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Last Name: Marchewitz

Dossier: 733392
Nobility: Nobles
Nobles in: Deutschland
Variations: Markvic,Markuwicz,Markewitz,Markvich
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Heraldic and genealogical preview of family: Marchewitz

Variations: Markvic,Markuwicz,Markewitz,Markvich
Nobility crown MarchewitzAncient and Noble German family, originally from the Land of Saxony, of clear and ancestral virtue, 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. 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: Böhm, rector of the University of Breslau; Valerius, jurist in Halle, flourishing in 1488; Gut, landowner in Saxony, flourishing in 1514; Ludwig, doctor ...

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Coat of Arms of family: Marchewitz

Coat of Arms of family Marchewitz

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