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Origin, Meaning, Family History and Konigstein Coat of Arms and Family Crest

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Blazons & Genealogy Notes

1) Suisse Taillé au 1 de sable à la bande d’argent au 2 d’or plein Cimier un mitre épiscopal de gueules ch sur le devant d’une étoile d’or et sommé de deux panaches de plumes de coq de sable. English: Per bend sinister 1st sable a bend argent 2nd or (plain) Crest: an episcopal mitre gules charged with on the front an etoile or and surmounted by two plumes of cockerel feathers sable.
2) (Comtes) – Hesse D’or au lion de sable armé et lampassé de gueules Cimier un chapeau de tournoi de gueules retroussé d’hermine sommé d’une queue de paon (V Eppstein-). English: Or a lion sable armed and langued gules Crest: a cap of maintenance (see Parkers Dictionary) gules brim ermine surmounted by a peacock’s tail (for Eppstein).

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References

  • 1 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Sable
  • 2 Boutell’s Heraldry, J.P. Brooke-Little, Warne, (revised Edition) London 1970, P 26
  • 3 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P35
  • 4 The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P35
  • 5 Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P53
  • 6 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P76-77
  • 7 A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P233
  • 8 A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1847, P164
  • 9 Boutell’s Heraldry, J.P. Brooke-Little, Warne, (revised Edition) London 1970, P 64
  • 10 Understanding Signs & Symbols – Heraldry, S. Oliver & G. Croton, Quantum, London, 2013, P136-141