Morewood Family Crest, Coat of Arms and Name History
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Hallowes, co. Derby). Ar. an oak tree fructed ppr. Crest—Two arms embowed in armour ppr. holding a chaplet or.
2) (Alfreton, co. Derby; resident at Staden in Bakewell previous to the reign of Henry VIII., when Rowland Morewood m. a co-heir of Stafford, of Eyam. The last male heir, George Morewood, Esq., of Alfreton, d.s.p. in 1792; his widow, Helen, dau. of Richard Goodwin, of Ashbourne, in. Rev. Henry Case, Rector of Ladbrook, co. Warwick). Vert an oak tree ar. fructed or. Crest—A dexter and sinister arm armed ppr. supporting a chaplet of oak branches vert, acorned or.
3) (Alfreton; exemplified to Rev. Henry Case, Rector of Ladbrook, co. Warwick, upon his assuming, by royal licence, 1793, the additional name of Morewood). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, same Arms, for Morewood; 2nd and 3rd, or, on a bend invecked az. double cotised gu. three square buckles of the first, for Case. Crests—1st, Morewood: As the preceding; 2nd, Case: A cubit arm armed, in the hand ppr. a buglehorn sa. stringed betw. two oak branches ppr. fructed or.
4) (Alfreton; William Palmer, Esq., son and heir of the late Charles Palmer, Esq., of Ladbroke, co. Warwick, by Jane, his wife, dau. of Richard Goodwin, Esq., of Ashbourne, and sister of Helen, wife first of George Morewood, Esq., of Alfreton, assumed the additional name of Morewood). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, Morewood; 2nd and 3rd, ar. on two bars sa. three trefoils of the first, in chief a greyhound courant of the second, for Palmer. Crests—1st, Moorewood; 2nd, Palmer: A greyhound sejant sa. collared or.
5) (co. York; John Morewood, Esq.; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1660, of his dau. Ellenor Morewood, wife of James Stopford, Esq., of Saltersford, co. Chester, and New Hall, co. Meath, ancestor of the Earl of Courtown). Ar. three oak trees eradicated vert.