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A weblog, mostly about knitting but other topics appear

Another Ancestor To Note April 11, 2018

5a9226dd-feab-4d6e-9392-ad682907facd  The Sherington Coat of Arms      Sir Henry Sherington 1430-1497       He was my 14th 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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Lundy Coat Of Arms June 8, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Ancestry,Coat of Arms,Genealogy,Heraldry — Janet @ 2:24 pm

COA Lundy Lundy Coat of Arms        Another strong image in red and yellow to add to my “collection”.     Sir John Lundy was my 15th Great Grandfather.

 

Toft Coat of Arms June 5, 2017

Toft COA     Simple and striking – I seem to like red

 

Sir William Toft was my 14th Great Grandfather

Below is another Coat of Arms in my “collection”

Fowle COA

 

Royal Symbol February 12, 2017

Filed under: Ancestors,Coats of Arms,Genealogy,Heraldry,Symbols — Janet @ 5:37 pm

symbol-earls-or-barons  Symbol to indicate an ancestor was an Earl or a Baron

Interesting to find in my search for ancestors on ancestry.com – e.g. my 19th Great Grandfather Sir Thomas Howland/Holland 1383-1460

 

Coat of Arms January 15, 2017

preston-coat-of-arms  Here is the Preston Coat of Arms.  An interesting art form.

The Prestons appear in my genealogy back in the 14th century.

thornburgh-cofa   Coat of Arms of the Thornburgh family – they appear in my genealogy in the 15th century

tuck-coa    Tuck Coat of Arms      The Tuck name has Scandinavian origins – at last I’ve found a Viking connection in my family tree!

meverell-coa Meverell Coat of Arms

 

combe-coa   Combe Coat of Arms

montgomery-shield     Montgomery shield

leech-crest   Leech Crest

 

guy-coa  Guy Coat of Arms

kingsley-coa  Kingsley Coat of Arms

carew-coa  Carew Coat of Arms