Pye, John, Sir, 1st Baronet -1697)

Sir John Pye, of Hone, in Marston on Dove, Devon, was the second son of Sir Robert Pye, Auditor of the Exchequer, and Mary, daughter and coheir of John Croker of Batsford in Gloucestershire. A zealous Royalist, he married, 27 February 1649, Rebecca, daughter of Nicholas Rayton, of Enfield in Middlesex. He was created a baronet 13 January 1665. He died in 1697 and was succeeded by his only son and heir Sir Charles Pye, 2nd Baronet.

Seat / Residence(s): Hone, Devon
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Pye, John, Sir, 1st Baronet (Stamp 1) Helmet: Esquire
Crest: A cross crosslet fitchy between two wings expanded
Arms: Quarterly of six 1 & 6. Ermine five lozenges in bend [lozengy] (Pye) 2. A lion passant (Lineham) 3. Per pale a lion rampant supporting a tree eradicated (Wynston [Wynstone?]) 4. Three stirrups a crescent for difference (Scudamore) 5. On a chevron engrailed between three ravens three escallops (Croker) over all in fess point a crescent for difference
Quarterings: 1 & 6. Ermine five lozenges in bend [lozengy] (Pye) 2. A lion passant (Lineham) 3. Per pale a lion rampant supporting a tree eradicated (Wynston [Wynstone?]) 4. Three stirrups a crescent for difference (Scudamore) 5. On a chevron engrailed between three ravens three escallops (Croker) over all in fess point a crescent for difference
Heraldic Charges: chevron engrailed, on a, between, Heraldic Charges: cross crosslet, Heraldic Charges: escallops (3), Heraldic Charges: lion passant, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: lozenges (5), Heraldic Charges: ravens (3), Heraldic Charges: stirrups (3), Heraldic Charges: tree, Heraldic Charges: wings (2)