Arms of Nigel of Cotentin

Cotentin
Baron of Halton c. 1071-1080 (?-1080)

From p122 of Lacies Nobilitie by Sir John Ferne (1586)

Blazon: Or a lion rampant purpre

According to Ferne, Nigel was granted the barony of Halton by his cousin Hugh Lupus for his service against the Welsh at the Battle of Rhuddlan. He also held the office of constable of Chester.

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