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Last name: Mertens

Dossier: 746164
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Language of the text: Italiano
Nobility: Nobili - Nobili S.R.I. - Cavalieri - Baroni
Nobles in:Germania - Austria
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Mertens


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Nobility crown MertensAntica ed assai nobile famiglia tedesca, secondo alcuni autori di remota origine olandese, secondo altri belga, di chiara ed avita virtù, propagatasi, nel corso dei secoli, in diverse regioni europee, godendo ovunque prestigio e nobiltà. Secondo quanto ci viene tramandato, tal casato appartenne alla nobiltà "Briefadel" (lett. "lettera di nobiltà"), ovvero titoli creati dal monarca con lettere patenti, una moda che, influenzata dalla prassi francese, è stata introdotta in Germania sotto l'imperatore Carlo IV (r. 1346–1378). La chiara nobiltà della stessa è inoltre confermata dalla sua presenza in fondamentali opere araldiche quali: "Armorial Général" dell'araldista e genealogista Johannes Rietstap (1828 – 1891) e "Johann Siebmachers allgemeines großes und vollständiges Wappenbuch" dell'araldista Johann Ambrosius Siebmacher (1561 – 1611). Un cospicuo ramo del casato ha poi posto dimora in territorio austriaco ed ivi, in data 15 dicembre 1773, ha ricevuto il titolo di nobile del S.R.I., in persona del dottore in medicina ...
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Blazon Mertens

Coat of arms of family Mertens

1. Coat of arms of family Mertens
Language of the text: English

Azure, a griffin proper between four stars argent (2,2), the griffin charged with a castel of three towers gules on an inescutcheon argent. Torse: gules and azure. Crest: the griffin issant. Lambrequin: dexter or and azure, sinister argent and gules.

Coat of arms of family Mertens in Germany. Source: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome II L-Z".

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Coat of arms of family Mertens

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

Azure, a bend argent bronchant on a griffin or. Helmets crowned. Crests: 1° three ostrich feathers or,azure and or. Lambrequin: or and azure. 2° the griffin issant. Lambrequin: or and azure. 3: A tower gules. Lambrequin: argent and gules. Supports: two two men at arms.

Coat of arms of family Mertens in Austria (Nobles of Holy Empire, 15 dec. 1773; Barons, 8 Aug 1849; Knights in Bohemia, 1778). Source: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap".

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Coat of arms of family Mertens

3. Coat of arms of family Mertens
Language of the text: Italiano

Partito d'argento (o d'oro) e d'azzurro, ad una torre di colore brunastro, aperta di tre finestre poste in fascia ed una porta a volta, la detta torre attraversante sul partito. Cimiero: la torre entro un volo d'argento e d'azzurro. Svolazzi d'argento e d'azzurro.

Blasone della famiglia Mertens in Branderburgo (Nob., 5 ago 1863). Fonti bibliografiche: Siebmacher's großes und allgemeines Wappenbuch, Bd. 3 (Blühender Adel deutscher Landschaften unter preußischer Vorherrschaft), 2. Abt., Bd. 2: Der blühende Adel des Königreichs Preußen: Edelleute. Nachträge und Verbesserungen, Nürnberg 1906, 134; "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome II L-Z".

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Coat of arms of family Mertens

4. Coat of arms of family Mertens
Language of the text: Italiano

D'azzurro, un grifone al naturale accostato da quattro stelle d'argento poste nei cantoni, il grifone caricato di uno scudetto d'argento al castello di tre torri di rosso. Cimiero: il grifone uscente. Svolazzi: a destra oro e azzurro, a sinistra argento e rosso.

Blasone della famiglia Mertens in Germania. Fonte bibliografica: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome II L-Z".

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Coat of arms of family Mertens

5. Coat of arms of family Mertens
Language of the text: Italiano

D'azzurro, ad una banda d'argento attraversante su un grifone d'oro. Elmi coronati. Cimieri: 1° tre piume di struzzo oro, azzurroe oro; svolazzi d'oro e d'azzurro; 2° il grifone uscente; svolazzi d'oro e d'azzurro; 3° una torre di rosso; svolazzi d'argento e di rosso. Supporti due uomini d'arme.

Blasone della famiglia Mertens in Austria (Nobili S.R.I., 15 dic. 1773; Baroni, 8 Ago 1849; Cavalieri in Boemia, 1778). Fonte: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome II L-Z".

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