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Charles E. F. Drake

Blazon of Arms:

First & Fourth, Azure, on a bend Argent, a wyvern Gules a bordure counter-compony Argent and Purpure charged with three oak leaves Or.
Second, Per pale Argent and Azure, three oak trees eradicated, counterchanged, fructed Or, a chief per pale Azure and Argent
Third, Argent goutty de sang on a fess Azure surmounting a lion rampant Gules three mullets Argent.
In pretence, Azure three Chabots haurient Argent jessant de lis Or within a Tressure flory on the outer edge of Maple Leaves Or

Blazon of Crest:

(1) A wyvern Gules, charged on the wings, one visible, with a wheel Argent.
(2) A dragon passant Vert grasping in its dexter foreclaw an oak tree eradicated per pale Azure and Argent fructed Or


Nunquam Captat Muscas (Never catch flies)

Dei Gratia (Thanks be to God)


Quarters 1 & 4 and dexter crest, Scottish pronominal coat, Court of the Lord Lyon, 2006
Quarter 2 and sinister crest, English pronominal coat, College of Arms, 1984
Quarter 3, from my mother, Augustan Society Register of Arms, 2003
In pretence, my wife's arms, College of Arms, 2004
A quartered version registered in Spain by Don Alfonso de Ceballos-Escalera y Gila, Crónista de Armas de Castilla y León, No. 20/2005