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Bart., C. B.), 15



Radway Grange, co. Warwick (Lieut.-Col. Miller,

C.B.), 16
Raemoir, co. Kincardine (William Lines, Esq.),

40
Rainscombe, co. Wilts (Fras. Newman Rogers,

Esq.), 124
Rampsbeck Lodge, Cumberland (Francis B.

Atkinson, Esq.), 124
Ramsey Abbey, co, Huntingdon (Edw. Fellowes,

Esq.), 23
Rees, John Hughes, Esq. (Killymaenllwyd), 95
Richardson, Sir J. Stewart, Bart, (Pitfour

Castle), 34



Vlll



INDEX OF SEATS AND OWNERS.



Rogers, Fras. Newman, Esq. (Rainscombe), 124
Ross-Dim House, co. Dumbarton (Sir Jas.

Colquhoun, Bart., of Luss), 58
Rosslyn, Earl of (Dysart House), 184
Rous, G. G., Esq. (Courtyrala), 250
Rowton Castle, co. Salop (Henry Lyster, Esq.),

110
Ruggles-Brise, Samuel Brise, Esq. (Spains Hall),

194
Russell, Lieut.-Gen. Sir James (Asliysteel), 163
Rutland, Duke of (Belvoir Castle), 61
Sandford, Rev. Humphrey (The Isle House), 130
Sandhill Park, co. Somerset (Sir J. Hesketh

Lethbridge, Bart,), 17
Savill-Onley, Charles Onley, Esq. (Stisted Hall),

132
Saxham Hall, co. Suffolk (William Mills, Esq.),

174
Scaitcliffe, co. Lancaster (John Crossley, Esq.), 7
Scarlett, Hon. Col. James Yorke (Ormerod

House), 190
Scobell, John, Esq. (Nance-Alverton), 179
Scratby Hall, co. Norfolk (Rev. Richard Foster),

187
Scrivener, J. T. P., Esq. (Sibton Abbey), 103
Scrope, Simon Thomas, Esq. (Danby Hall), 244
Seagry House, co. Wilts (Viscount Wellesley), 38
Shapwick House, co. Somerset (George YVarry,

Esq), 176
Sharp, Willm., Esq. (Linden HallJ, 240
Shawe, The, co. Stafford (James Beech, Esq),

244
Sheldon, Henry James, Esq., (Brailes House),171
Shelley, John, Esq. (Avington House), 54
Sheriff Hutton Park, co. York, (Leonard Thomp-
son, Esq.), 249
Sherston, Capt, (Stoberry House), 243
Shirburn Castle, co. Oxford (Earl of Macclesfield),

223
Shmhland Park, co. Suffolk (Sir Wm. Fowle

Fowle-Middleton, Bart) 209.
Sibton Abbey, co. Suffolk (J. T. P. Scrivener,

Esq.), 103
Siiucoe, Rev. Henry (Penhele), 148
Simeon Sir R. Godwin, Bart. (Swainston), 18
Sinclair, Sir Geo., Bart, (Thurso Castle), 90
Slate House, co. Sussex, (Edward Stanford,

Esq.), 244
Small Keir, Patrick, Esq. (Kindrogan), 101
Smith. William, Esq. (Carbeth Guthrie). 230
Smythe, Sir Joseph E. Bart, (Acton Burnell), 90
Sneyd, Ralph, Esq. (Keele Hall), 231
Spains Hall, co. Essex, (Samuel Brisc-Ruggles-

Brise, Esq.) 194
Spottiswoode, co. Berwick (John Spottiswoode,

Esq.), 177.
Spottiswoode, John, Esq. (Spottiswoode), 177
Springfield House, co. Warwick (Joseph Moore

Boultbee, Esq.) 134
St. Albyn, Langley, Esq. (Alfoxton), 186
St. Aubyn, Family of (St. Michael's Mount), 246
St. Germans, Earl (Port Eliot), 232
St. Germans, Earl (Down Ampney), 233
St. Michael's Mount, co. Cornwall (Family of St.

Aubyn), 246
Stafford, Augustus, Esq. (Blatherwycke Park), 43
Stanford, Edward, Esq. (Slate House), 244
Starkey, John Cross, Esq. (Wrenbury Hall), 188
Staunton Harold, co. Leicester (Earl Ferrers), 231
Steiner, F., Esq. (Hyndburn), 249



Stewart, Robert. Esq. (Ardvorlich), 186
Stewart, Stair Hathorn, Esq. (Glasserton), 91
Stichill Place, co. Roxburgh (Sir John Pringle,

Bart.), 84
Stisted Hall, co. Essex (Onley Savill-Onley, Esq.)

