The dynasts barons and earls of Bocholtz

This generation is found in the records under the name “Bockhout, Bochout, Boeckholt, Bochet, Bocholdia”. It takes a standing cross in his arms, is a branch of Crainhem, Write to the seat in Brussels and adopted its name from the castle Bocholtz.

The Crainhem led the Red Cross in gold and in the right Oberweinkel a Merle. The Bocholtz have dropped the latter (only they retained some) however, their coat of arms is thus increasingly, that in the heart of the shield a heart sign with a smaller shield in the middle, or takes the place of the heart shield a ball. Moreover, the different tinctures.

The Bocholtz have the Red Cross in Silver. The helmet jewelry is very different, Soon a dog, soon a cock, Soon an eagle flying. The family arms shows three green (2:1) herschauende, silver lion heads. On the helmet is a silver swan neck. The helmet covers are silvery-green.

The first of the Crainhem, the name “Bocholtz, Bouchaut” led, Daniel was a son of Gilles (Giles) of Mr. and Crainhem of cheek. He is the progenitor of this powerful sex, which at the end after eight generations of 16. Century is gone. The title of the sexes is different; they were Drosten, Seneschalle, And Count Castellane. The latter is found in the title of the chapter of Cologne Aufschwörungen. Castellane they were in Brussels.

That they were counted among the dynasts, is already evident from, that they were authorized in the cathedral chapter, and other colleges count. 1234 is Walter Bochout called, of the young Duke Heinrich II. followed by Brabant in the campaign against the city of Stade. 1275 we find Walram, Duke of Limburg and his wife Jutta.

Wikipedia writes in her article about: Schon früh bildeten sich zwei Stämme, settled mainly in the Lower Rhine area. A tribe kept the headquarters in the castle until Bocholtz 18. Century and formed the branches to Waldniel, Lüttelforst, Busch and Ingenraed at Wachtendonk. The second strain, among other things, the lines belonged to Ingenhoven (Castle in Nettetaler district Lobberich) Broeck, Horst und Tongerlo. The main line to Bocholtz Ingenhoven expired in 18. Century. Likewise, the line or to Broeck. Orey.

Reinhard von Bocholtz was of the house of Ingenhoven 1555 to 1585 Abbot at the monastery of Corvey. In 1575 Dietrich married Bocholtz of the house Ingenhoven Elisabeth von Hörde, Heiress to Störmede. Through this link, Bocholtz arrived in Westphalia. Fell on this line during the 18. Century, other possessions, including, inter alia Alme at Brilon by the marriage of the heir to the heiress of the family of Meschede. After a connection to the heiress of the Westphalian line Asseburg also their goods Hinnenburg arrived at Brakel and Wallhausen on Kyffhäuser to.

The sons of the year 1803 collected in the Prussian count as Barons Theodor Werner of Bocholtz to Alme, Baron title was borne by customary law for some time, formed two more branches. The elder had been carrying on Alme 1793 the name Bocholtz-Meschede and the younger on the name Hinneburg Bocholtz-Asseburg.

The seats of the family were Bocholtz:

Battlement, Alme, Almerfeld, Break, Anröchte, Beringen, Bessel, Lobberich, Orey, Brebern, Effelen, Westereiden, Flamersheim, Grandville, Nettelstedt, Serious, Gouda, Henneken Red, Hinnenburg, Eyrie, Mentzel, Meyersdonck, Sassenfeld, Brockerhof-Sittard, No-Sittard, Wolf Bosch, Störmede, Dessel, Richel, Vogelsang, Vohwinkel, Wachtendonck, Wageningen, Wanlo, Cheek, Brüggen, Grevenbroich, Gartz Weiler, Houses in Hildesheim, Liege, Paderborn, Venlo and other possessions..

Genealogy:

B: Line to Bocholtz, Waldniel (Brockerhof) Lüttelforst, Busch and Ingenraedt
C: Line to Hoven (Ingenhoven) Brock, Eyrie, Serious, Mürz, Aldenhof
D: Line to Broeck with their branches to Grevenbroich, Pesch, Orey etc.
It: Line Prussia and Courland (Altmark, Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt)
F: Line to Störmede, Niesen, Alme, Hinnenburg

List of the affiliated Bocholtz of gender:

Arenberg, Asseburg, Bellinghausen, Bornstedt, Brenken, Bushveld, Erp, Gymnich, Hatzfeld, Heidhausen, Horrich, Hundt, Ingenhoven, Manderscheid, Mansfeld, Metternich, Meschede, Mörs, Muenster, Niehausen, Plettenberg, Reifferscheid, Vellbrück, Wachtendonc, Sarwerden, Damage, Spee, Vinke, Virneburg, Westphalen, Wittenhorst, Westerholt, just to name a few. To all names mentioned are detailed pedigrees printed, with nearly 3000 Illustrations and lithographs, and innumerable arms- and Seal Pictures.

Those:

  • Flag, Anton: The dynasts, Barons and current counts of Bocholtz Part 1,1 : History of the different sexes Bocholtz and the old conditions in the Lower Rhine, Cologne: Heberle 1863 (Digitized version of HHUD)
  • Flag, Anton: The dynasts, Barons and current counts of Bocholtz Part 1,2 : History of one hundred and six Rhenish, Dutch and Westphalian excellent sexes, Cologne: Heberle 1859 (Digitized version of HHUD)
  • Flag, Anton: The dynasts, Barons and current counts of Bocholtz Part 2 : The deed book : Contribution to the ancient geography, Right- Ago- History and culture, Cologne: Heberle 1860 (Digitized version of HHUD)
  • Flag, Anton: The dynasts, Barons and current counts of Bocholtz Part 3 : Chronicle of the Abbey Gladbach : Contribution to the ancient geography, Right- Ago- History and culture, Cologne: Heberle 1856 (Digitized version of HHUD)
  • Flag, Anton: The dynasts, Barons and current counts of Bocholtz Part 4 : The Aufschwörungen, Grab- and monuments of the family of Bocholtz, , together with the labels of the top knights and Aufschwörungen quarter of Gelderland, a historical introduction and a statement attributed to the ancient pedigrees present forms, Cologne: Heberle 1857 (Digitized version of HHUD)

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