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19 January 2011

St George and Scudamore Armorial Watercolours

Filed under: Heraldry — Stephen J F Plowman @ 14:04
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Two armorial watercolours recently sold on eBay which I have attempted to identify:

Lt Gen Sir John St. George KC

Arms: Quarterly of six 1st Argent a chief Azure overall a lion rampant Gules ducally crowned Or (St. George) 2nd Argent a cross flory Sable (St. George ancient) 3rd Gules three covered cups Or (Argentine) 4th Argent a fess between six annulets Gules (Avenel) 5th Azure a fess dancetty between six escallops Or (Engaine) 6th Argent a sun of sixteen points Gules (Delahay)

Crest: A demi lion rampant gules ducally crowned Or armed and langued Azure.

Motto: Firmitas in Coelo (Stability in Heaven)

Scudamore

Arms: Quarterly 1st Gules three stirrups leathered and buckled Or (Scudamore) 2nd Azure two bars-gemel in chief a lion passant guardant Or (Tregose) 3rd Argent a fess Gules between three mullets of six points Sable (Ewayas) 4th Ermine two bars-gemel Gules (Huntercombe)

Crest: A bear’s paw proper issuing from a ducal coronet Or

Motto: Scuto amoria Divini (By the shield of divine love)

They sold for £19.99 plus P&P.

Photographs courtesy of the vendor ash254

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John Rigbye – Royal Licence 1787

Filed under: Heraldry — Stephen J F Plowman @ 11:10
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Another heraldic treat on eBay.  The Letters Patent for the Rev John Baldwin of Harrock Hall granting authority for him to “assume and take the surname and bear the Arms of Rigbye only” in compliance with the Will of Thomas Rigbye late of Harrock Hall.  It is dated 15th September 1787 and signed by Isaac Heard, Garter and George Harrison, Norroy.

Arms: Argent on a cross flory Azure five mullets Or.

Crest: On a wreath a goat’s head erased Sable armed gold.

Photographs courtesy of the vendor, Lee Burgess (diggerlee).

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