[Sir William de Tankerville] recieved as great an advancement in the bearing of his coat, which for the taking of [Robert Bosne, Earl of Leicester and Count of Meulan] prisoner, did assume Gules an escutcheon Argent within an Orle of 8 Cinquefoils Argent.

– From Lacies Nobility by Sir John Ferne (1586), p72

Robert and his father bore gules a cinquefoil ermine, hence the orle of cinquefoils.

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