132
Stoberry House, co. Somerset (Captain Sherston),

243
Stobo Castle, co. Peebles (Sir Graham Montgo-
mery, Bart,), 213
Stoneridge, co. Berwick (John Hood, Esq.), 187
Stone'y Thorpe, co. Warwick (Henry Thomas

Chamberlayne, Esq.), 165
Storer, Anthony Morris, Esq. (Purley Park), 217
Stradbroke, Earl of (Henham Hall),' 180
*Streatham Park, co. Surrey (Lewis Jordan,

Esq.), 37
Strong, Dr. George (The Chase), 222
Sudeley, Lord (Toddington), 205
Sundorne Castle, co. Salop (Andrew Win. Corbett,

Esq.), 17
Surrenden-Dering, co. Kent (Sir Edward Cholme-

ley Dering, Bart), 173
Sutton Scarsdale, co. Derby (Robert Arkwright,

Esq.), 243
Swainston, Isle of Wight (Sir R. Godwin Simeon,

Bart,), 18
Swakeleys, co. Middlesex (Thomas T. Clarke,

Esq.), 121
Swinhope House, co. Lincoln (George Marmaduke

Alington, Esq.), 40
Swinton Park, co. York (Mrs.Vemon Harcourt),98

Tamworth Castle, co. Warwick (Lord Charles

Vere Townshend), 80
Taylor, Mrs. Watson (Erie Stoke Park), 234
Taylor, Simon Watson, Esq. (Erchfont), 235
Teaninich, co. Ross (John Munro, Esq.), 218
Temple Combe, or Abbas Combe, co. Somerset

(Philip Richardson Peck, Esq.), 219
Thainston, co. Aberdeen (Duncan Forbes Mitchell,

Esq.), 179
The Chase, co. Hereford (Dr. George Strong), 222
The College, co. Cumberland (Timothy Fether-

stonhaugh, Esq.), 181
The Gaer, co. Monmouth (Henry Montonnier

Hawkins, Esq.), 133
The Grange, co. Devon (Edward Simcoe Drewe,

Esq.), 247
The Hangingshaw, co. Selkirk (James Johnstone,

Esq.), 211
The Holme, co. Lancaster (Thomas Hordern

Whitaker, Esq.), 112
The Isle House, co. Salop (Rev. Humphrey Sand-
ford), 130
Thompson, Leonard, Esq. (Sheriff Hutton

Park), 249
Thomson, John Anstruther, Esq. (Charleton), 70
Thomson, Richard Edward, Esq. (Kenfield Hall),

181
Thornton Hall, co. York (Sir Charles Dodsworth,

Bart.), 6
Throckmorton, Sir Robert George, Bart. (Buck-
land), 176
Thurning Hall, co. Norfolk (James Gay, Esq.), 84
Thursby, Rev. Wm. (Ormerod House), 196
ThursoCastle, co. Caithness (Sir George Sinclair,

Bart.), 99
Tissington Hall, co. Derby (Sir Henry Fitz

Herbert, Bart.), 91



INDEX OF SEATS AND OWNERS.



IX



Toddington, co. Gloucester (Lord Sudeley), 205
TomMnson, Lieut.-Col. William (WiUington

Hall), 127
Tomkinson, Mrs. (Dorfold Hall), 122
Toralin, Robert Sackett, Esq. (Danecourt), 210
Tonge Castle, co. Salop. (Geo. C. Selwyn Durant,

Esq.), 51
Townshend, Lord Chas. Vere (Tamworth Cas-
tle), 80
Trereife, co. Cornwall (Rev. C. V. Le Grice), 178
Trevayler, co. Cornwall (Rev. Wm. Veale), 203
Troston Hall, co. Suffolk (Henry Capel Lofft,

Esq.), 235
Troyte, Arthur Henry Dyke, Esq. (Huntsham

Court), 211
Ty Mawr, co. Monmouth (Henry Montounier

Hawkins, Esq.), 133
Tytler, James, Esq. (Woodhouselee), 172

Ugbrooke, co. Devon (Lord Clifford, Baron of

Chudleigh), 150
Uppleby, Charles, Esq. (Barrow Hall), 219

Veale, Rev. "William (Trevayler), 203

Vernon, Granville Venables-Harcourt, Esq.

