Armorial Index

Pages 231-232

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the County of Cambridgeshire, Volume 1, West Cambridgshire. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1968.

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This list contains blazons of Royal Arms before 1850 and of other arms before 1600. The blazons are given as they appear on the monuments surveyed and are not necessarily the generally accepted versions.

The suffixes 'a' and 'b' denote the first and second column of the page.

Royal Arms

England. (Gules, three lions passant gardant or).

Sovereign Not Identified. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

Brotherton, Thomas, Earl of Norfolk. England with a label of three points azure. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

England and France. 1340 - c. 1405. (Azure, flory or, for France Ancient, quartering England).

Sovereign Not Identified. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

England and France. c. 1405–1603. (Azure, three fleurs-de-lis or, for France Modern, quartering England).

Edward IV. Crest: lion passant gardant. Supporters: two lions. Madingley (2), p. 186a.

Henry viii. Supporters: a dragon and a lion; a greyhound and a dragon. Madingley (2), pp. 181b, 182a, 185b.

Not Identified. Royal Arms with a label of three points. Madingley (2), p. 184a.

Stuart. 1603–1707. (Quarterly: 1 and 4, France Modern quartering England; 2, Or, a lion within a double tressure flory and counterflory gules, for Scotland; 3, Azure, a harp or stringed argent, for Ireland. Supporters: a lion and a unicorn).

James II. Orwell (1), p. 192a.

William and Mary. Stuart Royal Arms, over all on a scutcheon azure billetty or a lion or, for Nassau. Comberton (1), p. 51b.

Hanoverian. 1714–1801. (Quarterly: 1, England impaling Scotland; 2, France Modern; 3, Ireland; 4, Per pale and per cheveron, over all a scutcheon gules the crown of Charlemagne: i, Gules, two lions passant gardant in pale or; ii, Or, semy of hearts gules, a lion azure; iii, Gules, a horse courant argent, for Hanover. Supporters: as Stuart).

George I. Lolworth (1), p. 172a.

Hanoverian. 1801–1816. (Quarterly: 1 and 4, England; 2, Scotland; 3, Ireland. Over all a scutcheon of Hanover ensigned with an Electoral hat). Little Gransden (1), p. 169a; Madingley (1), p. 179a.

General Armorial

Arundel. Quarterly: 1 and 4, a lion rampant, 2 and 3, checky. Barton (1), p. 14b.

Avenell. Argent, a fesse between six annulets gules. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

Bardolf. Azure, three cinquefoils or. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

Barrington. Three chevronels, a label of three points. Barrington (1), p. 8a.

Bassingbourn. Gyronny of twelve vair and gules. Wimpole (1), p. 213a, b.

Beauchamp. A fesse between six crosses crosslet. Great Eversden (1), p. 123a.

Bohun. Azure, on a bend cotised or, between six lions rampant or, three mullets gules. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

Booth (possibly from former shield of). Sable, a boar's head argent with tusks or (fragment). Wimpole (1), p. 213b.

Burnel. Argent, a lion rampant sable. Haslingfield (1), p. 140a.

Castile. Castles argent. Wimpole (1), p. 213b.

Clopton (possibly from former shield of). . . . .ermine . . . . (fragment). Wimpole (1), p. 213b.

Curson. (1) Ermine, on bend checky, on a chief a lion passant. Madingley (2), p. 181b, p. 184a.

(2) Ermine, a bend checky. Madingley (2), p. 185b.

Ely, See of. Three crowns. Barton (1), p. 14b; Grantchester (1), p. 114b.

Engaine. Gules, powdered with crosslets or a fesse dancetty or, Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

Fitzjames. Quarterley: 1 and 4, Azure, a dolphin argent, 2 and 3, argent a cross engrailed sable. Gamlingay (1), p. 103a.

Fordham. A cheveron between three crosses paty. Grantchester (1), p. 114b.

France Ancient. Azure, flory or. See ROYAL ARMS. Wimpole (1), p. 213a, b.

Galicia. Covered cups or. Wimpole (1), p. 213b.

Grendon. See Wanton.

Grocers' company. A cheveron between nine cloves. Madingley (2), p. 184b.

