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Scrope vs Grosvenor Case

In Sep 1389 the Scrope vs Grosvenor Case was brought to the Court of Chivalry. Up to that time two families, Scrope and Grosvenor, had been using the armorial Scrope: Azure, a bend or.

Several hundred witnesses were called including John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 (49), Geoffrey Chaucer Poet Author 1343-1400 (46) and John Savile of Shelley and Golcar 1325-1399 (64).

On 03 Sep 1386 Owain Glyndŵr (27) gave evidence at the Church of John the Baptist Chester.

The Court decided in favour of Scrope.

Neither party was happy with the decision so King Richard II (22) was called upon to give his personal verdict.

On 27 May 1390 he confirmed that Grosvenor could not bear the undifferenced arms.

As a consequence of the case the Grosvenor has for many years used the name Bendor for horses and nicknames.

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Zouche. Azure, ten bezants 4, 3, 2, 1.

Greene. Azure, three bucks or. Source.

Grosvenor. Azure a garb or. Source.

Aylesbury. Azure, a cross argent. Source.

Halswell. Azure, three bars wavy argent over all a bend gules. Source

Bentinck. Azure a cross moline argent. Source.

Holand. Azure, semée-de-lys argent, a lion rampant. Source.

Bligh. Azure, a griffin segreant or, armes and langued gules, between three crescents argent.Source.

Hyde. Azure, a chevron between three lozenges or.

Bohun. Azure, a bend argent cotised or between six lions rampant or. Source.

Ireland. Azure, a harp or stringed argent.

Cantilupe. Azure three leopard's faces jessant-de-lys or.

Ivrea. Azure, a lion rampant or, armed and langued gules. Source.

Conyers. Azure, a maunch or. Source.

Kevelioc. Azure three garbs or. Source.

Crewe. Azure a lion rampant Argent. Source.

Legge. Azure a stag's head caboshed argent. Source.

De La Pole. Azure, a fess between three leopard's faces or. .

Molyneux. Azure a cross moline or. Source.

Dormer. Azure, ten billets or 4,3,2,1 issuant from a chief of the second a demi-lion rampant sable langued gules. Source.

Murray. Azure, three mullets argent, within a double tressure flory counter-flory or. Source.

Fiennes. Azure three lions rampant or. Source.

Musgrave. Azure six annulets or. Source.

Fortescue. Azure a bend engrailed argent cotised or. Source.

Pole Shute. Azure semée of fleur-de-lys or, a lion rampant argent. Source.

Capet. Azure, three Fleur de lys or. Source.

Ponthieu. Azure, three bends or a bordure gules.

Agar. Azure, a lion rampant or. Source.

Robartes. Azure, three estoiles and a chief wavy or. Source.

Bingham. Azure a bend cotised between six crosses pattee or. Source.

Rochfort. Azure, a lion rampant argent. Source.

Bruyn. Azure, a cross moline or. Appears to be the same as Molyneux.

Scrope. Azure, a bend or. Source.

Cosin. Azure, a fret or.

Sedley Ailesford. Azure a fess wavy argent three rams heads argent. Source.

Digby. Azure, a fleur de lys argent. Source.

St Leger. Azure fretty argent, a chief or. Source.

Fitzhugh. Azure, three chevrons interlaced in base or a chief of the last. Source.

Tilney. Azure, a chevron between three griffin's heads erased or. Source.

Freschville. Azure, bend argent between six escallops.

Townshend. Azure, a chevron ermine between three escallops argent. Source.

Blois. Azure a bend argent cotised. Source.

Vane. Azure three sinister gauntlets (appaumée) or. These are a difference of the Fane, Earls of Westmorland from 1624, which show: three dexter gauntlets back affrontée, with identical tinctures. Source.

Darcy. Azure semée of cross crosslets argent, three cinquefoils of the last. Source.

Vincent. Azure, three quatrefoils argent. Source.

Clotworthy. Azure, a chevron ermine between three chaplets or. Source.

Fane. Azure three dexter gauntlets back affrontée or. Source.

Bardolf. Azure three cinquefoils buttoned gules. Source.

Watkins. Azure, a fess vair between three leopard's faces jessant-de-lys or. Source.

Wriothesley. Azure, a cross or between four doves close argent, beaks & legs gules. Source.

Wyndham. Azure, a chevron between three lion's heads erased or.

France Ancient. Azure semy-de-lis or. Source.