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20 June 2021

Irish Grant of Arms: James Bankhead Browne 1905

eBay vendor, bushm-11, has just sold for £400 the 1905 Grant of Arms to James Bankhead Browne of Brownhill, Banbridge Co. Down.

Arms: Per saltire Gules and Vert in pale two double-headed eagles displayed and in fesse as many elks’ heads couped respecting each other all Or.
Crest: A double-headed eagle per chevron Gules and Vert bezantee.
Motto: Nunquam Non Paratus

Dated: 27th March 1905

Ulster: Sir Arthur Edward Vicars

Fox-Davies Armorial Familes 1929

19 June 2021

Grant of Arms: Sir Matthew Ingle Joyce 1901

Dawsons Auctioneers are offering for sale the 1901 Grant of Arms to Sir Matthew Ingle Joyce and to other descendants of his father, John Hall Joyce.

Sir Matthew Ingle Joyce (17 July 1839 – 10 March 1930) was a British judge. He was called to the bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 1865.He was a Justice of the Chancery Division of the High Court between 1900 and 1915. Born in Breedon on the Hill , Leicestershire, he was educated at Ashby-de-la-Zouch Grammar School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

Live Auction: 24 Jun 2021 09:30 BST

Lot Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire

Auctioneer’s estimate 150 GBP – 200 GBP

Arms: Barry of four Ermine and Gules on a bend between two leopards faces Or three water bougets Sable.

Crest: In front of a lion rampant proper collared nebuly with chain reflexed over the back Or three water bougets fessewise Sable.

Motto: Nec Temere Nec Timide

Dated: 12 December 1901

Garter: Sir Albert William Woods

Clarenceux: George Edward Cokayne

Lincoln’s Inn panel: Image courtesy Baz Manning
Fox-Davies’ Armorial Families 1929

Grant of Arms: John Evelyn Ansell 1919 (Again)

The 1919 Grant of Arms to John Evelyn Ansell are once again being offered for sale by Chiswick Auctions on 30th June 2021. The opening price is GBP120 with an estimate of GBP200-300.

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