Maxey Coat of Arms
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Higham Ferrers, co. Northants, and Halothen and Courtnoll, co. Notts; John Maxey, Bishop of Elphin, Henry Maxey, of the latter place, and Lawrence Maxey, of Halothen, sons of Henry Maxey, of the first place. Visit. Notts, 1614). Ar. a chev. betw. three crescents gu.
2) or Maxie - (Bradwell, co. Essext and Shotley, co. Suffolk). Gu. a fesse ar. betw. three talbots’ heads erased of the second. Crest—A talbot’s head erased ar. collared and ringed gu.
3) (Medley, co. Huntingdon). Gu. a chev. or, betw. three crescents ar. (another, the crescents of the second).
4) (Saylin, co. Essex; impalement Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office, 1687, Walter Warneford, whose wife was Frances, dau. of Sir William Maxey, Knt., of Saylin). Gu. a fess betw. three talbots’ heads erased ar.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Maxey Name
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Maxey Coat of Arms Meaning
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