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


 















Cartwright of Sheppenhall

Arms: Per chevron embattled Or and Sable, three compasses counterchanged.

Crest: A griffin's head erased Or, holding in the beak a dagger, point downwards, Argent, the pommel Gold.                                                                                                            














Catheral of Horton

Arms: Azure, a lion passant between three mascles Or.

Crest: On a chapeau Gules, turned up Ermine, a cat-a-mountain proper.                                                                                                   

 








Cholmondeley of Cholmondeley  
Arms: Quarterly
1. Gules, in chief two esquires helmets Argent and in base a garb Or.
2. Lozengy Argent and Azure, a bend Gules, fretty Or. [Cheney]
3. Argent three capons Sable. [Capenhurst]
4. Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the second and third quarters a fret Or. [Dutton]
5. Argent, on a bend Gules three escarbuncles Or. [Thornton]
6. Vert a cross engrailed Ermine. [Kingsley]
7. Or, a saltire Sable. [Helsby]
8. Azure, on a chevron between three garbs Or, a crescent for cadency. [Hatton]
9. Azure, an estoile within the horns of a crescent Argent. [Minshull]

Crest: A demi-griffin segreant Sable, holding in the claws a helmet as in the arms Argent.                                         

Hugh, born 1661, created baron Cholmondeley of Witch Malbank 10th April 1689.                                                                                          




Cholmondeley of Vale Royal
Arms:  Quarterly of 12:
1 & 12. Gules, in chief two esquires helmets Argent and in base a garb Or a crescent for cadency.
2. Argent, a fesse, in chief three martlets Gules [Cheney]
3. Gules, a chevron between three capons Argent [Capenhurst]
4. Quarterly Argent and Gules, in the second and third quarters a fret Or. [Dutton]
5. Argent, on a bend Gules three escarbuncles Or. [Thornton]
6. Azure, an estoile within the horns of a crescent Argent. [Minshull]
7. Argent, a chevron between three T's Sable [Toft]
8. Argent, a greyhound courant Sable [Holford]
9. Sable, three bulls' heads caboshed Argent [Bulkeley]
10. Argent, two bars Gules [Mainwaring]
11. As number six.

                                                                                  















Church of Nantwich

Arms: Argent, a fesse engrailed between three greyhounds' heads erased Sable, collared Gules, ringed and garnished Or, a canton Azure.

Crest: A greyhounds' heads erased Sable, bezanty, collared Gules and ringed and garnished Or                                                               




Cotton of Cotton

Arms: Azure, a chevron between three hanks of cotton palewise Argent.                                            




Cotton of Combermere

Arms: Azure, a chevron between three hanks of cotton palewise Argent.                                                    

  

Coulthurst of Chester

Arms: Vert, three colts passant in pale Argent, a crescent in chief for cadency.
No proof made.                                                                                                                                                           

 











Cowper of Chester

Arms: Azure, on a bend engrailed Or between two wolves' heads erased Argent, three crosses crosslet Gules.
Crest: Issuant from a mural crown Gules, a demi-wolf Argent, holding between the paws a garb Or.                             


Crewe of Crewe

Arms: Azure, a lion rampant Argent.                                                     
                                                                                       

         

Crompton of Stone co. Stafford and Chester

Arms: Argent, on a chief Vert three pheons Or.                                                                            
                              

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