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Last Name: Federwisch

Dossier: 882627
Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles
Nobles in: Germania


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Nobility crown FederwischAncient German family, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. The first references to this family appear in the thirteenth century, with a Embricho, appearing as a landowner in Hayn. According to tradition, 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: Diether, physician, flourishing in Heilbronn, in 1304; Ludeke, cavalry commander in Basel, flourishing in 1513; ...
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Coat of arms of family Federwish

1 Coat of arms of family Federwish

Source: “Archivio Storico” of Heraldrys Institute of Rome.

Gules, to hin-bones in saltire, proper, between to stars of six points proper, one in chief and one in base. Crest: two horns gules and argent.

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