Heraldry

The Herald Otto Titan von Hefner and his works

Hefner

Otto Titan von Hefner was in 1827 Born in Munich and was, Like his father, historian. In particular, as he made his name heraldist. To his major work includes the four volumes of the Stud Book thriving aristocracy in Germany. It appeared from 1860.



Seal of medieval Poland, Lithuania, Silesia, Pomerania and Prussia

Siegel-Polen

A contribution to the promotion of diplomatic, genealogical, numismatic and art-historical studies of Slavic originally part of the Prussian monarchy, with historical notes and a detailed description of each seal. The work begins with the seal of Duke Leszek the Wise, which 1194 upon the death of his father, Kazimierz the righteous even in childhood was. In this book we find the descriptions and seal of Duke Conrad of Mazovia, König Przemyslaw II., the Queen of Poland Richeza. She was the daughter of Count Palatine of the Rhine's Ezo (+ 1035) and Mechthild[...]



Seal of the Middle Ages from the archives of the city of Lübeck

Siegel

Issue 1, 1856: Holstein and Lauenburg city seal issue 2, 1857: Mecklenburg towns of medieval seal issue 3, 1859: Holstein and Lauenburg city seal, Seal of noble families booklet 4, 1860: Mecklenburg towns Seal, Seal of noble families booklet 5, 1862: Holstein and Lauenburg Siegel, Seal of noble families booklet 6, 1864: Holstein and Lauenburg Siegel, Seal of noble families booklet 7.1 1865: Holstein and Lauenburg Siegel, Seal of noble families booklet 7.2, 1865: Siegel Lübeck citizens of the Middle Ages booklet 8, 1870: Seal of the Holstein-Schauenburg Counts from the Middle Ages booklet 9, 1871: Seal the Holstein Schauenburger[...]



Polish Heraldry (Polish Coat of Arms)

Slepowron

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)



Armorial of the Austrian monarchy

tyroff

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)