Archive for March 2010

History of the Russian nobility

With the new year 1015 the real story begins Russian nobility; the Grand Duke Vladimir, who was revered as a saint by all, divided his kingdom among 11 Sons and a nephew. This caused constant disagreements and wars. For orientation, the author divides this work and describes in detail the gender, whose origin goes back to Rurik, This is followed by the boyar families, The Prince, Earls and barons of whom many were not of Russian descent….



Yearbook of the German nobility digitized

In addition to the standard works of the Gotha, includes the Yearbook of German nobility, published in three volumes from the publisher W.C. Bruer, as a mandatory program in any collection of genealogists, dealing with the nobility. The annals of every noble family to give accurate and its accuracy verified information about the denomination, the origin, the acquisition of the nobility, entails, and on family farms, Hereditary officers and dignitaries. The arms of each family is described in detail. Each article is introduced by a brief overview of the history of the appropriate sex and at least the[...]



Biographical memorials

Karl August Varnhagen von Ense (* 21. 2.1785 in Dusseldorf; † 10. 10. 1858 in Berlin) was a German chronicler, Narrator, Biograph, Member of the Frankfurt Parliament, Diarist and diplomat. He also made the following “Biographical memorials”, all of which are available for download.



Certificate Book of the Duchy of Styria

Book of the instrument Нerzogthums Styria. 2 Bd. 1192 – 1246 / edited by J. in. Tooth ; in demand on the part of the K. K. Ministry of Culture and Education, the Steierm. Diet and the Steierm. Sparcasse in Graz published by historical societies for the Duchy of Styria Styria Urkundenbuch. 3 Bd. 1246 – 1260 / edited by J. in. Tooth ; in demand on the part of the K. K. Ministry of Culture and Education, the Steierm. Diet and the Steierm. Sparcasse in Graz, Styria published by historical societies for source:  [...]



Livonian- Is- Courland and deed books

Life, Esth and Curlandisches Urkundenbuch together Regesten. 1 Band. 1093-1300 / edited by Dr. Friedrich Georg von Bunge Liv-, Est and Curlandisches Urkundenbuch together Regesten. 2 Band. 1301-1367 / edited by Dr. Frederich Georg von Bunge Liv-, Est and kurländisches Urkundenbuch. Abt. 2, Bd. 2: 1501-1505 / ed. Leonid Arbuzov / founded by F. G. in. Bunge, continued by order of knights and Baltic cities of Hermann Hildebrand, Philip Schwartz and Leonid Arbuzov Liv-, Est and kurländisches Urkundenbuch : Bd. 3: 1. Addenda to the first two bands.[...]