Mohun of Fleet

“Mohun’s ancestors were Bridport merchants in Tudor times, and represented that borough in four Parliaments. They were content to spell their name Moone till a series of fortunate marriages and land purchases inspired them to claim descent from the medieval Cornish lords.” HistoryofParliamentOnline James Savage, in his 1830 “History of the Hundred of Carhampton” asserts the… Continue reading Mohun of Fleet

Brune

    The snippet of a pedigree of the Brune family, shown above, mentions three coats of arms.  The arms described are (presumably*) those preferred in 1623, Brune [azure, a cross moline or] quartering Rockley [lozengy ermine & gules] as shown below. The “drawing of arms in the margin Plate II fig. 5” is reproduced as shown next.… Continue reading Brune