Inge, William (1669 -1731)

According to Burke’s General Armory, this is the crest of Inge, of Thorpe Constantine, Staffordshire, descended from Richard Inge, Esquire, of Leicestershire, and his wife Jane, daughter and coheir of Alderman William Ives, who purchased Thorpe in 1631. The arms are Or on a chevron vert three leopards faces. William Inge who died in 1731 was distinguished as a scholar and antiquary. He was the eldest son of William Inge of Thorpe Constantine, who was High Sheriff of Warwickshire in 1684, and his wife Frances, daughter of Sir Thomas Gresley 2nd Baronet. He married Elizabeth, co heir of Robert Phillips, of Newton in Warwickshire. On his death in 1731 he was succeeded by his son Theodore William Inge.

Seat / Residence(s): Thorpe Constantine Hall, Staffordshire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Inge, William (1669-1731)  (Stamp 1) Title: Inge, William (1669 - 1731) (Stamp 1)
Arms: Two battleaxes in saltire enfiled with a ducal coronet
Dimensions (height x width): 12mm x 7mm
Heraldic Charges: axes (2), Heraldic Charges: coronet, ducal, enfiled of a