Heraldry Online Blog

18 September 2021

Grant of Arms: Sir Israel Hart 1896

In June Thomson Roddick Auctioneers sold the 1896 Grant of Arms to Sir Israel Hart (1835-1911) of Ashleigh, co. Leicester. Sir Israel was a British merchant and Liberal Party politician.

Arms: Vert a hart trippant Or between four cinquefoils of the last and a fasces fessewise in base proper head to the sinister.
Crest: Upon a fasces a hart as in the Arms the dexter foreleg resting on a crown vallery Azure.
Motto: Via Trita Via Tuta

Dated: 28th February 1896

Garter: Sir Albert William Wood
Clarenceux: George Edward Cokayne

Grant of Arms: Very Rev’d Norman Hook 1968

Back in August, Auctioneers Toovey’s, sold the 1968 Grant of Arms to the Very Reverend Norman Hook (1898-1976), Dean of Norwich.

Arms: Azure in chief three triguetrae and in base a pelican in her piety Or.

Crest: A lion passant Or resting the dexter paw on a lozenge and in the mouth a shearman’s hook Sable.

Motto: Non Vestra Sed Vos

Dated: 30th September 1968

Garter: Sir Anthony Richard Wagner

Grant of Arms: Sir Christopher Wray 1586

Auctioneer’s Dominic Winter are offering for sale the 1586 Grant of Arms to Sir Christopher Wray (1524 – 7 May 1592). Sir Christopher was an English judge and Chief Justice of the King’s Bench.

The live auction will take place at 10:00 BST on 6th October 2021. The auctioneer’s estimate is GBP4,000-GBP6,000.

Arms: Azure on a chief Or three martlets Gules.

Crest: An ostrich Or.

Dated: 30th December 1586

Clarenceux: Robert Cooke

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.