Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Starkey of Stretton

The latest addition to the 1663 Cheshire Visitations is:

Starkey of Stretton
Arms: Argent, a stork Sable charged (for cadency) with an annulet a canton Gules.
Crest: A stork's head erased per pale Argent and Gules charged (for cadency) with an annulet and holding in the beak a .....*

* Although there are no further details of what the stork is holding in its beak in the visitations MSS, Burke's G.A. records the blazon as  A stork's head erased per pale Argent and Sable holding in the beak Gules a snake Vert.



http://cheshire-heraldry.org.uk/visitations1663/CV1663_15.html

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