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Entries from June 2017

Whichcote of Mobberley

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on Whichcote of Mobberley

Whichcote of Mobberley Arms: Ermine, two boars passant in pale Gules. Crest: A boar’s head erased and erect Gules. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_18.html

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Wettenhall of Hankelow

June 30th, 2017 · Comments Off on Wettenhall of Hankelow

The latest entry to the Cheshire Heraldry website is that of Wettenhall of Hankelow. In the Visitations Mss for 1663 quarters 2 and three are not identified however, for a Cheshire heraldry enthusiast, quarter two is quite easily identified as Alfram (which is possibly my least favourite coat of arms by virtue of poor colour/tincture […]

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Warburton of Arley

June 29th, 2017 · Comments Off on Warburton of Arley

The latest entry to the Visitations of 1663 is Warburton of Arley. This example perfectly illustrates the changes seen between the three Visitations carried out in Cheshire. 1663: 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 […]

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Annual Heraldry Study Day (Salford)

June 19th, 2017 · Comments Off on Annual Heraldry Study Day (Salford)

5th October 2017 We welcome our speakers for the day: Tony Bostock – Cheshire Heraldry Society John Titterton – Cheshire Heraldry Society Tony Consadine – Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society Martin Goldstraw – Cheshire Heraldry Society ******************************************************************************** Programme: 10.00 – 10.40 am Registration and refreshments 10.40 – 10.50 am Welcome and Introduction 10.50 – […]

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Walthall of Wistaston

June 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Walthall of Wistaston

The latest entry to the Visitations of 1663 is that of Walthall of Wistaston which, like many other examples, has changed over the course of the Visitations. In this instance, the hawks have changed to Cornish choughs. The 1663 record is: Walthall of Wistaston Arms: Or, a chevron Vert between three Cornish choughs Sable beaked […]

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Cheshire Heraldry Badge Banner

June 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Cheshire Heraldry Badge Banner

Here is a version of the Cheshire Heraldry badge Banner produced for me by Ljubodrag Grujic.  

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Walley of Middlewich

June 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Walley of Middlewich

Walley of Middlewich Arms: Argent, on a cross Sable five lioncels Or. “No proofe made of this coat.” http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_17.html

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Venables of Agden

June 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Venables of Agden

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. http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_17.html

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Venables Augmentation

June 14th, 2017 · Comments Off on Venables Augmentation

A few days ago I added image of Venables, baron of Kinderton to the 1663 Visitations webpage and made an entry in my weblog: Venables, Baron of Kinderton Since then, I have had word from Cheshire Historian Tony Bostock who is presently assisting with The Middlewich Heraldry Project, a project to restore the Venables’ Screens […]

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Swettenham of Swettenham

June 7th, 2017 · Comments Off on Swettenham of Swettenham

Swettenham of Swettenham Arms: Quarterly of eight; 1 & 8 Argent, on a bend Vert three half spades of the field [Swettenham] 2 Argent, on a chevron between three cross-crosslets fitchess Azure as many fleurs-de-lis of the field [Birtles] 3 Sable two chevronels Or each charged with three fleurs-de-lis Gules [         […]

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