Chester, Arms of the Earls

    Quarterly
1st az 3 garbs or larger lower 
(current arms as Earl of Chester)
2nd gu a lion rampant tail fourche arg lower
(Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, 1st Earl
 of Chester, 4th creation ?–1265 2nd cousin of Ranulf
 de Blondeville)
3rd or 3 piles gu
(John of Scotland, 7th Earl, 2nd creation, 1232–1237
 son of Matilda of Chester, sister of Ranulf de Blondeville
 and suo jure Countess of Chester Oct/Nov 1232 when
 gifted inter vivos)
4th az 3 garbs or larger lower
(Ranulf de Blondeville, 6th Earl, 2nd creation 1181–1232
 son of)
5th az 6 garbs or slightly larger lower
(Hugh de Kevelioc, 5th Earl, 2nd creation,1153–1181
 son of) 
6th gu a lion rampant arg langued or lower
(Ranulf de Gernon, 4th Earl, 2nd creation,  1129–1153
 son of)
7th or a lion rampant gu higher slightly smaller to
 the sinister
(Ranulf le Meschin, 3rd Earl, 2nd creation, 1120–1129
 cousin of)
8th gu a wolf's head arg much smaller 6 crosses crosslet
 in orle or larger very much larger 
(Richard d'Avranches, 2nd Earl, 2nd creation, 1101–1120
 son of)
9th az a wolf's head erased arg much higher smaller
 to the dexter 
(Hugh Lupus d'Avranches, 1st Earl, 2nd creation, 1071–1101
 )


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