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Last name: Achtmann

Dossier: 755500
Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles - Knights
Nobles in:Deutschland
Variations Last name: Achtschilling,Achtmark,Achtmarck

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Variations Last name: Achtschilling,Achtmark,Achtmarck

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Nobility crown AchtmannAncient and noble German family, of clear and ancestral virtue, known as Achtmann, Achtmark or Achtschilling, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what has been handed down, this family, as a reward for valuable services rendered to Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, was admitted to the "Briefadel" (lit. "letter of nobility"), the so-called new nobility as opposed to "Uradel", a term coined only in modern times, in reference to noble families whose ancestral lineage can be traced back to before the Middle Ages. The first family member we know of is a Conrat Achtmann, nobleman, flourishing in 1416. In fact this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal professions and in the military service. From our archives: Hans, landowner in Baden-Württemberg, flourishing in 1452; Jörg, knight, flourishing in Reutlingen, in 1510; Johann ...
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Blazon Achtmann
Variations Last name: Achtschilling,Achtmark,Achtmarck

Coat of arms of family Achtmark

1° Coat of arms of family Achtmark
Language of the text: English

Quarterly, 1° and 4° sable, a griffin or; 2° and 3° party per pale; a. gules, a bend argent ornate with three peacock feathers proper; b. sable, a bend or ornate with three peacock feathers proper. Lambrequin: dexter or and sable, sinister argent and gules.

Coat od arms of family Achtmark, Achtschilling ou Achtmann ennobled in Germany; source of the blazon: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome I A-K" page 6.

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