Shield of Isabel, 3rd Countess of Rutland (nee Holcroft, of Vale Royal)

Lady Isabel Manners (nee Holcroft), 3rd Countess of Rutland | Neil Fortey
Lady Isabel Manners (nee Holcroft), 3rd Countess of Rutland
Neil Fortey
This catalogue record comes from: Bottesford Heritage Archive

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  • The backgrounds of all three quarterings should be white. The top right and bottom left qtrs are the arms of other families whose heiresses had married into the Holcrofts:
    1 Argent, a cross and bordure both engrailed Sable [Holcroft]
    2 Argent, a squirrel sejant Gules [Horton]
    3 Argent, an eagle Sable, preying on an infant [proper], swaddled [Gules, banded Or] [Culcheth]

    By Norreys (12/05/2018)
  • We are very grateful to the Norreys for the information regarding this shield. The background should indeed be white, but has become discoloured and now has a pinkish tint.

    By Neil Fortey (14/05/2018)

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