Cornewall baronets

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Arms of Amyand: Vert, a chevron between three garbs or
Arms of Cornewall: Argent, a lion rampant gules ducally crowned or a bordure engrailed sable bezantée (being the arms of Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall (1209-1272) with difference a bordure engrailed[1]) assumed by royal licence in 1771,[2] together with surname of Cornewall, by Sir George Cornewall, 2nd Baronet (1748–1819)

The Amyand, later Cornewall Baronetcy of Moccas Court, in the County of Hereford,[3] was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain on 9 August 1764 for George Amyand, who was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Barnstaple in the House of Commons of Great Britain.

Amyand, later Cornewall baronets, of Moccas Court (1764)[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Courthope, William (ed.), Debrett's Baronetage of England, 7th Edition, London, 1835, p.185 [1]
  2. ^ London Gazette, 20 July 1771, no.11162: "His Majesty has been pleased to grant to Sir George Amyand, Bart., his full power, licence and authority to assume and use the surname of Cornewall and also to bear the arms of Cornewall" "No. 11162". The London Gazette. 16 July 1771. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "No. 10442". The London Gazette. 7 August 1764. p. 1. 
  4. ^ London Gazette, 20 July 1771, no.11162: "His Majesty has been pleased to grant to Sir George Amyand, Bart., his full power, licence and authority to assume and use the surname of Cornewall and also to bear the arms of Cornewall" "No. 11162". The London Gazette. 16 July 1771. p. 1.