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Ancestral Coats of Arms, Seals, Marks, and Signatures.

The following images are that of various arms, seals, signatures, and marks of, and relating to, my family genealogy.


Hans Kofoed Olufsen

(c.1625-1694)

Chevron over a pike's jawbone

(En sparre over geddekæft)

Hans Kofoed

(c.1550-1623)

A blue chevron on a red field

(En blåt sparre i rødt)

Hans Kofoed

(c.1550-1623)

Seal from 1608

Markvard Kofod, of Holstein

Seal from 1370 & 1378

A cow-foot (Et koben)


Peder Kofoed

(c.1541-c.1580)

Estate-Mark of 1569

Peder Kofoed

(1548-1616)

Mark of 1608

“Peder Koffoedt - Egen hændt” (Peder Kofoed - Own hand)

Signature of Peder Kofoed (1548-1616)

“af Bagisgaard” from 1608

1575-1616: Kofoedgård, 23 Slg. Østermarie

1606-1616: Baggegård, freeman's farm in Klemensker


Poul Kofoed Madsen

(c.1630-1685)

Seal from 1672

A cow-foot (Et koben)

Jens Kofoed

(c.1543-1625)

Judge (Landsdommer)

“Jens Pedersen – hænd”

Jens Kofoed Pedersen (1628-1691)


Hans Berildsen,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1551-1562

An oak-branch with an acorn

(En egegren med et agern)

Laurids Pedersen,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1537-1545

A white pike's jawbone on red

(En hvidt geddekæft i rødt)

Peder Hansen Uf (c.1536-1596) & Mette Hansdatter

Inverse red chevron on white (Omvendt rødt sparre i hvidt)

A white lobsterclaw on red (En hvidt hummerklo i rødt)


Peder Hansen Uf,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1574-1588

Inverse red chevron on white

(Omvendt rødt sparre i hvidt)

Christen Clausen Kiøller,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1623-1628

Rasmus Köller (-1562-1574-) of Kjøllergård, 13' Slg. Ibsker

Christen Clausen Kiøller of Skovholm, Ibsker, in 1628

Divided vertically, in the 1st field a half fleur-de-lis fastened on the partition

(Lodret delt, i 1. felt en halv lilje fast på delingen)


Peder Gagge, Lehnsgård,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1551-1560

A chevron and half mill-wheel

(Et sparre og halv kaggehjul)

Hals “af Bornholm”

A crown (En krone)

Sevid Nielsen,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1448-1469

Jens Hansen Myre,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1533-1537


Myre “of Bornholm”
Peder Myre in 1429, Hans Myre in 1518
Three (black or red) ants on white (Tre sorte eller røde myrer i hvidt)
On the helmet two white vesselhorns (På hjelmen to hvide vesselhorn)

Oluf Ottesen Uf,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1508-1522

Anders (Pedersen) Uf,

Judge (Landsdommer) between 1469-1487


Johannes Lawesen Uf,

Commander (Hovedmand) of Hammershus 1377-1407

Anders (Andersen) Galen, died 1522 in Lund.

His sister married into the Hals, and later

the Uf families of Bornholm.

Anders Galen’s

ancestral coat of arms

Five horizontal partitions


Niels Gagge (-1346-) of Skåne

A bear's head with a collar

(Et bjørnehoved med halsbånd)

Nicolaus/Niels  Uf (-1302-), of Skåne

Oluf Ottesen Uf, Judge (Landsdommer) between 1508-1522

A chevron (red on a white field?) (En sparre (rød i hvidt?))


Claus Lang (-1392-), of Turestropsø in Skåne

On a white, three green oak-leaves assembled in the shield's center

Niels Olufsen Bild (-1288-1304-), of Elkær, Vendsyssel, Jylland

Transverse partitioned white & black (or blue: Strangesen)


Jon Ranisen Rani (-1260-1267-), of Gørslev, Præstø county

1st field: a gold antler, 2nd field: 6 stripes alternating gold & blue

Putbus or Podebusk family, from Rügen island

Transverse partitioned, 1st field: in gold a half crowned black (or red) eagle on the partition, 2' field: a checkerboard of black (or blue) & gold


Peder Saxesen Vendelbo (-1279-)

A black man's head on white (Et sort morianshoved i hvidt)

                                                                

Niels Bugge (c.1300-1359), of Hald, Torup parish

On gold a halved black wild boar with white tusks & hooves


Serlin, Cernin, Cernyn, Ziarnin family: of Rügen island

On white a rearing (sometimes crowned) lion checkerboard gold & red

                         

Niels Lændi (c.1260-c.1314), of Ribe, Ribe county, Jylland

A red chevron on white (En rød sparre i hvidt)


Abraham Brodersen Baad (-1382-1410),

of Skedal, Halland province

A red ox-head on white (Et rødt oksehoved i hvidt)

Munk, also “Bjælke-Munk” or “Vinranke-Munk”, of Jylland

On blue a white girder - for some family-lines covered

with a green grapevine, or: on red a yellow girder



Contact me at: Norman Lee Madsen, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


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