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  • ID: I18541
  • Name: Millicent Ravenscroft
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: in Of Cotton End, Northamptonshire
  • Note: 1 2

    The Norreys of Ockwells originally used the arms of their ancestors, the Ravenscroft family, and only later adopted that of Norreys of Speke.
    This quartering ought probably to be, Argent, a chevron between 3 ravens' heads, sable: being really the shield of Ravenscroft of Cotton End. On the marriage of the heiress of that family with John Norreys of Bray, co. Berks., temp. Edw. III., he assumed his wife's Arms. Anne, daughter of Sir Wm. Norreys, married William, grandfather of Sir Thomas Wroughton. (See "Wilts Visit." A.D. 1565, in Harl. MS., No. 1565, p. 31.)
  • _UID: 5F75430DF01A4C819FDE918074BB93DB26EF
  • Change Date: 18 NOV 2011

    Father: Ralph Ravenscroft

    Marriage 1 John Norreys
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Roger Norreys

    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: Berkshire History
      Author: Nash Ford Publishing 2005. All Rights Reserved.
    2. Type: Book
      Periodical: Wiltshire Collections
      Author: John Aubrey
      Date: 1660s
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