Pear, (fr. poire): this, like other fruits, may be pendent, erected, or barwise. The kind called the Warden-pear is borne by the family of WARDEN, of WARDON Priory, Bedfordshire; but it is not to be distinguished in the drawing from any other species of pear. The Pear-tree(fr. poirier) is also found.
Gules, a chevron between three pears stalked or--George ABBOT, Bp. of Lichfield, 1609; Bp. of London, 1610; Abp. of Cant., 1611-33.
Argent, a fesse between three pears sable--City of WORCESTER.
Vert, a fesse or, in chief three pears slipped pendent of the second--PARINCHEFF.
Argent, a saltire sable between four pears pendent gules--KELLOWAY.
Argent, three warden-pears leaved vert--WARDEN.
Or, a pear-tree vert fructed proper--PERITON.