1) (Moorton, co. Stafford). Ar. a chev. gu. betw. three square buckles sa. tongues paleways.
2) (Moreton, or De Burgo) (Earl of Cornwall, forfeited; Robert de Moreton, Earl of Moreton, in Normandy, son of Harlowen de Burgo by Arlotta, his wife, mother of William I., was created Earl of Cornwall 1068; William, second Earl of Cornwall, having been taken prisoner at the Battle of Tenerchebray, was sent to England, where Henry I. had his eyes put out and imprisoned him for life, when his earldom became forfeited). Erm. a chief indented gu.
3) (Great Moreton, co. Chester; founded by Alexander Moreton, temp. King John, m. Aones, dau. and co¬heir of Gilbert Crosley, Esq., of Crosley in Buglawton, co. Chester; Agnes, sister of Thomas de Moreton, temp. Richard II., m. Alexander Dennis, and had the lands of Crosley; from her descend the Massies of Crosley; Katherine, dau. and ultimately sole heiress of the said Thomas de Moreton, in John Bellet, or Bellot, heir male of William Bellet, of Gayton, co. Norfolk). Ar. on a bend sa. three round buckles of the field.
4) (co. Chester; the heiress of Moreton m. temp. Henry III. Sir Gralam de Lostock, Knt.; her grandson assumed the surname of Moreton; from him descended William Moreton, Esq., of Moreton, living temp. Henry VIII., mentioned as arbitrator, who decided a dispute between two co. Chester gentlemen, namely, “which should sit highest in the churche, and foremost goe in procession, by awarding the honour to him, that may dispends in lands by title of inheritance ten marks, or above, more than the other." His grandson, John Moreton, m. Anne Davenport, co-heir of her mother, Jane, daughter and heiress of Richard Massey, Esq., of Tatton; his last male descendant, Sir William Moreton, Recorder of the City of London, d. 1763, when the property devolved upon his nephew, the Rev. Richard Taylor, who assumed the surname of Moreton, and was father of the Rev. William Moreton Moreton, of Little Moreton, co. Chester). Ar. a greyhound courant sa. Crest—A wolf's head couped ar.
5) (Reynold-Moreton, Earl of Ducie). Motto—Perseverando. Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a chev. gu. betw. three square buckles sa.; 2nd and 3rd, or, two lions pass. gu. Crest—A moorcock’s head or, combed and wattled gu. betw. two wings az. Supporters—Two unicorns ar. armed, maned, tufted, and unguled or, each gorged with a ducal eoronet per pale gold and gu.
6) (co. Bedford). Erm. a chief dancettée gu.
7) (co. York). Sa. an ink-moline or, pierced sa.
8) (Wybaston, Fordhouses, and Moseley Court, Bushbury, co. Stafford; granted to John Moreton, Esq., J.P.). Motto—By perseverance. Per fesse dancettée ar. and gu. a pale with three buckles, the tongues erect, two and one, and as many wings, one and two, all counterchanged. Crest—A buckle, the tongue erect gu. betw. two wings vair.
9) (Moreton, co. Nottingham). (co. Kent). Quarterly, gu. and erm. in the 1st and 4th quarters a goat’s head erased ar. attired or.
10) Motto—Perseverando. Ar. a chev. betw. three square buckles sa. tongues pendent. Crest—A demi moorcock displ. sa. combed and wattled gu.
11) Quarterly, 1st and 4th, az. (error, likely argent) a chev. betw. three trefoils slipped sa.; 2nd and 3rd, gu. a cock or. Crest—A cock’s head or, wings expanded az. collared with a fess cotised gu. combed of the last, in the bill a trefoil slipped of the third.
12) Ar. a chev. betw. three trefoils slipped sa.
13) Gu. two bars vair
14) Quarterly, gu. and or, in the 1st quarter a goat’s head erased ar. on a chief of the last three torteaux, each charged with an escallop of the second.