Ancient and noble German family, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. The earliest records about this House are found in the fifteenth century, with a Hans, flourishing in Rottenburg. 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. As reported in the most important European heraldic texts, the family is divided into three main branches. One is present since 1622 in Ingolstadt, from where a Hans went to Nuremberg, giving rise to the second branch. A third branch is present since ancient times in Bayern and its members received also ...
Quarterly; 1° and 4° gules, a lance per bend or, banner argent; 2° and 3° azure, a garb or. Crest: a garb or between two lances of the same, banners argent. Helmet crowned. Lambrequin: dexter argent and gules, sinister or and azure.
Coat of arms of family Seifried in Bayern (Knights 4 sept. 1789). Sources: "Siebmacher's großes und allgemeines Wappenbuch, Bd. 2 (Blühender Adel deutscher Landschaften), 1. Abt.: Der Adel des Königreichs Bayern, Nürnberg 1856, 114"; "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap".
Gules, two arrows in saltire,vert, barbed and feathered argent, issuing from two clouds, proper, on a triple mount in base, vert.
Coat of arms of family Seifried in Nuremberg. Source: "Siebmacher's großes und allgemeines Wappenbuch, Bd. 5 (Bürgerliche Geschlechter Deutschlands und der Schweiz), 7. Abt.:
Achtzehnhunderteinundsiebenzig bürgerliche Wappen, Nürnberg 1906, 37.".
Argent, a men in armour, azure, holding with the dexter a bouclier. Crest: The man in armour holding with the dexter a bird. Lambrequin: argent and azure.
Coat of arms of family Seifried in Ingolstadt. Source: "Siebmacher's großes und allgemeines Wappenbuch, Bd. 5 (Bürgerliche Geschlechter Deutschlands und der Schweiz), 3. Abt.:
Zweitausend bürgerliche Wappen, Nürnberg 1888, 69".
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