Hutton. Three hurts, on each a martlet; on a chief an eagle displayed; all within a border engrailed. Dry Drayton (1), p. 82a.

Hynde (Hinde). Argent, on a cheveron gules, three lozenges or between three goats' heads erased azure attired and collared or; on a chief sable a lion passant gardant ermine. Crest: a winged demi-griffin ermine. Supporters: two seated griffins. Madingley (2), p. 181b, p. 184a, p. 185b.

Kebyll (possibly). A cheveron, on a chief three mullets and a crescent inverted in base. Eltisley (1), p. 92a.

Lisle. (1) Or, a fesse between two cheverons sable. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

(2) A fesse between two cheverons. Barton (1), p. 14b, Kingston (1), p. 155a.

Lyng. A cheveron between three ling. Crest: a tower with flames issuing from the top. Barrington (1), p. 7b.

Mallory. A lion rampant with two tails. Crest: out of a ducal coronet, a horse's head. Papworth St. Agnes (2), p. 200b, p. 201a.

Manny. Or, three cheverons sable, on the middle cheveron a lion or (fragment). Wimpole (1), p. 213b.

Merton. Party palewise gules and azure, three cheverons counterchanged. Gamlingay (1), p. 103a.

St. George. A Greek cross. Gamlingay (27), p. 107b.

Scales. Gules, six escallops argent. Haslingfield (1), p. 139b, p. 140a.

Talemache (possibly). Argent, fretty sable with border engrailed gules. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

Tiptoft. Argent, a saltire engrailed gules. Wimpole (1), p. 213a.

Trinity, The. Gules, a pall within a border argent with four roundels or, one at each intersection, an inscription on each charge. Harlton (1), p. 132a.

Ufford. (1) Sable, a cross engrailed or, in dexter chief an annulet argent for difference. (2) Sable a cross engrailed. (3) Sable a cross engrailed, a label of three points argent. Wimpole (1), p. 213b.

Ufford (possibly). Argent, a cross engrailed gules between four, estoiles sable. Haslingfield (1), p. 139b.

Vere (possibly). Quarterly, in the first quarter a mullet. Kingston (1), p. 155a.

Wanton (possibly). Argent, a cheveron sable and in dexter chief a bird sable. Wimpole (1), p. 213b.

Unidentified Coats

1. Quarterly: 1, Argent, on a cheveron gules three lions passant sable; 2 and 3, sable, three covered cups or within a border; 4, a cheveron between three leopards' heads or: impaling Argent, two bars gules between three martlets or, all in a border engrailed sable. Barton (1), p. 14a.

2. Quarterly; 2 and 3, a cheveron, over all a ragged staff. Barton (1), p. 14b.

3. A Latin cross. Barton (1), p. 14b.

4. Two cheverons. Barton (1), p. 14b.

5. Three crescents. Barton (1), p. 14b.

6. Quarterly, in the first quarter an estoile. Barton (1), p. 14b.

7. Gules, a saltire or. Barton (1), p. 14b.

8. (Probably Clare) Or three cheverons. Barton (1), p. 14b.

9. Quarterly, over all a bend. Barton (1), p. 14b.

10. Three flowers in a border engrailed. Great Eversden (1), p. 123a.

11. A fesse between three cinquefoils. Hatley (2), p. 147b.

12. On a bend three lozenges in chief a roundel within a border. Lolworth (1), p. 172a.

13. A cheveron gutty between three leopards' heads. Longstowe (1), p. 174a.

14. A fesse indented and a chief. Papworth St. Agnes (2), p. 201a.

15. On a bend five roundels. Papworth St. Agnes (2), p. 201a.

16. Argent, on a cross sable a leopard's head or. Wimpole (1), p. 213b.


De La Warr. A chape; a rose. Bourn (2), p. 22a, b.

Palmer(?). Three palms. Madingley (1), p. 178b.

Tudor, for Edward IV. A sun in splendour flanked by portcullis and rose. Madingley (2), p. 186a.

Tudor, for Henry VIII and Katharine Parr. A rose crowned. Madingley (2), p. 181b.

Tudor, for Edward, Prince of Wales. Three feathers against a sun in splendour. Madingley (2), p. 181b.