Chief

Chief is in Charges.

Chief. The Chief is the uppermost part of the arms occupying around one third of the arms.

Fitzherbert. Argent, a chief vairy or and gules a bend sable. Source.

Acheson. Argent, a double-headed eagle displayed sable, beaked and membered or, on a chief vert, two mullets or. Source.

Kitson. Sable three fishes hauriant in fess argent a chief or. Source.

Clement. Argent, two bendlets wavy sable on a chief gules three leopard's faces or a bordure compony or and azure. 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.

Babington. Argent, ten torteau in chief a label three points azure. Source.

Chichester. Chequy or and gules, a chief vair. Source.

Mortimer. Barry or and azure, on a chief of the first two pallets between two base esquires of the second over all an inescutcheon argent. Source.

Narborough. Gules, a chief ermine. Source.

Palmer. Or, two bars gules each charged with three trefoils of the first in chief a greyhound currant sable. Source.

Berkeley. Gules a chevron between ten crosses pattee six in chief and four in base argent.

Chief Argent

Bacon. Gules, on a chief argent two mullets pierced sable. Source.

Turner Baronets. Sable, a chevron ermine between three fers de moline or on a chief argent a lion passant gules. Source.

Chief Azure

Clinton. Argent, six cross crosslets fitchée sable three two and one on a chief azure two mullets or pierced gules. Source.

Lord Douglas. Argent, on a chief azure three mullets of the first.

Saluzzo. Argent, a chief azure. Source.

Weston. Ermine, on a chief azure five bezants.

Chief Gules

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42). The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:

1: Drake of Ash. Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon.

2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash.

3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash.

4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash.

5: Barry of seven argent and sable.

6: Azure, six lions rampant argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde.

PAINTINGS/GOWER/Richard_Drake.jpg7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash); Esse or Ash of Ash.

Chaucer Modern. Argent, a chief gules overall a lion rampant double queued or.

Manners. Or, two fess azure a chief gules.

St John. Argent, a chief gules two estoiles or. Source.

Tailboys. Argent, a saltire gules in chief gules three escallops argent. Source.

Tennant. Argent, two crescents in fess sable on a chief gules a boar's head couped of the first. Source.

Worsley. Argent, a chief gules. Source.

Chief Or

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

Chief Sable

Preston. Or, a chief sable three crescents or.

Chief Indented

Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42). The heraldic escutcheon shows seven quarters as follows:

1: Drake of Ash. Drake of Ash in the parish of Musbury, Devon.

2: Argent, on a chief gules three cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash.

3: Gules, on a fess argent two mullets sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash.

4: Ermine, on a chief indented sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash.

5: Barry of seven argent and sable.

6: Azure, six lions rampant argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde.

PAINTINGS/GOWER/Richard_Drake.jpg7: Argent, two chevrons sable (Esse/Ash of Ash); Esse or Ash of Ash.

Butler. Or, a chief indented azure. Source.

Butler Carrick. Or, a chief indented azure, a crescent for difference. Source.

Harsick. Or, a chief indented sable.

Lathom. Or, on a chief indented azure three plates. Source.

Perceval. Argent, a chief indented gules three crosses pattee of the field. Source.