Mompesson, Thomas, Sir -1640)

These are the arms of Mompesson, probably Sir Thomas Mompesson of Wiltshire (d. 1640), son of Thomas Mompesson, whose will was proved in 1588, and his second wife, Honora, daughter of Giles Escourt of Salisbury. He was admitted to Lincoln’s Inn 12 October 1588 . He married Katherine Dagge (d. 1630). The arms, with an inescutcheon of pretence Per pale azure and gules a fess between three boars heads erased argent, are given in the 1679 edition of Guillim's Display of heraldry as those of Sir Thomas Mompesson (anciently Montpinson) of Bathampton in Wiltshire, who was their son. The lion should be charged on the shoulder with a martlet, while the tinctures of the fifth quarter are Sable a tower argent in chief three plates. Sir Thomas, whose age is given as 10 on 4 January 1639/40, was Member of Parliament for Salisbury. He was knighted at Whitehall 23 February 1662.

Seat / Residence(s): Bathampton, Wiltshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Mompesson, Thomas, Sir (Stamp 1) Arms: Quarterly of six 1 & 6. A lion rampant (Mompesson) 2. A chevron ermine between three leopards faces (Goodwyn) 3. Ermine a lion passant in fess (Drew) 4. A fess between three leopards faces jessants de lys (Watkyns) 5. A tower in chief three roundels unidentified [Carlyon?])
Quarterings: 1 & 6. A lion rampant (Mompesson) 2. A chevron ermine between three leopards faces (Goodwyn) 3. Ermine a lion passant in fess (Drew) 4. A fess between three leopards faces jessants de lys (Watkyns) 5. A tower in chief three roundels unidentified [Carlyon?])
Heraldic Charges: chevron between, Heraldic Charges: fess between, Heraldic Charges: leopards faces (3), Heraldic Charges: lion passant, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: roundels (3), Heraldic Charges: tower