Devereux N/A

The arms of the Devereux family of Chartley were granted to Sir John Devereux, knight, 2nd Baron Ferrers of Chartley (1461-1501). He married Cecily, sister and sole heir of Henry Bourchier, Earl of Ewe and Essex. Cecily was also Baroness Bourchier in her own right and was descended maternally from Thomas Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester, youngest son of Edward III.

Possible candidates are: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 9th Baron Bourchier (1566-1601), Queen Elizabeth’s erstwhile favourite, executed in 1601; Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex (1591-1646); Walter Devereux, 5th Viscount Hereford (1578-1658)

Seat / Residence(s): Chartley Castle, Staffordshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Devereux (Stamp 1) Helmet: Esquire
Crest: A stag trippant
Arms: Quarterly 1. Ermine a fess in chief three roundels (Devereux of County Wexford) 2. Vairy (Ferrers of Chartley) 3. A cross engrailed between four water bougets (Bourchier) 4. Quarterly France and England a bordure (Thomas of Woodstock)
Quarterings: roundels (Devereux of County Wexford) 2. Vairy (Ferrers of Chartley) 3. A cross engrailed between four water bougets (Bourchier) 4. Quarterly France and England a bordure (Thomas of Woodstock)
Heraldic Charges: cross engrailed between, Heraldic Charges: England, Heraldic Charges: fess, Heraldic Charges: France, Heraldic Charges: roundels (3), Heraldic Charges: stag trippant, Heraldic Charges: vairy, Heraldic Charges: water bougets (4)