SALTASH (Cornwall). Has no armorial bearings. Two seals are recorded in the visitation books — i. A three-masted ship with sails furled at anchor, with the legend, " Sigillum aquate Saltasche." 2. An escutcheon charged with a lion rampant within a bordure bezantee resting upon water, surmounted by a coronet composed of crosses patee and fleurs-de-lis, and on either side an ostrich feather labelled with the legend " Sigillum Saltashe." Burke in his
"Armory" gives two entries, one quoting the seals, and in the other blazoning the latter seal as a coat-of-arms as follows : — " Saltash, Town of (co. Cornwall). — Az. the base water ppr. in pale an escutcheon or, thereon a lion ramp. gu. within a border sa. bezantee, ensigned with a prince's coronet of the third, on either side of the escutcheon an ostrich feather an" Berry also gives it.
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