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Last Name: Glenisson

Dossier: 882730
Nobility: Nobles - Counts
Nobles in: Belgium - France
Heraldic and genealogical preview of family: in: English

Heraldic and genealogical preview of family: Glenisson

Nobility crown GlenissonAncient and noble family from Antwerp, a Flemish city in Belgium, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. The Glenisson have been ascribed to the nobility in Turnhout; nobility confirmed by granting of nobility November 5, 1924. According to what has been handed down to us, they had also the title of count by the Papal States. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal and ecclesiastical professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Jean-Charles, knight, flourishing in Turnhout, in 1502; Pierre, doctor of law, flourishing in Turnhout, in 1527; Louis, landowner in Antwerp, flourishing in 1569; Gilbert Pierre, captain of arms, flourishing in Antwerp, in 1610; Jacques, apostolic commissioner in France, flourishing in 1637; Charles, doctor of law, ...

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Coat of Arms of family: Glenisson

Coat of Arms of family Glenisson

1 Blazon of family Glenisson

Blazon of family Glenisson noble in Turnhout; source: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap" official on line edition www.euraldic.com.

Sable, a cross pattée or cantoned by twelve bees arriere of the same per pale. Helmet without crown. Crest: a bee arriere or within a pair of wings conjoined quarterly or and sable. Motto: NON PERMUTARE SED MELIORARE.

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(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
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