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Last name: Grotecoerdes

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Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles - Lords
Nobles in:Germany
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Grotecoerdes


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Nobility crown GrotecoerdesAncient and noble German family, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to records, the family was originally known as Grosskurth. The surname has changed over time up to the current Grotecoerdes, although the Grotecordt form was also attested for a long time. We must therefore consider of the same lineage: the pastor and member of parliament Wilhelm Großkurth (April 26, 1808 in Meineringhausen; † August 4, 1875 in Arolsen), son of the landowner Christoph Friedrich Großkurth, and his brother Ferdinand Großkurth (1802– 1877), landowner and politician. In any case, the first references to this family are very ancient. Already in the thirteenth century its presence in Mecklenburg is attested, where its members had the title of "dominus" as landowners. Subsequently, a branch of this family must necessarily have moved to Saxony. And in fact we find a conspicuous family settlement in Hornburg, a ...
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Blazon Grotecoerdes

Coat of arms of family Grotecoerdes

1. Coat of arms of family Grotecoerdes
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Azure, a chalice or surmounted by a heart gules transfixed an arrows between the letters H.G.C.

Coat of arms of dominus Henningus Grotecoerdes (1567); source: "Beschreibende darstellung der älteren Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler der Provinz Sachsen ..." by "Historischen Commission für die Provinz Sachsen und das Herzogtum Anhalt" 1902.

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Coat of arms of family Grotecoerdes

2. Coat of arms of family Grotecoerdes
Language of the text: English

Party per pale azure and or, three stars of six points counterchanged. Crest: on a man vested party per pale azure and or the stars of the shield, one in each hand and one on the chest.

Alias of the family Grotecoerdes, the blazon has been handed down for a long time and although the original source is not known, the custom of use provides its legitimacy.

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