Thursday, 27 October 2016

Arms of France-Hayhurst

France-Hayhurst of Bostock Hall



This wonderful image of the France-Hayhurst arms can be found on the Twitter page of the Hayhurst Arms village pub which describes itself as "A classic village pub which sits in the heart of Bostock where you'll find log fires burning, a well stocked bar and a fantastic menu."

Quarterly, 1st & 4th Hayhurst, Per chevron Sable and Or in chief two crosses pattee fitchee and in base a pair of wings conjoined and elevated counterchanged; 2nd & 3rd, France, Argent on a mount in base a hurst Proper, on a chief wavy Azure three fleurs-de-lis Or.

Crests - 1st Hayhurst, A cubit arm proper holding in the hand a cross pattee fitchee Or between two wings sable each charged with an annulet Gold; 2nd France, A mount thereon a hurst as in the arms from the centre tree pendant by a strap Azure a shield Gules charged with a fleur-de-lis Or.

Motto: Virtus Semper Viridis

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Cheshire Heraldry Society Talk

We look forward to welcoming Vic Taylor this Saturday who will be giving a talk to the Cheshire Heraldry Society on the topic of : Herald Townley and a Draft for his Coat of Arms.

Rather appropriate since we meet at Townley Street. Full details of this and all our talks can be found here:

http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/society/

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