(Grove Hall), 204
Vernon Harcourt, Mrs. (Swinton Park), 98
Vernon, Thos. Bowater, Esq. (Hanbury Hall),

210.

Walbcrton, House, co. Sussex (Richard Prime,

Esq.), 21
Waldy, or Waldie, Thomas William, Esq.

(Egglescliffe), 134
Walford, co. Somerset (Richard King Meade

King, Esq.), 210
Walker, Major Isaac (Hendregadredd), 52
Wall, Charles Baring, Esq. (Norman Court), 182
Warry, George, Esq. (Shapwick House), 176
Warwick Castle, co. Warwick (Earl of War-
wick), 104
Warwick, Earl of (Warwick Castle), 104
Wassand, co. York (Rev. Charles Constable). 102
*Watkins, Col Lloyd Vaughan (fennoyre), 175
Watson, Richard Luther, Esq. (Calgarth House),

109
Webster, Joseph, Esq. (Penns), 123
Welby, Sir Glynne Earle, Bart. (Denton Hall),

119
Wellesley, Viscount (Seagry House), 38
West, Jas. Roberts, Esq."(Alscot Park), 20
West Bradenham Hall, co. Norfolk (Wm.Meybohm

Rider Haggard, Esq.), 245
Westerhall, co. Dumfries (Sir Fred. R. Johnstone,

Bart.), 200
West Horsley Place, co. Surrey (Henry Weston,

Esq.), 192



Weston, Henry, Esq. (West Horsley Place), 192
Whalley, Rev. John Master (Clerk Hill), 176
Whelprigg, co. Westmorland (Joseph Gibson,

Esq.), 185
Whitaker, Thos. Horderne, Esq. (The Holme), 112
Whitefield House, co. Cumberland (Joseph Gill-
banks, Esq.), 245
Whitehurst, John, Esq. (Mount House), 205
Whitleigh, co. Devon (Edmund Bastard Henn-

Gennys, Esq.), 176
Whitmore, Thos. Charlton, Esq. (Apley Park), 77
Whittington Hall, co. Derby (Henry Dixon, Esq.),

217
Willey Park, co. Salop (Lord Forester), 78
William Wynn, Sir W atkin, Bart. (Wynnstay),

160
Willington Hall, co. Chester (Lieut.-Col. William

Tomkinson), 127
Wigginton Lodge, Tarn worth (Sir Chas. Clarke,

Bart., M.D.), 250
Wither, Lovelace Bigg, Esq. (Manydown Park),

196
Withington Hall, co. Chester (John Baskervyle

G-legg, Esq), 80
*Witnesham Hall, co. Suffolk (Daniel Charles

Meadows, Esq.), 202
Woburn Abbey, co. Bedford (Duke of Bedford), 190
Woodhouse, or Chettisham Hall, co. Cambridge,

(William Layton, Esq.), 119
Woodhouselee, co. Edinburgh (James Tytler,

Esq.), 172
•Wooler'a Hill, co. Worcester (Chas. Edward Han-
ford, Esq.), 59
Worsborough, co. York (Mrs. Martin), 102
Wray Castle, co. Lancaster (James Dawson,

Esq.), 148
Wrenbury Hall, co. Chester (John Cross Starkey,

Esq.), 138
Wren Hoskyns, Chandos, Esq. (Wroxhall Abbey),

155
Wrest Park, co. Bedford (Earl de Grey), 34
Wivtham Hall, co. Norfolk (Wyrley Birch, Esq.),

162
Wright, John, Esq. (Dudwick House), 230
Wright, John Fras., Esq. (Kelvedon Hall), 85
Wroxhall Abbey, co. Warwick (Chandos Wren

Hoskyns, Esq.), 155
Wroxton Abbey, co. Oxford (Baroness North), 189
Wynne, Rev. Lloyd (Nerqir's Hall), 101
Wynnstay, co. Denbigh (Sir Watkin Williams

Wynn, Bart,), 160

Yair, co. Selkirk (Alexander Pringle, Esq ), 131
Yorke, Simon, Esq. (Errdig or Erthig), 159
Youlston, co. Devon (Sir Arthur Chichester,
Bart.), 132



VISITATION OF ARMS.



