Unknown Pretor-Pinney


        This armament was issued to a Pretor-Pinney living at Somerton-Erleigh, Somerset, England according to Burke's General Armory52. There is no more personal information such as the full name of the individual or the date of issue. The blazon or heraldic description of this issue is as follows:

"(Somerton Erleigh, co. Somerset). Quarterly, Ist and 4th, gu. three crescents or, issuing from each a cross crosslet fitchee ar., for Pinney; 2nd and 3rd, or, an eagle displ. with two heads vert, beaked and membered gu., for Pretor. Crest - An armed hand and arm ppr. holding a cross crosslet fitchee ar., for Pinney; An eagle's head couped or, wings expanded sa. gorged with a collar ar., for Pretor. Motto - Amor Patriæ."








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