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George Henry III van der Merwede


Registration number 20051229F


This certifies that the heraldic arms of George Henry III van der Merwede which were borne by his 19th great-grandfather Daniel III van der Merwede (1180-1252) are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Gules, a fess Argent between fifteen bezants, five and four in chief, three, two and one in base.
Crest: Three ostrich plumes Argent issuant from a coronet with three fleurons and two pearls.


Registrations

Centraal Bureau voor Genealogie, den Haag, Nederland

Historical Note

Original arms were "Gules a fess Argent." The bezants were added for merit of services to Baldwin of Flanders in the fourth Crusade. Historical arms have supporters blazoned as "Two griffon Or."

Ancestors who bore these arms

  • Armiger's father: George Henry II van der Merwede (1923-1993) New Jersey
  • Grandfather: George Henry van der Merwede (1897-1973) NYC
  • 1st GGrandfather: Arthur Frederik van der Merwede (1868-1941) NYC
  • 2nd GGrandfather: Emanuel van der Merwede (1832-1894) Laren, Gelder
  • 3rd GGrandfather: Johan Frederik van der Merwede (1785-1847) Kampen
  • 4th GGrandfather: Philip Everhard van der Merwede (1752-1808) Leeuwarden
  • 5th GGrandfather: Jan Fredrik van der Merwede (1714-1779) Deventer
  • 6th GGrandfather: Jan Willem van der Merwede (1680-1720) Kampen
  • 7th GGrandfather: Adriaan Willem van der Merwede (1655-1740) Zwolle
  • 8th GGrandfather: Jan van der Merwede (1622-1663) Heusden
  • 9th GGrandfather: Adriaan van der Merwede (1572-1625) Heusden
  • 10th GGrandfather: Dirck van der Merwede (1540-1584) Meeuwen
  • 11th GGrandfather: Jan van der Merwede (1488-1580) Meeuwen
  • 12th GGrandfather: Daniel van der Merwede (1432-1512) Meeuwen
  • 13th GGrandfather: Diederik van der Merwede (1383-1452) Eethen
  • 14th GGrandfather: Claes van der Merwede (1336-1392) Dordtrecht
  • 15th GGrandfather: Jan van der Merwede (1300-1345) Dordtrecht
  • 16th GGrandfather: Claes van der Merwede (1275-1331) Dordtrecht
  • 17th GGrandfather: Jan van der Merwede (1250-1298) Dordtrecht
  • 18th GGrandfather: Godschalk van der Merwede (1220-1258) Dordtrecht
  • 19th GGrandfather: Daniel III van der Merwede (1180-1252) Dordtrecht


References

Armorial de Gelre, by Claes Heynes
Rietstap's Armorial General, by JB Rietstap
Archives of Netherlands "Hoge Raad van Adel" (High Council of Nobility)

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