Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Sir Urian Legh, Knight, 1627.

 The latest addition to the Funeral Certificates series is that of  Sir Urian Legh, Knight, 1627.

Arms: Quarterly 1, Azure, two bars Argent, over all a bend gobony, Or and Gules [Legh of Adlington]; 2, Argent, a lion rampant Gules [Leigh]; 3, Azure, a chevron between three ducal coronets Or [Corona]; 4, Gules, three cross crosslets fitchee Or, a chief of the second [Arden of Arden]; 5, Azure, a bend Or within a bordure Argent [Grosvenor after first judgement and pre appeal??]; 6, Argent, a cross patonce Sable [Belgrave *].

Crest: An unicorn's head Argent, couped Gules, armed and maned Or.


The 6th quarter is recorded in the Visitations of 1580 (page 151) as Argent, a cross flory Sable [Belgrave].


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