VOL. II.



VISITATION OF ARMS.



M'Grigor, of Kernock, co. Stirling, as
borne by Alexander M'Grigor, Esq., of
Kernock, co. Stirling, and Woodilee, co.
Dumbarton, a magistrate, and one of the
General Commissioners of Income Tax for
the county of Lanark, and a member of the
Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow.



Alexander M'Grigor,
Esq., of Kernock, co.
Stirling, a magistrate
for the co. Lanark,
and a much esteemed
and eminent solicitor
in Glasgow, died in
1839.



Fanny, youngest dau.
of John Willison, Esq.,
of Port Glasgow, li-
neally descended from
the Andersons of Dow-
hill, a family for a long
period of high standing
and influence in Glas-
gow.



1st wife. =


1
. Alexan- _


. Mary Cu-


1
Marga-


[Frances


Janet


DEE


sine, 2nd


ret, died


Willi-


Steven-


M'Grigok,


dau. of


in


son, m.


son,


Esq., now


William


infancy.


Patrick


eldest


of Ker-


Wedder-




Murray,


dau. of


nock and


spoon,




Esq.,


"William


Woodilee,


Esq., of




and died


Bennett,


born 13th


Tayside,




leaving


Esq., of


July,


Perth, m.




issue.


Moore


1796.


17th






Place,




July, 1832.






Glasgow,










died in










June,










1827.











I

Alexander

Bennett,

born 1st

May, 1827,

m. in 1848.



Elizabeth,
dau. of

John Ro-
bertson,
Esq.



I

William Wed-

derspoon,

born 20th

Oct , 1839,

died 6th Sept.

1842.



I
Mary Mur-
ray, born
25th April,

1848.



Arms. Arg. out of a mount, an oak tree ppr., and
sword in bend, az., ensigned with an antique crown.

Crest. A lion's head erased and crowned with an an-
tique crown, ppr.

Motto. E'en do and spare not.



Grazebrook, of Audnam, &c, co. Staf-
ford. The representation of this ancient
family, lineally descended from the lords of
Gersebroc (of Doomsday Book), on the death
of the late Thomas Worrall Smith Graze-

VOL. II.



brook, Esq., of Dallicott House, co. Salop,
and Stourton, &c. &c, co. Stafford, devolved
on his cousin, the present Michael Graze-
brook, Esq., of Audnam, co. Stafford, a ma-
gistrate for the counties of Stafford, Wor-
cester, and Salop. (See Burkes Landed
Gentry.)

Arms. Arg., an eagle displayed gu. armed or. ; on a
chief sa., three bezants each charged with a fleur-de-lis
az. ; quartering Greysbrore (ancient), Worrall, &c.
&c.

Crest. A bear's head enraged or., muzzled sa., and
charged on the neck with three fleurs-de-lis fessways, az.
There is a legend attached to this crest that one of the
Lords of Geresbrok, whose soubriquet was "the Angry
Bear," on seeing King John insulted, struck the man
dead with his gauntletted hand ; whereupon the king,
pleased with his loyalty, although disapproving of such
a deed in his presence, called out to muzzle the bear ;
and his descendants have ever since borne a muzzle on
the original angry bear.

Motto. Ncc sinit esse feros.



Austin, of Doddington Grove, co. Surrey,
as borne by Alfred Austin, Esq., of the
Ordnance Department, Pall Mall, fifth son
of John Drewitt Austin, Esq., also of the
Ordnance, descended from a family long
seated at Westbury, in the county of Wilts,
branches of which still reside in the counties
of Gloucester and Somerset.

Arms. Gu. on a chev. arg., between three ducal
crowns or., as many crosses patee of the field.

Crest. A ducal coronet or. thereon a pascal lamb,
pr.
Motto. Crux nostra corona.



Lloyd, of Pale, co. Merioneth, derived
paternally from Hedd Molwynog, Lord of
Uwch Aled, a chief of Denbighland, founder
of the ninth noble tribe of North Wales and
Powys. His descendant, Ievan Lloyd, son
of Jeffrey Lloyd, a distinguished bard, of
Dyffryn Erethlyn, in Eglwys Each, co Den-
bigh, married Margaret, daughter and heir
of Maurice Lloyd, of Pale, son of John
Lloyd, of Pale, derived from Gryfnth ap



VISITATION OF ARMS.



