Knight, John (1600N/A

This is the stamp of John Knight, M.D. "of Durham yard in the Parish of St Martins in the fields in Com. Middlesex, Esq; Principal Chirurgeon to his Majesty King Charles the second." He was born at Winwick in Northamptonshire in 1600, and admitted to Caius College, Cambridge in 1619, taking his M.A. in 1626. He left a fine collection of heraldic manuscripts to Caius College, Cambridge. The same arms, and the augmentation, belonged to Knight, Norroy King of Arms who died in 1593, and to Knight, Chester Herald, who died in 1618. As these were clearly ancestors of John Knight, they may be the source of the manuscripts that he left to Caius College. The arms are Vert a bend lozengy or, quartering Per chevron argent and sable three cinquefoils counterchanged. The augmentation is the cross of St George, Argent a cross gules.

Seat / Residence(s): Durham Yard, Middlesex
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Knight, John (1600) (Stamp 1) Motto: Suivant Sainct Pierre
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. A bend lozengy (Knight) 2 & 3. Per chevron three cinquefoils (Knight) over all on an escutcheon of pretence as an augmentation of honour A cross
Quarterings: 1 & 4. A bend lozengy (Knight) 2 & 3. Per chevron three cinquefoils (Knight) over all on an escutcheon of pretence as an augmentation of honour A cross
Heraldic Charges: bend, Heraldic Charges: cinquefoils (3), Heraldic Charges: cross, Heraldic Charges: per chevron