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Last Name: Windaus

Dossier: 753273
Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles
Nobles in: Deutschland


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Nobility crown WindausAncient and noble German family, with main residence in the Land of Baden-Württemberg, 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. Besides, 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: Adolf, landowner in Baden-Württemberg, flourishing in 1509; Gerard, captain of arms, flourishing in 1526; Friedrich, doctor in both laws, flourishing in ...
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Coat of arms of family Windhaus

1 Coat of arms of family Windhaus

Source: Archive of Heraldrys Institute of Rome.

Azure, two lions affrontant proper, holding a crown or. Crest: a lion proper holding a crown or between two elephant's trunks reflexed endorsed or and azure.

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