Cheek Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (London, 1616). Ar. three crescents gu. (or Cheeke – (Motstone, Isle of Wight)).
2) (Abingdon, co. Berks). Ar. three cinquefoils, per pale vert and gu.
3) (Sir John Cheke, or Cheek, Knt. preceptor to Edward VI., ancestor of Cheek, of Evesham, co. Worcester). Ar. three crescents gu. Crest—A crescent issuant from the horns a cross pattee fitchee gu. (Sir John Cheek adopted this crest, relinquishing his former one, a leopard sejant collared and chained.)
4) or Cheke – (Burton, co. Somerset, and Suffolk). Erm. on a chief sa. three lozenges (another, fusils) or. Crest—A sword paleways, ensigned with a cross pattee.
5) Arms the same. Crest—On a chapeau a lion pass. ppr.
6) (Suffolk). Ar. a fesse vaire or and gu. betw. three waler-bougets az. Crest—Out of a naval coronet or, a demi mermaid with comb and mirror ppr.
7) or Cheke – (Suffolk). Or, a cock gu. beaked sa.
8) Gu. a cock ar.
9) Az. a fesse vaire gu. and or, betw. three hurts.
10) (Bruton, co. Somerset, and London; John Cheke, of Bruton, Edward Cheke, of same place, and Thomas, of London, temp. James I., sons of Robert Cheke, of Bruton, by Elizabeth, his wife, dau. of John Narvoll, of Castle Cary. Visit. Somerset, 1623). Erm. on a chief sa. threw fusils or.