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Chelishchev family

The surname may come from the Turkic Kazan–Tatar nickname Chalysh, which means "oblique". In the 16th and 17th centuries, many of the Chelishchev nobles clearly had Turkic nicknames, which may indicate an eastern origin. The knowledge of the Turk ...

House of Dolgorukov

The House of Dolgorukov is a princely Russian family of Rurikid stock. They are a cadet branch of the Obolenskiy family and as such claiming patrilineal descent from Mikhail of Chernigov. The founder of the branch of the Dolgorukov Obolensky-Prin ...

Peter Petrovich Dolgorukov

Peter Petrovich Dolgorukov may refer to: Peter Petrovich Dolgorukov 1744-1815, Russian officer and nobleman. Peter Petrovich Dolgorukov 1777-1806, Russian officer and nobleman, son of the above.

Gantimur

Gantimur was the ancestor of Russian princely Gantimurov family. Details of his early life is unknown, but we know that in 1655 he participated with the army of Qin besieged the Russian fortress Kumarsk. In 1667 Gantimur, together with his family ...

Lopukhin family

The Lopukhin family was a noble family of the Russian Empire, forming one of the branches of the Sorokoumova-Glebov family. Eudoxia Lopukhina married Peter the Great. When Pyotr Lopukhins son died childless, the familys princely title passed to N ...

Naryshkin family

The Naryshkin family was a noble Moscow boyar family of Crimean Tatar descent, going back to a certain Mordko Kurbat Naryshko, a Crimean Tatar, who moved to Moscow in the 15th century. It became allied to the ruling house in 1671 when the great b ...

Poltoratsky family

The Poltoratsky family was a Russian noble family, descended from the Cossack Mark Fedorovich Poltoratsky, who during the reign of Catherine the Great, was in charge of the Court Singing Chapel. The Poltoratsky coat of arms shows a harp as a sign ...

Tereshchenko churches

The funds donated by Tereshchenko family helped to build, restore churches like: Cathedral of the Three Anastasias, Pokrovskaya church on Solomenka, Kiev, St. Nicholas Cathedral in the Pokrovsky monastery, St Volodymyrs Cathedral, Russian Orthodo ...

Peter Volkonsky

Peter M. Volkonsky was born in 1861 in St. Petersburg. His father was Prince Michael S. Volkonsky, his mother the Serene Princess Elizabeth G. Volkonskaia 1838–1897. He married Princess Catherine Shahovskaya, daughter of the General of Infantry P ...

House of Alba

The House of Alba de Tormes, commonly known as the House of Alba, is a prominent Spanish aristocratic family that descended from 12th-century nobility of post-conquest Toledo. Their claim to Alba de Tormes dates from 1429, when Gutierre Alvarez d ...

House of Aragon

The House of Aragon is the name given to several royal houses that ruled the County, the Kingdom or the Crown of Aragon. Some historians use the term for the house that started with Ramiro I, a member of the Jimenez dynasty, which established the ...

Castilian House of Burgundy

The Castilian House of Burgundy is a cadet brach of the House of Ivrea descended from Raymond of Burgundy. Raymond married Urraca of the House of Jimenez. Two years after his death, Urraca succeeded her father and became queen of Castille and Leo ...

Oxenstierna

Oxenstierna is an ancient Swedish noble family, originally from Småland in southern Sweden, and can be traced up to the middle of the 14th century. The Oxenstierna family held vast estates in Sodermanland and Uppland during the late middle ages a ...

Erlacherhof

The Erlacherhof is a town mansion on the Junkerngasse No. 47 in the Old City of Bern, Switzerland, only a few steps away from the Beatrice-von-Wattenwyl-Haus. In Erlacherhof is the most representative mansion of the patrician city in Bern. This i ...

Viscount Boyle of Kinalmeaky

Viscount Boyle of Kinalmeaky, in the County of Cork, is a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1628 for the eight-year-old the Hon. Lewis Boyle, second son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork, with remainder, in default of male issue ...

Baron Brassey of Apethorpe

Baron Brassey of Apethorpe, of Apethorpe in the County of Northampton, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1938 for Sir Henry Brassey, 1st Baronet, who had previously represented Northamptonshire Northern and Peterb ...

Baron Rathcavan

Baron Rathcavan, of The Braid in the County of Antrim, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1953 for the Unionist politician Sir Hugh ONeill, 1st Baronet. He had already been created a Baronet, of Cleggan in the Coun ...

Baron Templemore

Baron Templemore, of Templemore in the County of Donegal, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, since 1975 a subsidiary title of the Marquessate of Donegall. It was created on 10 September 1831 for Arthur Chichester, Member of Parliame ...

Baron ONeill

Baron ONeill, of Shanes Castle in the County of Antrim, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1868 for the musical composer The Reverend William ONeill. Born William Chichester, he succeeded to the estates of his cous ...

Baron Londesborough

Baron Londesborough, of Londesborough in the East Riding of the County of York, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1850 for the diplomat and Whig politician Lord Albert Denison. He was the third son of Henry Conyng ...

Beningbrough Hall

Beningbrough Hall is a large Georgian mansion near the village of Beningbrough, North Yorkshire, England, and overlooks the River Ouse. The interior is in the Baroque style, cantilevered staircases, wood carving and Central corridors which run al ...

Hervey-Bathurst baronets

The Hervey-Bathurst Baronetcy, of Lainston in the County of Southampton, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 7 December 1818 for Felton Hervey-Bathurst, with remainder, failing heirs male of his own, to the heirs ...

Baron Trevor

Baron Trevor is a title that has been created three times. It was created first in 1662 in the Peerage of Ireland along with the viscountcy of Dungannon. For information on this creation, which became extinct in 1706, see Viscount Dungannon. The ...

Titsey Place

Titsey Place is an English country house near Oxted in Surrey, England. It was successively the seat of the Gresham and Leveson-Gower families and is now preserved by a charitable trust for the nation. The house has its origins in 16th-century ho ...

Trentham, Staffordshire

Trentham is a suburb of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in North Staffordshire, England, south-west of the city centre and south of the neighbouring town of Newcastle-under-Lyme. It is separated from the main urban area by open space and by the Trent ...

Baron Manners

Baron Manners, of Foston in the County of Lincoln, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1807 for the lawyer and politician Sir Thomas Manners-Sutton. He served as Solicitor-General from 1802 to 1805 and as Lord Chanc ...

Nether Hall, Suffolk

Nether Hall is a country house situated in the village of Pakenham, Suffolk. It was one of the ancient manors of the village and seat of the Greene baronets.

Earl Russell

Earl Russell, of Kingston Russell in the County of Dorset, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 30 July 1861 for the prominent Liberal politician Lord John Russell. He was Home Secretary from 1835 to 1839, Foreign Se ...

Baron Ampthill

Baron Ampthill, of Ampthill in the County of Bedfordshire, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 11 March 1881 for the diplomat Lord Odo Russell. He was the third son of Major-General Lord George Russell, second son o ...

Marquess of Heusden

Marquess of Heusden is a high-ranking Dutch title of nobility retained by the Earl of Clancarty. 2nd Earl of Clancarty, Anglo-Irish Peer, was credited with solving border disputes in the Netherlands, Germany and Italy at the Congress of Vienna 18 ...

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