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11 December 2018

Edwards of Toxteth Park

Forum Auctions are offering for sale the Coat of arms of Edwards of Toxteth Park, Liverpool and Broughton Park, Manchester, watercolour coat of arms, on vellum.

Edwards on vellum

Arms: Quarterly 1st & 4th Or a pile Azure over all a chevron counterchanged between three horses’ heads erased Argent (for Edwards) 2nd & 3rd Per bend sinister ermine and ermines a lion Rampant Or.

Crest: A man in complete armour resting his dexter hand on a sword point downwards proper and supporting with his sinister hand a shield of the Arms of Edwards.

Motto (over the crest): A Vynno Duw Dervid (What God wills will be accomplished)

Motto (under the Arms): Duw Ydi Cin Cryfdwr (God is our strength)

Edwards - Heraldic Register

Extract from Burke’s The Heraldic Register: 1849-1850

 

 

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29 April 2018

Royal Licence: Captain Benjamin Vaughan Royal Artillery 1784

The auctioneers Forum Auctions are offering for sale the 1784 Grant of Arms to Benjamin Vaughan, Captain in the Royal Artillery and licence to use the surname Marlow. Starting bid £500.

.. the petition of Benjamin Marlow of Shirley in the parish of Milbrook in the County Southampton Esquire Rear Admiral of the White Squadron to give and grant unto Benjamin Vaughan Esquire a Captain in the Royal Artillery only surviving child of Nereas Vaughan of Gosport in the said County of Southampton Gent. by Hannah his wife daughter of William Morse of Gosport aforesaid Gent and sister of Anne wife of the said Admiral Marlow his Royal Licence and Authority that he and his heirs may take and use the surname Marlow and also bear the Arms of Marlow only..

Benjamin Vaughan Gazette

London Gazette June 1784

Benjamin Vaughan Grantees

Entries from Grantees of Arms

Benjamin Vaughan Arms

Benjamin Vaughan LP2

Arms: Quarterly Sable and Gules an orle of martlets Or.
Crest: Out of a naval crown gold a dexter arm embowed habited in the uniform of an Admiral of the Royal Navy in the hand a battle axe erect Sable.
Motto: Deus Adjutorium Meum

Dated: 10th June 1784

Garter: Sir Isaac Heard
Clarenceux: Thomas Lock

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