Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) (Wantage, co. Berks). Erm. on a chief embattled az. three storks’ heads erased or. Crest—A dexter arm and hand ppr. grasping a like head, the elbow tied with a scarf az.
2) Sa. a fess or, fretty of the field betw. three fleurs-de-lis of the second. Crest—A wolf's head erased sa. collared or, the neck below the collar fretty of the last.
3) (Langley, co. Kent, bart., extinct 1659; descended from John Style, a distinguished diplomatist, whose son, Sir Humphrey Style, Knt., of Langley, Sheriff co. Kent 1543, one of the Esquires of the Body to Henry VIII., procured a grant from Sir Thomas Wriothesley, Garter, 28 March, 1529, reciting in his petition that not being willing to bear arms in prejudice to the other branches of his family, he had petitioned for a coat with a proper difference. He had three sons, 1) Edmund, grandfather of Sir Humphrey Style, Bart., of Langley, so created 1627, d. s. p.; 2) Oliver, Sheriff of London, temp. James I., whose son, Thomas Style, was created bart. of Wateringbury 1627; 3) Sir Nicholas, Alderman of London, father of Humphrey Style, Esq., of Westerham). (Hempsted, co. Essex. Langley, co. Kent, and Ipswich, co. Suffolk). Sa. a fess or, fretty of the field betw. three fleurs-de-lis of the second, a border gold.
4) (Wateringbury Place, co. Kent, bart.; descended from Style, Bart., of Langley). Same Arms. Crest—A wolf's head couped sa. collared or, the lower part of the neck fretty gold.
5) (Nicholas Style, Sheriff of London, temp. Queen Elizabeth; younger brother of Oliver Style, Sheriff of London, ancestor of Style, Bart., of Wateringbury. Visit. London, 1568). Same Arms, impaling for Gertrude Bright, his wife, Sa. on a bend betw. three mullets ar. as many crosses crosslet of the first.
6) (Puddle Town, co. Dorset). Or, a bend chequy erm. and ermines.
7) or Stiell (co. Kent). Ar. a bend chequy erm. and ermines betw. two lions’ heads erased gu. on a chief az. three billets of the field
8) Or, a bend chequy erm. and sa.
9) Or, a bend chequy or and sa. betw. three lions’ heads erased gu. on a chief az. as many fleurs-de-lis of the field.
10) (Walton, co. Northampton; Nathaniel Styles m. Frances, dau. of Sir George Gyll, Knt., of Wyddial). Or, a fess sa. fretiy of the field betw. three fleurs-de-lis of the second.
11) (co. Kent, and London). Vert two bars or, betw. six fleurs-de-lis of the second, three, two, and one. Crest— On a chapeau gu. turned up erm. an eagle rising ppr.
12) (Westbourne-terrace, London). Per chev. az. and erm. in chief two storks' heads erased or, and in base a greyhound courant of the first. Crest—In front of a dexter arm embowed ppr. grasping a stork’s head erased and fess- wise or, three annulets interlaced, one and two, also or. Motto—Perge sed caute.

Origin, Meaning, Family History and Styles Coat of Arms and Family Crest

Styles Coat of Arms Meaning

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