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Offline MrDudley

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Fowke of Elmsthorpe
« on: Saturday 04 August 18 18:15 BST (UK) »
Hello
I've just come across a blazon of arms for the Fowkes/Fowke family of Elmesthorpe, leic although I cant find any information in noting who there were granted to or a picture of them.
I'm thinking they were granted to Mr Richard Fowke of Elmesthorpe who had a Museum in the village and the son of John Fowkes and Ann Paul, Ann Paul being the Grt granddaughter of Sir Thomas Halford, 2nd Baronet of Wistow Hall.

The arms are listed as such -
'Ar. a chev. gu. on a chief of the last three mullets pierced of the first'
Richard Dudley of Cosby, Leic, Gentleman
William Lagden of Radwinter Hall, Essex
William Marsh of Ely, Cambs, Gentleman
John Tibbals of Ireland House, Leic
George Bent of Cosby, Leic, Gentleman
William Black of Kilby, Leic, Gentleman
Edmond Read of Sutton in the Elms, Leic, Gentleman
Thomas Asher of Peatling, Leic, Gentleman
Richard Swynfen of Sutton Cheney, Leic, Gentleman
John Cotes of Aylestone, Leic, Gentleman
Humphrey Elkington of Malmesbury, Wilts, Gentleman

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Re: Fowke of Elmsthorpe
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 05 August 18 13:00 BST (UK) »
Hi,

I can't find a picture of the arms but as no one else has replied ... here is what they would look like. Also, here is the entry in Papworth's Ordinary which suggests they were originally granted by William Camden who was the Clarenceux King of Arms between 1597 – 1623 so a bit earlier than you were thinking!

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Re: Fowke of Elmsthorpe
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 05 August 18 14:05 BST (UK) »
Fowke of Elmsthorpe

Argent a chevron Gules on a chief of the last three mullets pierced of the first.
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Re: Fowke of Elmsthorpe
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 05 August 18 14:39 BST (UK) »
Thank you both for these.

Interestingly I have the Fowke family originating in Rothley and moving to Elmesthorpe in 1730s so maybe they held land there prior?
Shame it doesn’t say who it was granted to.

John Fowke did marry Elizabeth Bywater in 1710 and I know her brother was Thomas Bywater Gent of Rothley and was in possession of Rothley Hall/House according to his Will.

Maybe it was granted to an Ancestor of John who originally held land in elmesthorpe.
Richard Dudley of Cosby, Leic, Gentleman
William Lagden of Radwinter Hall, Essex
William Marsh of Ely, Cambs, Gentleman
John Tibbals of Ireland House, Leic
George Bent of Cosby, Leic, Gentleman
William Black of Kilby, Leic, Gentleman
Edmond Read of Sutton in the Elms, Leic, Gentleman
Thomas Asher of Peatling, Leic, Gentleman
Richard Swynfen of Sutton Cheney, Leic, Gentleman
John Cotes of Aylestone, Leic, Gentleman
Humphrey Elkington of Malmesbury, Wilts, Gentleman