A patent of arms granted to Sir John Wolley of Pyford Park, Surrey
Wolley of Pyrford Park. Extinct 1610. Argent on a chevron sable an eagle displayed of the first.
Burke records the eagle as displayed with two heads.
Earlier Wolley arms may only have had one eagles head.
Sir John Wolley of Pirford, Surrey is my 12th great grand uncle and a courtier to the Elizabethan court, his sister Margaret Wolley was married to Sir John Mynterne of Batcombe, Dorset a branch of my family tree I have been researching for the past few months.
Wolley’s second marriage was to Lady Elizabeth More (1552-1600) one of Elizabeth I favourite ladies-inwaiting. They had one son; Sir Francis Wolley who was born about March 1583, London, England.