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1) (Letheringham, co. Suffolk, bart., extinct temp. George II.; "A family," saith Camden, "famous for their knighthood and ancient nobility," of which were Sir John Wingfield, a renowned warrior of the time of Edward III., and Chief Counsellor to the Black Prince; Sir John Wingfield, of Letheringham, created a Knight of the Bath in 1461, and Sir Anthony Wingfield, Esquire of the Body to Henry VIII., installed a Knight of the Garter in 1541; his great-grandson. Sir Anthony Wingfield, Bart., of Letheringham, was so created 1627, and was immediate ancestor of the Wingfields, extinct barts. of Letheringham; Sir Mervyn Wingfield, sixth bart., left an only dau. and heiress, Mary, m. Francis Dillon, Esq., of Proudstown, co. Meath, Baron of the Holy Roman Empire). (Dunham Magna, co. Norfolk: extinct in the male line; descended from Sir John Wingfield, fourth son of Sir John Wingfield, of Letheringham, K.B., 1401). (Kimbolton, co. Huntingdon; descended from Sir Richard Wingfield, of Kimbolton Castle, one of the most eminent soldiers of the period, eleventh son of Sir John Wingfield, K.15., of Letheringham, 1461). Ar. on a bend gu. cotised sa. three pairs of wings conjoined in lure of the field. Crest—A cap per pale ermines and ar. charged with a fess gu. betw. two wings expanded, the dexter of the second, the sinister of the first. Source: Burke's
2) (Viscount Powerscourt: descended from Lewis Wingfield, Esq., ninth son of Sir John Wingfield, K.B., of Letheringham, 1461 ; Fun. Ent. Ulster's Office, Anne, Lady Wingfield, wife of Sir Edward Wingfield, Knt., of Powerscourt, d. 19 June, 1636). Ar. on a bend gu. three pairs of wings conjoined in lure of the field. Crest—A demi eagle rising, wings expanded ar. looking at the sun in his glory. Supporters—Two pegasi ar. winged, maned, and hoofed or. Motto—Fidelite est de Dieu. Source: Burke's
3) (Tickencote, co. Rutland; descended from Sir Henry Wingfield, Knt., of Orford, sixth son of Sir Robert Wingfield, Knt., of Letheringham, M.P. co. Suffolk, 6 Henry VI.; John Wingfield, Esq., Barrister-at-law, M.P. for Grantham temp. James I. and Charles I., second son of Robert Wingfield, Esq.. of Upton, M.P. for Peterborough 14 Queen Elizabeth, acquired the manor of Tickencote by his marriage with Elizabeth, dau. of Paul Gresham, Esq., and heiress of her mother, Margaret Lynne, Lady of the Manor of Tickencote). Ar. on a bend gu. cotised sa. three pairs of wings conjoined in lure of the field. Crest—A cap per pale sa. guttée d’eau and ar. charged with a fess gu. betw. two wings expanded, the dexter of the second, the sinister of the first. Motto—Posse, nolle, nobile. Source: Burke's
4) (Onslow, co. Salop; descended from Anthony Wingfield, Esq., of Glossop, seventh son of Sir Robert Wingfield, Knt., of Letheringham, M.P. for Suffolk 6 Henry VI.). Ar. on a bend gu. cotised sa. three pairs of wings conjoined in lure of the field. Crest—A high bonnetor cap per pale sa. and ar. banded gu. betw. two wings displ. all guttée counterchanged. Source: Burke's
5) (co. Norfolk). Ar. on a bend gu. three pairs of wings conjoined in lure of the field. Source: Burke's
6) Ar. on a bend gu. cotised az. three pairs of wings conjoined in lure of the field. Source: Burke's
7) (quartered by Rolston, of Watnoll, co. Nottingham, through Bingham. Visit. Notts, 1614). Vert on a bend ar. three crosses patoncée sa. Source: Burke's
8) (Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1601, Sir Thomas Maria Wingfield, Commander of a company under Sir John Norreys, Lord President of Munster). Ar. on a bend gu. cotised sa. three pairs of wings coiyoined in lure of the field, a crescent on a crescent for diff. Source: Burke's
9) Arg on a bend gu enclosed by 2 cotises sa 3 pairs of wings joined in lure of the field. Crest: an eagle rising arg looking at the sun in its glory. Supporters: Two pegasi winged, maned, and hoofed or. - Motto: Fidelite est de Dieu. Seal of John Henry Ducachet Wingfield, D. C. L. Bishop of Northern Calif. He adds a mitre in the sinister chief and a key and staff in saltire in the dexter base. Zieber Heral., p. 207. Source: Burke's

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