SIR, HENRY GOODRICK, KNT, AND BARONET, 1694


 To all and Singular To whom these Presents shall come, Sir Tomas St George

Knt, Garter principal King of Arms, and   Sir Henry St George Knt, Clarenceux King of Arms, send Greetings. Whereas the right Honourable Sir Henry Goodrick Knt, and Baronet, one of their Majesties most Honourable Privy Council; hath made Application to his Grace Henry Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshall of England & c, for leave to Alter his Crest now used by him, Vizt a Demy Lion Ermines holding in his Paws a Battle Axe Argent, helved Gules; and to bear the said Demy Lion Issuing Out of a Ducal Coronet Or: The said Earl Marshall did by Warrant, or Order, Bearing date the seventh day of this instant August, Consent that we should so Alter, and Assigned unto the said Sir Henry Goodrick the aforesaid Crest accordingly.

Know ye therefore that we the said Garter, and Clarenceux in Pursuance of the said Earl Marshall’s consent signified as aforesaid; and by Virtue of the Letters Patents respectively to each of us Granted, under the great Seal of England, have Granted and Assigned unto the said Sir Henry Goodrick, the Crest hereafter mentioned, Vizt a Demy Lion Ermines, Armed, and Languid Gules, Issuing out of a Ducal Coronet Or. holding in his Paws a Battle-Axe proper helved Or. As in the Margent hereof is more plainly Depicted; Which said Crest so Altered, we the said Garter and Clarenceux, do by these Presents Grant, Ratifies, and Confirm unto Sir Henry Goodrick, and his Heirs male according to the Law and Practice of Arms. In Witness whereof we the said Garter, and Clarenceux have to these Presents subscribed our Names, and Affixed the seals of our respected Offices this Twenty-seventh day of August in the Sixth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign, Lord, and Lady, William and Mary by the Grace of God King, and Queen of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, &c. Annoq`: `ni: 1694.


           Tho. St. George, Garter                                         Hen. St. George, Clarenceux 

           Principal King of Arms.                                                    King of Arms     

The Crest hereby Altered for and Assigned unto the Right Honourable Sir Henry Goodrick, Knt, Bart Lieutenant General of the Ordnance and one of his Majesties most Honourable Privy Council doth also belong to and may be used by John Goodrick Esq., his only Brother and Male Descendents with his and their due Differences, by virtue of the Earl Marshal’s Order bearing date 21 January. 1697 Annoq` Regni Regis Gulielmi tertij nunc Angliae etc Nono.


Tho. St. George, Garter                                         Hen. St. George, Clarenceux 

                Principal King of Arms.                                King of Arms