, an escutcheon voided within an orle of martlets Sable [Winnington]
5, Sable, a cross patonce Argent [Pulford]
6, Azure, a garb between two bezants in fesse Or [Grosvenor]

Crest: A saracen's head couped at the shoulders and wreathed around the temples.                                               


Ward of Capesthorne
Arms: Azure, a cross pattee Or, a crescent Argent for cadancy.

"No proofe made of these armes though he be now owner of Capeston by purchase; these being the Arms of Warde formely of Capeston therefore he is to prove his descent fro' that."                                                 


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