Warner, John -1648)

Sir John Warner, elected Lord Mayor of London 1647.

Warner, John -1648)

According to  H.J.B.Clements on a rubbing in the Ferguson Collection at the Bodleian Library:  “Impossible to identify with any certainty. The arms of many families, but it might be Sir John Warner, Lord Mayor of London in 1648”.

Warner was a city of London merchant and a member of the Worshipful Company of Grocers. He was Sheriff of London from 1639 to 1640. On 12 March 1640, he was elected an alderman of the City of London for Queenhithe ward. From 1642 to about 1645, he was a colonel in the Green Regiment. In 1647, he was elected Lord Mayor of London.

Other possibilities are: Nisbet of Dean, baronet: a chevron gules between three boars’ heads sable; Burnside of Whitlaw:  sable a chevron argent between three boars’ heads argent; and Richard ap Ieuan ap Ithel ap David ap Ithel Fychan of Llaneurgain (Kinmel) descendent of the tribe of Ednowain Bendew. He was married to Alice vch Gruffudd Llwyd of Kinmael heiress of Kinmael. Their daughter Catherine, heiress of Kinmael, married Piers ap John Holland of Faerdref. (Powys Fadog Vol 3, p101-3).

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Title: Warner, John (Stamp 1)
Arms: A chevron between three boars heads couped
Dimensions (height x width): 69mm x 55mm
Heraldic Charges: boars heads (3), Heraldic Charges: chevron between