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Entries from May 2017

Pritchard of Bostock

May 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Pritchard of Bostock Arms: Argent, a chevron between three boars’ heads couped Sable. “No proofe made of these Armes”   http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_12.html

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Pott of Pott

May 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Pott of Pott Arms: Or, two bars and over all a bend Azure a mullet Gules for cadency. Crest: On a mound Vert a leopard sejant Proper collared and chained Or. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_12.html

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Pindar, of Idenshaw

May 24th, 2017 · No Comments

Pindar, of Idenshaw Arms: Azure, a chevron Argent between three lions’ heads erased Ermine crowned Or a canton Gules charged with a dexter hand couped of the second. Crest: A lion’s head erased Argent crowned Or.   http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_12.html

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Innocents remembered

May 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

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Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society

May 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Saturday will see me boarding a train to Preston in Lancashire in order to present a talk to the Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society  (Annual Conference and A.G.M.) on “Squirrels and Chevrons”: A study of the many and varied arms used by the descendants of Lidulph de Twemlow. I shall be in good company […]

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Time Team at Poulton Abbey in Cheshire

May 8th, 2017 · Comments Off on Time Team at Poulton Abbey in Cheshire

Not particularly heraldic but interesting from a Cheshire historical point of view, here is a Time Team video showing the dig to reveal Poulton Abbey in Cheshire, the predecessor of Dieulacres Abbey in Leek. Poulton was granted the land in 1147 and the monks later moved to Leek in 1214.  

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Cheshire Heraldry Publications

May 6th, 2017 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Publications

I have produced and privately published a number of facsimiles of Cheshire Heraldry Books along with some for Shropshire and some of a more general heraldic nature as well as the illustrated companion to the 1580 Visitations. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/publications/ http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/martinatcheshireheraldrydotorgdotuk     There is presently a discount available on the facsimiles available via Lulu.

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