Heraldry Online Blog

23 April 2017

Admiral Sir John Hawkins

Charles Miller Ltd are offering for sale Lot 208 a stained glass roundel bearing the Arms of Admiral Sir John Hawkins.  The roundel display the Arms granted in 1565 before the addition of an augmentation in 1571.

The auction is due 2nd May 2017 with an estimate of £800 – £1,000.


Arms: Sable on a point wavy a lion passant Or in chief three bezants.
Crest: A demi moor proper bound an captive with annulets on his arms and ears Or.


The 1571 augmentation consisted of a “on a canton Or an escallop between two palmers’ staves Sable”.



  1. Would it be possible to find out who the purchaser of this item was? Mainly for copyright reasons.

    Comment by Daniel Jan Evans — 29 December 2017 @ 22:27 | Reply

    • Dear Mr Evans

      I am afraid I cannot assist you as such. I would suggest you contact Charles Miller Ltd directly and ask them to pass on a request for the purchaser to contact you. In this age of data protection I doubt that they could release the details to you.

      Comment by Stephen J F Plowman — 30 December 2017 @ 11:12 | Reply

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