Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Heraldic Puns abound in Cheshire - Spurstow of Spurstow

In the the third group, wherein part of the bearer's name is shown by the charges,the arms of Spurstow of Spurstow, who carried in his green shield three pierced molets of gold, must also be included, for his charges are spur rowels.

Spurstow of Spurstow
Arms: Quarterly
1 & 4 Vert, three mullets pierced Or
2 Argent, a lion rampant Gules [Leigh]
3 Azure crussily, and three eagles displayed Or [Alphram]

Crest: A woman's head affronte, couped below the breast proper, hair dishevelled Or.       

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