The visitation of the county palatine of Lancaster, made in the year 1613 (Google eBook)

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Printed for the Chetham society, 1871 - History - 142 pages
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Page xx - As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect. How much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time.
Page 2 - Rochdale was a wealthy yeoman, but made no proof of his right to arms. He was much connected with the Chadwicks of Healey, but not, perhaps, in blood. His father Thomas Healey of Lower Healey, yeoman, held lands there which he conveyed on the 22nd April, 4 Philip and Mary, to Robert Buckley of Buckley, gent. , John Wolstenholm of Wolstenholm, gent. , Arthur Whitehead of Dearnley and others, as feoffees in trust for the use of Robert Healey his eldest son and Elizabeth his wife, and their heirs male,...
Page 57 - Quarterly often, viz: I. Argent, two bends between two martlets, sable ; 2. Sable, three bars argent ; 3. Same as the last ; 4. Argent, a mullet sable ; 5. Argent, a chevron engrailed, azure ; 6. Gules, a cross engrailed ermine, a bordure compony, or and azure ; 7.
Page 73 - Quarterly of six, viz: I. Sable, fretty argent, over all a label of three points, or; 2. Argent, on a mound vert, a stag lodged, proper, attired, or; 3. Argent, a fesse gules, between three popinjays (?) vert, beaked and membered, gules, collared ; 4. Argent, a cross flory, sable; 5. Or, on a chief indented azure, three plates; 6. Argent, two bars sable, on a canton of the last a cinquefoil, or.
Page 10 - I, 6. Argent, a griffin segreant, gules; 2. Azure, two bars argent; 3. Argent, on a bend azure, three garbs, or; 4. Argent, on a bend gules, three escarbuncles or; 5. Or, a saltire sable, Cl'C^t.