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Last Name: Bold

Dossier: 722078
Nobility: Nobles
Nobles in: Germany - Italy
Heraldic and genealogical preview of family: in: English

Heraldic and genealogical preview of family: Bold

Nobility crown BoldAncient German family, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what has beeb 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. Moreover, 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. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Otto, landowner in Innichen, flourishing in 1475; Hieronimus, doctor in both laws, flourishing in Wolgast, in 1520; Michael, cavalry commander, flourishing in 1543; Hans, jurist, flourishing in Wolgast, in 1574; Wolfgang, ...

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Coat of Arms of family: Bold

Coat of Arms of family Bold

1 Blazon of family Bold

Boldu or Bold; sources: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" volume III, compiled by Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edited by "La direzione del giornale araldico", Pisa 1888; "Archivio Storico" of Heraldrys Institute of Rome; "Famiglie venete con le loro armi" preserved at the "Biblioteca Estense Universitaria di Modena".

Party per bend azure and argent; in the first a dove bendwise proper membered and beaked gules.

Coat of Arms of family Bold

2 Blazon of family Bold

Source: "Archivio Storico" of Heraldrys Institute of Rome.

Party per bend argent and sable; in the first a lion bendwise passant gardant, sable. Crest: a wing with the arms of the shield.

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