Language of the text: English Nobility: Nobles - Lords Nobles in: France - Germany - Danemark Variations Last Name: Peperlow,Pepper
Heraldic and genealogical preview of family :
Ancient and Noble family from Brittany, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries, with several branches in Germany and Danemark. 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: Riall, knight, flourishing in 1210; Alain Bourigan who married Alix de la Lande, lady of honour of Marie de Bretagne; Jean, lord of Orvault; Alain, lord of Boisorcant. The family can also boast: four knights of the Order, from 1570 to 1611; a captain of 50 men-at-arms in 1598; a gentleman of the chamber in 1605; a page of the King in 1718. The branch established in Denmark changed its surname in Peperlow. The family was declared noble of Denmark on 11 ...
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1 Coat of arms of family Pepper
Blazon of family Peperlow also known as Pepper or Peper. Sources: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome II L-Z" page 409; "Archivio Storico" of Heraldrys Institute of Rome.
Quarterly, 1. party per pale argent and azure, a lion counterchanged holding a sword azure; 2. and 3. party per fesse argent on a wall embattled gules masoned sable; 4. party per pale azure and argent, a lion counterchanged holding a sword argent. Over all or, a pepper plant proper. Helmet crowned. Crest: two halberds with three flags, a. and c. argent with a cross gules, b. sable with a cross gules.
2 Coat of arms of family Peper
Blazon of family Peper. Source: "Archivio Storico" of Heraldrys Institute of Rome.
Or, a man dressed gules and sable holding with the dexter hand a helmet proper. Crest: a lion proper holding a helmet of the same.
Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
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