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Last Name: Matthesius

Dossier: 778246
Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles - Baronet
Nobles in: Germany - Italy


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Nobility crown MatthesiusAncient and noble German family from Nuremberg, of clear and ancestral virtue, known as Matthes, Matthesius or Matthews, 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 House, 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: Heinrich, landowner in Bavaria, flourishing in 1509; Karl, jurist, flourishing in Nuremberg in 1515; Friedrich, captain of arms, flourishing in Nuremberg ...
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Coat of arms of family Matthesius

1 Coat of arms of family Matthesius

Matthesius or Matthes from Nuremberg. Sources: "Archivio Storico" of Heraldrys Institute of Rome; "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome II L-Z" page 174.

Vert, two triangles voided and interlaced in a star shape, gules. Helmet crowned. Crest: the triangles of the shield. Lambrequins: gules and vert.

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Coat of arms of family Matthesius

2 Coat of arms of family Matthesius

Matthesius from Germany; reconstruction based on heraldic conjecture by Heraldrys Institute of Rome.

Sable, a phoenix contournè or looking a sun in splendour on the sinister chief point.

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Coat of arms of family Matthews

3 Coat of arms of family Matthews

Matthews from Florence. Source: "Raccolta Ceramelli Papiani" kept in "Archivio di stato di Firenze", file n. 5979. The area external to the first inescutcheon is not blazoned but the illustration in the archive includes it.

Argent, a crescent azure surmounted by a star of eight points set in the dexter point of the chief, a fleur-de-lys gules set in the sinister point of the chief; over all an inescutcheon gironny of 8 gules and sable, a lion or, within a bordure azure, eight squares gules charged with a cross patty or; over all an inescutcheon argent with a franc-quartier sable.

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