Archive for July 2010

Hans Joachim von Ziethen on Wustrau


In the area of ​​the city Ruppin, is the village Wustrau. At the end of the 17. Century included the lands of this village three landowners, one of them was from Hans Joachim Matthias Zieten. Er besaß von allen Feldern und Wiesen nur den kleinsten Teil und jährlich brachte es ihm nicht mehr als etwa 400-500 Dollars a. So there Zieten lived with his wife Catharina Ilsabe, a born Jürgas. The five children of Mr. von Ziethen had four daughters and a son. The son was on 18. More 1699 geboren  [...]

Polish Heraldry (Polish Coat of Arms)


The Polish nobility, there are many notable differences. The most striking feature of the system is, that a coat of arms does not belong to one family, but a number of unrelated families (sometimes hundreds of them ) Coat also called cooperative. A name does not automatically equal arms equality. Originally the Polish nobility and created a pure warrior class in the struggle with the royal power something unique in Europe - an aristocratic republic with an elected king at the top (an elected president for life)

History of the baronial and ducal dynasty of Krassow


The family of one of the older nobility Krassow of the Principality of Rügen and is already 1294 in the register of the Roskilde bishop mentioned. During the 15. Century was divided into three main lines of the sex. The founder of the first and most purchasers of Dambahn was Claus von Krassow. This line was extinguished, however, in the year 1565 Hans von Krassow. After the termination of this line, the dukes of Pomerania, the proposed goods as completed back to their board materials, But compared 1577 by Henry James,  [...]

Genealogical Handbook of Baltic and armorial knighthoods


The states of Estonia and Latvia after 1. World War II from the historic landscapes of Livonia, Estonia, Kurland and Osel emerged, whose history has been determined for centuries by the knights of the resident German nobility. The respective sovereign guaranteed the privileges and so was able to knighthood by the end of 19. Century, the dominant and large landowning class of the country. All the expenses were kindly provided by the BSB Munich are available and may be downloaded for personal use. On the side of the university library Tartu moreover it is also possible[...]

Armorial of the Austrian monarchy


Armorial of the Austrian monarchy 01 (1831) Armorial of the Austrian monarchy 02 (1832) Armorial of the Austrian monarchy 03 (1832) Armorial of the Austrian monarchy 04 (1833) Armorial of the Austrian monarchy 05 (1834)