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Albert Michael van der Merwede


Registration number 20060629H


This certifies that the heraldic arms of Albert Michael van der Merwede which were borne by his 18th great-grandfather Daniel Danielzn 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 ostridge plumes Gules, Argent, Gules issuant from a ducal coronet.


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

Father: John William van der Merwede (1914-1988) Brooklyn, New York
Grandfather: Arthur Frederik van der Merwede (1868-1941) New York, New York
1st GGrandfather: Emanuel baron van der Merwede (1832-1894) Laren, Netherlands
2nd GGrandfather: Johan Frederik baron van der Merwede (1785-1847) Kampen, Netherlands
3rd GGrandfather: Philip Everhardus baron van der Merwede (1752-1808) Leeuwarden
4th GGrandfather: Jan Frederik baron van der Merwede (1714-1779) Deventer
5th GGrandfather: Jan Willem baron van der Merwede (1680-1720) Kampen
6th GGrandfather: Adriaan Willem baron van der Merwede (1655-1740) Zwolle
7th GGrandfather: Jan van der Merwede (1622-1663) Heusden
8th GGrandfather: Adriaan van der Merwede (1572-1625) Heusden
9th GGrandfather: Dirck van der Merwede (1540-1584) Meeuwen
10th GGrandfather: Jan van der Merwede (1488-1580) Meeuwen
11th GGrandfather: Daniel van der Merwede (1432-1512) Meeuwen
12th GGrandfather: Diederik van der Merwede (1383-1452) Eethen
13th GGrandfather: Nicolaas Janzn van der Merwede (1336-1392) Dordrecht
14th GGrandfather: Jan Claeszn van der Merwede (1300-1345) Dordrecht
15th GGrandfather: Claes Janzn van der Merwede (1275-?) Dordrecht
16th GGrandfather: Jan Godschalkzn van der Merwede (1250-?) Dordrecht
17th GGrandfather: Godschalk Danielzn van der Merwede (1220-1272) Dordrecht
18th GGrandfather: Daniel Danielzn van der Merwede (1180-1252) Dordrecht

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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