Those horses are rough on us
I have now found the coat-of-arms of the
Bews family which I hope will be of interest to your
contributor from whom we have heard nothing since we embarked on our
research into the Sinclair/Bews connection which has taken us
from Orkney to Cornwall to
Calvados in France.
The coat of arms is
a chapeau crimson, turned up,
a pegasus, rearing, of bay colour,
and tail, sa., wings,or, in mouth a
which literally means: "on a crimson
hat with turned up ermine there is a rearing bay horse
a black mane and tail, with golden wings and a sprig of laurel in its
Perhaps someone, who is better versed in heraldry than I
am, will be able to make something out
of the above information.
There is no similarity with any of the many Sinclair coats-of-arms
are given in the "St Clairs of the Isles".