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Stéphane Koch Besinaiz

Registration number 20061207I

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Stéphane Koch Besinaiz which were borne by his 2nd great grandfather Marcial Besinaiz (1893-1973) are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Azure, three bezants two and one, each charged with three ermine spots Azure one and two, on a chief Argent a lion passant Azure, armed and langued Gules.
Crest: A lymphad under full sail proper, 3 flags Azure.
Mottoes: (1) Pugna Mereque Cum Honestate, (2) Pour Dieu, Roi, et La Famille


1978 Brazilian Heraldic/Genealogical Society Registration #5505
2003 American College of Heraldry #2404
2006 Le Conseil Français d'Héraldique #2006/744 with supporters
2006 Burke's Peerage & Gentry International Register of Arms #0061

Design rationale

The armorial bearings represent direct ancestral affiliation with the arms of Jean Bezines, granted in 1556 (Dictionnaire de la Noblesse Consulaire de Lyon) in Lyon France and depicts the armigers ancestral family background of his paternal line stemming from Lyon and shows his direct relations to the Bezines family of France.

Ancestors who bore these arms

Father: Stephen Michael Besinaiz
Grandfather: Marcial C. Besinaiz (1947- ) USA
1st GGrandfather: Joe M. Besinaiz (1918-1987) USA
2nd GGrandfather: Marcial Besinaiz (1893-1973) France

Registered by

Stephen Michael Besinaiz


Personal, Ancestral, US, B

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