Rossell Coat of Arms
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Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Radcliffe, co. Nottingham; George Rossell, of that place, Visit. Notts, 1614, was thirteenth in descent from John de Rossell, living 17 Edward I., a.d. 1290, great-grandson of Simon de Rosell, of Cotgrave, co. Nottingham, temp. Henry II.). Ar. on a bend sa. three roses or, quartering, 1st, ar. on a chev. az. betw. three pelicans sa. as many cinquefoils or; 2nd, ar. a fess fusily gu. each fusil charged with an escallop or.
2) (co. Essex). Or, on a cross sa. six mullets ar.
3) (co. Rutland). Ar. a chev. az. betw. three roses gu.
4) (co. Salop; Peter Rossell, 34 Edward I., A.D. 1306. Visit Salop, 1584. Harleian MS. 1396). Gu. on a bend ar. three roses of the first.
Origin, Meaning and Family History of the Rossell Name
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Rossell Coat of Arms Meaning
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