Around 1577 George Gower Painter 1540-1596 (37). Portrait of Richard Drake 1535-1603 (42).
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 in the parish of Musbury, Devon2: Argent, on a Chief Gules three Cinquefoils of the first; Billet of Ash3: Gules, on a Fess Argent Two Mullets Sable; Hamton of Rockbere and Ash4: Ermine, on a Chief Indented Sable three crosslets fitchee or; Orwey of Orwey and Ash5: Barry of seven Argent and Sable 6: Azure, six lioncels rampant Argent crowned Gules, 3, 2, 1; Forde of Forde7: Argent, Two Chevrons Sable (Esse/Ash of Ash);Esse/Ash of Ash