Kamenický of Kamenice

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Kamenický of Kamenice
Kameničtí z Kamenice, sg. Kamenický

Kameniczky von Kamenicz
Kamenicky Coat of Arms.png
Kamenický family's coat of arms according to Král von Dobrá Voda.
CountryCzech Republic
EtymologyKamenice
Place of originMargraviate of Moravia
Founded15th century

Kamenicky [ˈkamɛɲiːt͡ski] (Kameničtí z Kamenice, sg. Kamenický in Czech; German: Kameniczky von Kamenicz [1]) is a Czech noble family (uradel) originating from the Margraviate of Moravia.[1] The family has been known since the 15th century.[2] The name derives from the family's ancestral seat Kamenice in Moravia.[3] Original seal from the year 1571 depicting the coat of arms is deposited in the Franzens museum (Moravské zemské muzeum) in Brno.[1] The coat of arms featuring a sloping wine tendril with two leaves and a bunch of grapes.[4] One family branch got a majesty letter 1587 from the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II confirming the knighthood. In addition Kamenicky family is mentioned in the genealogist Bartholomeus Paprocký's work Diadochos published in Prague 1602.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Edlen von Kadich, Heinrich (1899). Der Mährische Adel (PDF). Nürnberg: Bauer und Raspe.
  • von Meraviglia-Crivelli, Rudolf Johann (1886). Der Böhmischer Adel (PDF). Nürnberg: Bauer und Raspe.
  • Král von Dobrá Voda, Adalbert (1901). Heraldika, Souhrn pravidel a predpisuv znakovych. Praha-Karlin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Siebmachers: Der Mährische Adel 1899, p. 54.
  2. ^ Siebmachers: Der Böhmischer Adel 1886, p. 283.
  3. ^ Gregor Wolny: Die Markgrafschaft Mähren topographisch, statistisch und historisch geschildert 1835, p. 294.
  4. ^ Král von Dobrá Voda: Heraldika, Souhrn pravidel a predpisuv znakovych 1901, p. 120.
  5. ^ Král von Dobrá Voda: Der adel von Böhmen, Mähren und Schlesien 1904, p. 108.