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Entries from June 2007

Two down – one to go!

June 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on Two down – one to go!

Well. I have now finished the Visitations of 1613 and the last page can be accessed here: http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1613/CV1613_27.html The last image to go into the 1613 folder was the arms of Wyche, of Davenham Arms (in trick): Quarterly:  1 and 4, Azure, a pile Ermine [WYCHE] 2 and 3, Argent, on a chevron Gules [Sable?] […]

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Leigh Baronet

June 24th, 2007 · Comments Off on Leigh Baronet

Since posting the arms of the Leigh Baronet I have redone the image: Pronominal coat: Quartered coat:

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A New Lord Lyon

June 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Although there has been no official announcement, the retirement of Robin Orr Blair, LVO, Lord Lyon King of Arms has been leaked on the HSS forum.   It seems that Mr. Brian Hamilton has been informed that “A recent correspondent to the Lyon Office was told to delay his petition until after the New Year […]

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Site update Visitations 1533 to 1580 completed.

June 9th, 2007 · Comments Off on Site update Visitations 1533 to 1580 completed.

I have now finished the site update for the Cheshire Visitations 1533 to 1580. Now just need to start on the last bit, the Visitations of 1613!

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Sir Samuel Egerton Leigh

June 6th, 2007 · Comments Off on Sir Samuel Egerton Leigh

I have recently been asked to produce the arms believed to have been used by Sir Samuel Egerton Leigh Bart. The third baronet’s quarterings are believed to be represented as follows : 1 & 8  Leigh     : Or a Lion rampant Gules 2      Egerton   : Argent a Lion rampant Gules between three Pheons Sable                     3      Cavendish […]

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A question of Seal Cases

June 4th, 2007 · Comments Off on A question of Seal Cases

From time to time (frequently!) I am asked questions pertaining to the Heraldry of Cheshire via my Cheshire Heraldry web site and I do my best to give a sensible and informative reply. Today, however I received a request for information which was a tad beyond my limited knowledge and was not in any case […]

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Leigh baronet

June 1st, 2007 · Comments Off on Leigh baronet

From time to time I am asked for either information or an image. I have today spent some time providing an illustration of the arms of Leigh of Charlestown, South Carolina, Bt. The arms are listed in Burke’s General Armory as Or, a lion rampant Gules. Crest is given as  A cubit arms erect, habited, […]

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