Rhys, of Crogan and Branas, younger son of
Rhys ap Jevan, fourth Baron of Kymmeryn-
Edeirnion, and was direct ancestor of the
present Rev. David Morris Lloyd, of
Pale, a magistrate for co. Merioneth, eldest
son and heir of Maurice Lloyd, Esq., of Pale,
and Jane, his wife, daughter of David Mor-
ris, Esq., of Ty-ucha, Ciltalgarth, co. Me-
rioneth. (See Burke's Landed Gentry.)

Arms. Those of Hedd Molwtnog, viz. : Sa, a stag
trippant arg. attired or. Quartering :

I. Arg. a lion rampt. sa., armed and langued gu. ("The

black lion of Powys") for the Barons of Kymmer,
Crogen, and Branas.

II. Az. a wolf passant, ppr., for Celin ap y Blaidd Rhudd,
Lord of Gest.

III. Or. a lion rampt. gu. for Madoe ap Gwenwynwyn.

IV. Arg. three hoars' heads, couped sa., langued gu.,
tusked or. for Cadwgwn, son of Llystan Glodrydd,
Prince of Ferlys.

V. Gu. a lion rampt. reguardant or., for Elystan Glod-

rydd.

VI. Per bend sinister erm. and ermines, a lion rampt.
or., for Tudor Trevor.

VII. Arg. a lion rampt. sa., armed and langued gu., for
the Barony of Crogen.

VIII. Or. a lion rampt. az., for Howel apMeuric, Lord of
Nannau.

Crests. A lion rampt. sa., armed and langued gu., for
the Barons of Kymmer, Crogen, and Branas. A stag
arg., for Hedd Molwynog.



Ledsam, as borne by Joseph Frederick
LEDSAM,Esq., of Northfield, co. Worcester, a
magistrate for the counties of Warwick,
Worcester, and Stafford, Deputy-Lieutenant
for Warwickshire, and High Sheriff of Worces-
tershire in 1848, descended from an ancient
family originally settled in Cheshire, and
subsequently in Flintshire.

Arms. Quarterly, sa. and arg., four leopards' faces
counterchanged.

Crest. A Cornish chough, ppr.

Motto. Fac et spera.



Haselfoot, of Essex, originally of York-
shire, as borne by Charles Haselfoot,
Esq., of Boreham Manor, co. Essex, brother
of the late Robert Cleere Haselfoot, Esq., of
that place, and son of Robert Haselfoot,
Esq., of Boreham.

Arms. Quarterly, 1st and 4th: Az., four lozenges
conjoined in cross, arg. 2nd and 3rd, Gu., on a less
engrailed between three roundles, two and one, each
charged with a peacock's head and neck erased, as many
mascles.

Crest. A demi-pcacock, with wings expanded, holding
in the beak a snake, all ppr.



Walker, of Hendregadredd, co. Carnar-
von. Major Isaac Walker, of Hendregad-
redd, High Sheriff of Carnarvonshire in
1850-1, is son and heir of the late Rev.
William Walker, of Wisbeach St. Peter's, co.
Cambridge, and Cratfield Priory, co. Suffolk,
a magistrate for the Isle of Ely, and de-
scends from William Walker (of the family
of Sir Edward Walker, Knt., Carter King of
Arms), who fought under the royal banner
at the Battle of Edge Hill, was severely
wounded, and had two horses killed under
him. He was born in 1613, and died in
1736, at the great age of 123. The present



Major Walker, of Hendregadredd, entered
the army at an early period of life, and was
present in the 88th foot at the unfortunate
attack on Buenos Ayres, in 1807. He sub-
sequently served with the same regiment
during the greater part of the Peninsular
War, and also on the general staff at the de-
fence of Cadiz, in 1810. He went after-
wards to Canada, and participated in the
last American War. Major Walker has the
Peninsular and War medals and clasps
Through his mother he derives descent from
the families of Searle of Cornwall, Clarke of
Wisbeach, Myddleton of Denbighshire, and
Clifford of Herefordshire.



John Myddleton, Esq.,
of Cratfield Priory,
Suffolk, born at, or
near, Denbigh, about
1GG0, a descendant of
the ancient house of
Myddleton, of Den-
bighshire, and a near
relative of Sir Hugh

Middleton, who

brought the NewRiver

to London, died about

1735, and was buried

at Wisbeach.



