Archive for August 2010

History and genealogy of the family of Haugwitz

Haugwitz-Wappen4

The sex and name are as old as the concept “Adel” in Germany. Already Sinapius, Peccenstein, Paprocius Knothe and claimed with certainty, that the family of Haugwitz in the days of the Saxon kings in particular, Franken was. Since the Middle Ages were the lords of Haugwitz in Saxony, Silesia, Bohemia, Moravia, the county of Glatz, as well as in the Lausitz, and later located in East Prussia. They are tribal- and related to the crest of Rechenberg. The first known document of the name is dated to the year 1225. You[...]



Family history of the Mark

Wappen-von-der-Mark2

The Counts of the Mark emerged from the old Westphalian Counts of Berg. The elder son of Count Adolf von Berg (1140-1170) Eberhard I. Count of Berg, has been called 1161 Altena Castle acquired after the “Count of Altena”. His younger brother Engelbert inherited the name and county mountain on his descendants, the already extinct with his granddaughter Irmgard. Through them, the county became part of the mountain house of the Dukes of Limpur, which from then on at the same time Count of Berg[...]



Genealogical news Lübeck family from ancient times

Holstentor

Only to families in Lübeck 1327 to 1717 regularly presented to councilors, must include the “of Bromse, of Brokes, of spikes, of Lueneburg, of Stiten, of Wickede etc. be called. Basis for the historical information, the genealogy, Funeral sermons, the inscriptions and epitaphs on grave stones and the 1856 late Dr. Hermann Schroeder left behind “Schroeder's Regesten”. Those: Dittmer, Georg Wilhelm: Genealogical and Biographical news Lübeckische families from older time, Lubeck: Dittmer 1859 Other literature: Techen, Frederick: The grave stones of the churches of Liibeck,  [...]



Johann Franz Eckher of Kapfing and Liechteneck

Johann_Franz_Eckher_von_Kapfing

The family belongs to the old Bavarian landed gentry. Johann Franz saw the light of day on 16.10.1649 Train at the Castle, the son of Johann Christoph Abensberg (1608-1685) and his wife Regina of Kürmreith. He began as a page at Prince Albert Bishop Sigismund of Bavaria, Freising. 1671 He graduated from the Munich Jesuit High School and studied theology. 1673 he received a canonry of Freising and received a year later ordained a priest. Since 1684 He was dean of the cathedral and the main opposition to the provost of the chapter on Zeller bodies village. Am 29.1.1695[...]



Fantasy and character art of the Middle Ages

Evangeliar

The people's belief in the importance and power of the word alive. It knows what it means, if someone finds the right words. It knows, that the real word can leak into the ear, it casts a spell and to exercise a decisive influence on him can. It knows the other way around, that a human, The right word may not call, Makes words and beating about the matter. In general, the Germanic letters are shaped, that they do not impede the rapid reading, aber für die  [...]