Thursday, 29 January 2015
Tuesday, 27 January 2015
This discussion has been of great interest to me not least because Balfour Paul’s authoritative comment brought me to the undoubted fact that for a great many years now I have had the quiet enjoyment of my own heraldic badge (and I have not sought “official” recognition of that badge from anyone as I have never felt that I needed it). With a few moments to spare this afternoon, I mocked up my own “statement of fact” which is, I suppose, a statement of assumption; unfortunately, I have been using the badge for so long now, I can’t recall the actual date of its invention.
Leicester of Tabley
1 & 4 Azure, a fess Gules fretty Or between three fleur-de-lis of the last.
2 & 3 Azure, a garb Or [Grosvenor]
Crest: A swan's head and neck erased Argent guttee de sang.
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Ex Libris Armorial Bookplate Peter Sherston Esquire Lincolns Inn 1758
Arms: Sable, a cinquefoil Or between three buglehorns Argent stringed of the second.
Mantling: Sable and Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, a stag lodged reguardant Or, armed and hoofed Gules, charged on the shoulder with a cinquefoil Vert.
There is an entry for his descendant, Major Charles Davies Sherston J.P., in Fox Davies’ Armorial Families.
Monday, 12 January 2015
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