North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Greystoke


Greystoke Long Marton

"The following escutcheons were in the quire, east and side windows, in Machell's time." Hill MSS. iv. 3, 293. I. ar. 3 roses gu. over all 3 bars az. (Greystock) ; II.3 escallops (Dacre) ; III. checky, (ar. & az.) fess (gu.) (Clifford) ; IV. (ar.) maunch, within border sa. (Wharton) ; V. Wharton impaling ar. 2 bars gu. on canton of last, mullet or (Lancaster) ; VI. Lancaster; VII. ar. on fess sa. between 3 daws, the two in chief facing one another (? Burton, according to Hill, who notes a chevron between 3 owls, for Thomas B. Knt. as on seals of 15 thcentury in British Museum, and see Coll. Arms, Vinc. 127, 28 (B. of Co. Leic)., but ? (Dawes, see Church Notes vol. I, 87). VIII. (ar.) bend engrailed sa. (Radcliffe, says Hill, according to N. &. B. it is Burton ?).