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Cousins: The Baronets Ruggles-Brise of Spain’s Hall, Essex

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From Burke’s Landed Gentry (1972)

Arms: Quarterly, 1st and 4th, gu. a cross between four mascles arg., all within a bordure sa., charged with eight quatrefoils of the second (for BRISE); 2nd and 3rd, arg. on a chevron gu., between three roses of the second, barbed, seeded, leaved and slipped ppr., as many estoiles or (for RUGGLES). Crests: 1 A demi-crocodile sa. (for BRISE), 2 In front of twelve arrows in saltire ppr., heads outward, a tower or, inflamed ppr. (for RUGGLES). Motto: Struggle. Creation: Bt. (UK) 31 Jan 1935.

SIR JOHN ARCHIBALD RUGGLES-BRISE, 2ND BT , of Spains Hall, Finchingfield, Co Essex, CB (1958), OBE (1945) TD, JP (Essex 1946) [Sir John Ruggles-Brise Bt CB OBE TD, Spains Hall, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4PF]; born 13 June 1908; succeeded f 1942; educatedEton; WW II in AA Cmd, cmded 1st 450 Mixed HAA Regt, formed and cmded 459th Mixed HAA Regt (TA), Essex: Lord Lt 1958–78, V-Lt 1947–58, DL 1945, Pres T&AFA 1958–66; Church Commr 1959–65, pres CLA 1958–1959 and Game Fair, chm Standing Cncl Baronetage 1958–63, Pro-Chllr Essex U 1964–79, Hon Freeman Chelmsford, former govr Felsted and Chigwell Schs, memb Lloyd’s Underwriters, KStJ

Lineage: Col Sir SAMUEL RUGGLES-BRISE, KCB, of Spains Hall, Essex, JP (Essex), DL; had: Read the rest of this entry »


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July 29, 2011 at 10:41 am