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Historic Genealogical Report from the Lords of Schaffgotsch

A very special jewel is this picture currently being browsed the internet works. It is handwritten and 331 Pages long. To the smallest detail is the Schaffgotsch described since its first appearance in history. First mentioned 1174 Hugo dictus Scof in Franconia. 1360 Gotsche Schoff is invested with the castle Kynast. After they had acquired the dominion Trachenberg, was the cousin of Adam Schaffgotsch as Barons Trachtenberg 1592 elevated to the peerage. 1627 Emperor Ferdinand II gave. the family the title Semper Free (Ritterbürtige) with[...]