Bee-hive, (fr. ruche): this device was granted to a Cheshire family named ROWE during the Commonwealth, but was afterwards also granted to several other families. Both the bee and the bee-hive appear as crests.
Argent, a bee-hive, beset with bees diversely volant sable--ROWE.
Argent, a bee-hive, beset with bees volant proper--TREWEEK, Cornwall.
Ermine, a fesse sable between three bee-hives or--FRAYE.
Argent, on a bee-hive sable a hart lodged argent, attired or--SANDELLAYER, Stafford.