House of Rzewuski

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Coat of arms of the Rzewuski family
Wacław Rzewuski
Michał Józef Rzewuski
Franciszek Michał Rzewuski
Stanisław Ferdynand Rzewuski

Rzewuski family (Polish: Rzewuscy) was an important Polish nobility family (magnates) in the 17th century during the era of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

History[edit]

The family originated from the village Bejdy near the town of Łosice in the Podlasie region. They used the Krzywda coat of arms. Members of the family held several notable positions in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, most notably, that of a hetman (thrice).



Coat of Arms[edit]

The Rzewuski family used the Krzywda Coat of Arms and their motto was "Qua via Virtutis".

Notable representatives[edit]

Palaces[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dworzaczek Włodzimierz, Genealogia, Warszawa 1959
  • Lenczewski Tomasz, Genealogie rodów utytułowanych w Polsce, t. I, Warszawa 1995-1996

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