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Brooke COA – Coat of Arms February 4, 2018

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Coat of Arms,Genealogy — Janet @ 11:24 pm

e83b3234-3007-4926-87ef-b2de4ee8d47b  This COA traces back to my 15th Great Grandmother, or thereabouts.  Lady Joan Brooks.


Coats of Arms January 25, 2018

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I seem to be fascinated by these – works of art.  Here are 2 more I found recently in my genealogy research.


Coat Of Arms – An Art Form November 19, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Coat of Arms,Genealogy — Janet @ 9:20 pm

b51db1f3-a10e-40dc-b930-140da0bf2e2f  Gerard Coat of Arms     Sir Peter Gerard was my 15th Great Grandfather


A Coat of Arms, again November 2, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Coat of Arms,Family Crests,Genealogy,Heraldry — Janet @ 1:11 pm

Grey COA  Grey Coat of Arms     Sir John Grey, my 12th Great Grandfather, 1527-1564, was the Uncle of Queen Lady Jane Grey.





Prowse Coat Of Arms August 9, 2017

COA Prowse  Coat of Arms      Agnes Prowse, my 10th Great Grandmother.  1575-1622


Essex England Coat of Arms June 19, 2017

Filed under: Coat of Arms,Coats of Arms,Genealogy — Janet @ 12:52 pm

COA Essex England  A strong graphic image


Smith Coat Of Arms June 17, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Coat of Arms,Genealogy,Heraldry — Janet @ 3:13 pm

09c741a0-dc16-4a96-a9f5-08dc1bccb32b  Another Coat of Arms – I am struck by the simple artistry of this one.  Elegant.