Thursday, 13 March 2014

Bookplate of Sir Edmund Antrobus Bt.

Newly acquired by Cheshire Heraldry is the Bookplate of Sir Edmund Antrobus Bt.

Bookplate of Sir Edmund Antrobus Bt.

Arms: Lozengy Or and Azure, on a pale Gules three estoiles of the first.

Crest: Issuing out of rays Proper a Unicorn's head couped Argent.

Supporters: Two horses Proper.

Motto: Dei Memor Gratus Amicus (Mindful of God, Grateful to Friends)

The baronetcy was created (UK) 22nd May 1815.

The first four baronets were named Edmund. This is a Cheshire family (in origin at least) the chief seat of the family, Antrobus Hall, was sold by Henry Antrobus in 1460 to Thomas Venables.

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