Miss Clifford descended
from a junior branch
of the Cliffords, of
Clifford Castle, county
of Hereford.



Frances Middleton,
only dau. and eventual
heiress, (bed at Wis-
beach, 3rd January,
1783.



Frances Clarke, dau.

and eventual heiress,

born in 1727, died 3rd

October, 1786.



Robert Clarke, Esq., of
Wisbeach, the posses-
sor of considerable
estates in Cambridge-
shire, Norfolk, and
other counties.



The Rev. John Searle
(of a Cornish family), of
Buekden, Hunts, in-
cumbent of Upwell.



Admiral John
Clarke Searle, a
most gallant and
highly distin-
guished naval
commander, died
s.p.



Anna Maria, m.
1781, d. 7th No-
vember, 1831.



; The Rev. Wil-
liam Walker, of

Wisbeach, St.
Peters, co. Cam-
bridge, and Crat-
field Priory, co.
Suffolk, Vicar of

Terrington St.

Clement's, and
St. John's, a ma-
gistrate for the
Isle of Ely.



I



Major Isaac Wal- = Louisa, dau. and Other issue.



ker, of Hendie

gadredd, m. in

1813.



coheir of John

Kelk, Esq., of

Lincolnshire.



| I

Isaac John Walker, Esq., Louisa Mary.

Barrister-at-Law.

Arms. Quarterly, 1st, for Walker: Arg. a chev.
between three crescents, sa. ; 2nd, for Seakle, arg. a
chev. between three doves, ppr. ; 3rd, for Clarke, or. on
a bend engr., az., a mullet, arg.; 4th, for Middleton,
arg. on a bend vert, three wolves' heads, erased, of the
field ; on an escutcheon of pretence, for Kelk, arg. three
escallops gu. .

Crest. A dragon's head vert., issuing out of flames
ppr., and crowned or.



Winfield, or Wynfield, as now borne
by Robert Walker Winfield, Esq., of the
Hawthorns, Edgbaston, co. Warwick,



VISITATION OP ARMS.



Arms. Quarterly : —

I. Vert on a bend arg. three crosses patonce sable, for

WlNFIELD.

II. Arg, on a fess sable between three fleurs-de-lis,
gu. three bezants, for Thwaits.

III. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, arg. on a chief vert three
pheons or., for Chompton*. 2nd, az. a fess or., be-
tween three talbots' heads erased or,, for Buuton.
3rd, az. a fess indented or., between three eagles
displayed arg., for Walter.

IV. Gu. on a cross arg. five mullets pierced sable.
On an Escutcheon of Pretence sable three falcons rising

arg. armed or., for Fawkener.

Crest. On a wreath vert and arg. a lion's head erased
gu., armed or.

Motto. Aut vincere aut mori.



Blaauw, of Beechland, co. Sussex. Wil-
liam Henry Blaauw, Esq., of Beechland,
M.A., F.S.A., a Magistrate for the County,
only son of William Blaauw, Esq., who died
in 1808 (see Burke's Landed Gentry), bears
an Escutcheon of Pretence in right of his
wife, Margaret Emily, dan. and co-heir of
Sir John St
Burke's Royal Families.)



Leger Gilhnan, Bart. (See



Arms. Az. a human foot couped arg., on a canton or.
an anchor gu.

An Escutcheon of Pretence, quarterly, 1st and 4th,
arg. a human leg couped sa., gartered or. for Gii.i.man.
2nd and 3rd, arg. a chevron between three mullets sa. ,
for Black.

Crest. A demi-lion arg.

Motto. Pestina lente.



Mediiurst, of Kippax Hall, co. York.
The present Francis Hastings Mediiurst,
of Kippax Hall, co. York, Esq., is the senior
male representative of the family of Med-
iiurst, as well as heir general of the ancient
house of Wheler of Otterden Place, in the
county of Kent. He derives also through
the noble lines of Hastings, Stanley, Clifford
and Brandon, from Henry VIP, King of
England, and through the Poles from George
Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, K.G-., brother
of King Edward IV.

