Türje (genus)

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Genus (gens) Türje
Country Kingdom of Hungary
Founded 13th century
Cadet branches Szentgirót branch

Türje (Tyürje or Türgye) was the name of a gens (Latin for "clan"; nemzetség in Hungarian) in the Kingdom of Hungary. The Szentgróti (Szentgiróti), Orbonay and Zalabéry families belong to this genus.

The village of Türje was first mentioned in 1234. The monastery of the premontre monks was founded at the beginning of the 13th century. In this time, the namesake kindred was the landowner of the village and the neighboring villages, including Zalaszentgrót too.

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  • János Karácsonyi: A magyar nemzetségek a XIV. század közepéig. Budapest: Magyar Tudományos Akadémia. 1900–1901.