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Quentin Read Rakestraw

Registration number 20130711A

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Quentin Read Rakestraw are registered as an original design and are described by the blazon below

Arms: Sable three rustres Argent.
Crest: A fox's head erased Gules gorged with a collar Or, pendant therefrom a rustre Or.

Design Rationale

The armiger is descended from William Rakestraw, who came to North America from England as part of William Penn's settlement of Pennsylvania. Rustres in the arms are a canting reference to the Rakestraw surname. The fox's head alludes to the Fox family of Philadelphia, whose patronage the Rakestraws enjoyed in the 18th Century.

Registered by

Quentin Read Rakestraw


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