Beelaerts van Blokland

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Beelaerts van Blokland
noble & patrician family
Coat of arms
Country Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Founder Zegher Lycop
Ethnicity Dutch

Beelaerts van Blokland is an old Dutch patrician family.

History[edit]

The family came originally from the Dutch town Oirschot. The oldest recorded member is a one Zeger Lycop who lived in the 14th century. His grandson Henric was the first to carry the name Beelaerts. The family belongs to the Dutch nobility since 1815 with the honorific of jonkheer.

Famous members[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Nederland's Patriciaat 58 (1972), pp. 15-39.
  • Nederland's Adelsboek 79 (1988), pp. 289-329.

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