The Spencer family is one of Britain's preeminent aristocratic families. Over time, several family members were made knights, baronets and peers. Hereditary titles held by the Spencers include the dukedom of Marlborough (since 1733), and the earldoms of Sunderland (since 1643), Spencer (since 1765) and the Churchill viscountship (since 1902). Two prominent members of the family were Sir Winston Churchill (1874–1965) and Diana, Princess of Wales (1961–1997).
The coat-of-arms of Nitra is among a group of seals from counties whose “hereditary” counts were bishops, and therefore are dominated by a hagiographic theme. The current Coat-of-arms refers to one of several medieval legends surrounding St. Ladislaus, who was King of Hungary in 1077-1095. In this legend, he rescues a princess from the pagan Cumans, a local version of the story of St. George, the patron saint of knights, who saves a princess from a dragon, the embodiment of the devil and…
WALTER FITZ ALAN 1106-1177 was the 1st hereditary High Steward of Scotland and described as "a Norman by culture and by blood a Breton". He was the third son of a Breton knight, ALAN FITZ FLAAD, feudal lord of Oswestry, by his spouse AVELINE, daughter of Ernoulf de Hesdin. 24th G GRANDFATHER
Manderston: Sir James Miller, 2nd Baronet. A Baronet is essentially an hereditary knight. The Miller fortune was made by James's father, who sold herring to the Russians. He also served as ambassador, so he was hardly uncouth. James married an aristocrat after he inherited Manderston, and transformed the house to conform with her lifestyle. Tragically, he died soon after the house was complete. JC
Gordon Kraft's Land Claim NORTH AMERICA incl Minerals. My birthplace, and birthdate plus Kraft Family Tree equal Hereditary Knight Commander of the Knights Templar, I hereby claim all rights, titles, lands and minerals of North America. As the grandchild of Charlemagne that would add Europe. Plus Emperor China. Game, Set, Match. Checkmate!
The personal Coat of Arms of Rt. Hon Bishop Count David J. Gagnon, a Hereditary Knight Templar, the Grand Cross Knight of the Temple of Solomon. One of the original orders of the Knights Templar of 1118AD.