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Re: New Topic Crest

The cock was allegedly awarded to Richard de Saint Clair, the only St Clair
listed in the Battle Abbey Rolls, by William the Conqueror.  Companions of
Duke William at Hastings

 The  combination of all the known Battle Abbey Rolls, including Dukes,
Counts, Barons, Seigneurs who attended William at Hastings. These were the
commanders, they were the elite who had provided ships, horses, men and
supplies for the venture.


Ref Companions of the Conqueror :  Lecture given in 1944 by Geoffrey White,
the authority on who really came with William the Conqueror in
1066.Bernstein, David, The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry (1987); Howarth,
David, 1066 the Year of the Conquest (1978); Ingram, James (translator), The
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (1823); Wood, Michael, In Search of the Dark Ages
(1987). http://www.btinternet.com/~mrfield/Conquest/claims.htm

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian Sinclair" <iansin@passport.ca>
To: <sinclair@quarterman.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 5:00 PM
Subject: Re: New Topic Crest

> Cousins: I am very interested in the several interpretations of the cock
> the crest; however, no one has yet answered the question as to the first
> known use of the crest, ie. both motto and cock.  Anyone know, or have an
> educated guess?

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