Cheshire Heraldry Web Journal (Blog)

A journal of the activities of an Amateur Armorist.

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Entries from May 2014

Legh of West Hall High Leigh

May 21st, 2014 · Comments Off on Legh of West Hall High Leigh

New entry to the 1663 Visitations: Legh of West Hall High Leigh Arms: Or, a lion rampant Gules. Crest: A dexter cubit arm vested Or charged with two pallets Sable holding in the hand Proper a tilting spear in bend sinister also Or.    

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Armorial Bookplate – William Craig

May 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on Armorial Bookplate – William Craig

Recently acquired – the bookplate of William Craig (1745-1813), Scottish judge and litterateur, see in Oxford DNB. Probably a cadet of Craig of Riccartoune (Lyon Register Volume 1, page 130 1672 – 1694) 

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Oh how disappointing … for a Heraldry Addict anyway!

May 4th, 2014 · Comments Off on Oh how disappointing … for a Heraldry Addict anyway!

Having just returned from a few days away I was pleased to notice that among the many brown envelopes waiting to greet me on the door mat was the package containing the quarterly membership magazine and journal from the British Association for Local History. My expectations of a good read rose quite considerably when I […]

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