The Rev. Granville Wheler, of Otterden
Place, Kent, whose marriage with the Lady
Catherine Maria Hastings, fourth daughter
of Theophilus, seventh Earl of Huntingdon,
brought to their descendants these splendid
royal descents, was son of the Rev. Sir
George Wheler, Knt., D.U. of Charing and
Odiham (who was born at Breda in 1650,
when his parents were in exile for their
loyalty), by Grace, his wife, dau. of Sir
Thomas Higgons, of Grewel, Hants, and
grand-dau. maternally of the famed Cavalier
commander Sir Bevil Granville. Through
the Granvilles the Whelers obtained another
descent from royalty, Sir Richard Granville,
Knight of Stow, a gallant admiral of the
time of Elizabeth, slam in action, a.d. 1591,
having married Anne, dau. and co-heir of
Sir John St. Leger, of Annery, in Devon,
descended through the Butlers, Earls of
Ormonde, from Humphrey de Bohun, Earl
of Hereford, and his wife, the Lady Eliza-
beth Plantagenet, dau. of King Edward 1.



The Rev. Granville Wheler, of Otterden
Place, d. in 1770 (then Rector of Leak, and
Prebendary of Southwell), having had issue
by the Lady Catherine Maria Hastings, his
wife, two sons, Theophilus and Granville,
whose issue is extinct, and five daughters,
of whom the eldest, Elizabeth, m. Thomas
Medhurst, Esq., of Kippax Hall, co. York,
Justice of the Peace and Deputy-Lieutenant,
and had an only son, Granville Wm. Wheler
Medhurst, Esq., of Kippax Hall, who be-
came, at the decease of his cousin Granville
Hastings Wheler in 1827, heir and repre-
sentative of the ancient family of Wheler
of Otterden Place ; his eldest son, William
Granville Hastings Medhurst, Esq., of Kip-
pax Hall, major in the army, was father,
by Fortunata Paulina Seraphina Catherina
Pappalardo, his wife, a Sicilian lady of ancient
Syracenic descent, of the present Francis
Hastings Medhurst, Esq., of Kippax Hall.

Arms. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Paly of six gu. and arg.
on a canton or , a martlet gu., for Medhurst. 2nd and
3rd, Vert, on a fesse or. three lions rampt. of the first,
for Wheler.

An Escutcheon of Pretence is borne by the present
Francis Hastings Medhurst, Esq., in right of his wife,
Mary Anne, only surviving child of Charles Osborn
Bushnan, Esq., viz. : — Quarterly, 1st and 4th, arg. a
ehev. pean, between three hollen branches fructed ppr.,
for Bushnan. 2nd, Vert, three hillocks arg., for Hills.
3rd, sa. a lion rampt. per fesse, arg. and erminois, for
Lloyd, of Cynfell.

Crett. A martlet, charged with a fleur-de-lis, holding
in its beak an acorn and oak leaf.

Motto. Adversa virtute repello.



Reed, of Troughend, Heathpool, and
Hoppen, co. Northumberland, an ancient
clan in Redesdale. In the notes to Roheby,
Sir Walter Scott refers to the traditional
story of Percy Rede of Troughend, who was
treacherously slain by the Halls of Girson-
field, and he goes on to say that " these Redes
of Troughend were a very ancient family, as
may be conjectured from their deriving their
surname from the river on which they had
their mansion. An epitaph on one of
their tombs affirms that the family held
their lands of Troughend, which are situated
on the Reed, nearly opposite to Otterburn,
for the incredible space of nine hundred
years." So early as 1400 Thomas Reed, of
Redysdale, occurs in the County Records,
and in 1429 his name appears in the Jury
about Elsden Church. In 1440 Sir Hum-
phrey Lisle, Knt., gave to William Reed,
of Troughend, the hamlet called Brom-
hope in Redesdale in exchange for lands in
Buteland and Redesmouth. In 1542 the
Reeds of Troughend were reckoned the
second clan of the dale in power and reputa-
tion, and not long after, in the reign of
Queen Elizabeth, John Reed " of the land
of Troughend," is styled " chief of his name."
He appears to have kept up the celebrity
of his house by adhering to the habits and
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Thanes of Rede.sdale had been immemorially
distinguished He was a man of considerable
property, and a Commissioner of Inclosures
in the middle marches. His descendant,
Ellerington Reed, Esq., of Troughend, built
the present mansion in 1758, which, with
the estate, was sold in 1764 by his son, El-
rington Reed, Esq., to a gentleman of his
name but not of his family, viz., Christopher
Reed, Esq., of Chipchase Castle. The pre-
sent representative of the Reeds of Trough-



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