in 1066 A.D. Mickleover, at the time of the taking of the
in 1086, was held by Burton Abbey.
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Distinguished members of the family include Elizabeth "Jane" Shore (c.1445-c.1527), one of the many mistresses of King Edward IV of England
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The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Perimus licitis
Motto Translation: We perish by what is lawful.