Ostoja coat of arms

Ostoja coat of arms


Ostoja
Ostoja Coat of Arms
Battle cry: Hostoja, Ostoja
Details
Alternative names Hostoja, Mościc, Ostojczyk
Earliest mention Moscic 1242, Ostoja 1348
Towns Konstantynów Łódzki, Terespol, Skierbieszów
Families 239 families altogether:

Ancyperowicz (Ancyparowicz).

Baduski, Balicki, Balinski, Banczelski, Bańkowski (Bankowski), Barankiewicz, Baranowski, Bardecki, Bartkowski (Bartoszewski), Bątkowski, Bębnowski, Bęczelski, Biestrzecki, Blinowski, Błaszkowsk,i Błociszewski, Błyszczanowicz, Bociarski, Bogorajski odm., Bohatyrowicz, Bogusławski, Boguszewski, Boratynski, Bratkowski, Brodowicz, Brokowski, Broniowski, Bukowski, Bzowski.

Chełmowski, Chełmski, Chotkowski, Chodorkowski (Unichowski), Chrostecki, Chrostowski, Chrząstowski, Chudziński (Chudzyński), Chyżyński (Chyżewski), Ciechanowski, Cieśliński, Czechowicz, Czeczot, Czernikowski.

Danielewicz (Danilewicz), Darowski, Dembowski (Dębowski), Dmosicki (Dmościcki), Dobromirski, Domaracki (Domaradzki), Dubaniewski, Duczman, Duszakiewicz, Dutkowski (Dudkowski), Dworzecki (Dworecki), Dzieczyński.

Gajewicz, Gajewski, Gawłowski, Glokman, Głazowski, Głębocki, Głogiński, Głowczewski, Gniady, Godziszewski, Gołębiowski, Gorkowski, Gralewski.

Hajewski, Hełczyński, Hrebnicki, Hubnicki, Hulanicki

Iłowiecki, Jakliński, Jackowski, Jajkowski, Janiszewski, Jerzykowski, Jotejko (Joteyko), Juckiewicz.

Kaczanowski, Kałłaur, Karabczewski (Krabczyjowski, Karapczewski), Karlewicz, Karliński, Kaweczyński (Kawienczyński), Kątkowski (Kontkowski), Kiedrzyński, Kołodziejski, Komorowski (Komor), Kondradzki (Kondracki), Kończycki, Kostkowski, Kotkowski (Chotkowski), Kotnowski, Gołąbek-Kowalski, Kozak, Kozłowiecki, Koźniewski (Kożniewski), Krall, Kreza, Krępski, Krzelczycki (Krzylczycki, Mrożek), Krzelewski, Krzywiec (Okolowicz), Książnicki, Kublicki (Kublicz), Kumanowski, Kurosz.

Leski (Lenski, Łęski), Lniski odm.,Łowiecki, Lubochoński (Lubochiński), Lubochowski.

Maleczkowski, Marchowski, Marchocki, Markiewicz, Marylski, Miedzwiecki, Mietelski, Miklaszewicz, Miklaszewski, Mikorski, Mikutowicz, Mioduszewski, Modliszewski, Modrzejowski (Modzrzejewski), Mokrzecki, Mościcki.

Nagorczewski, Nagórski, Nasierowski, Nieradzki, Nyko (Nyka).

Ochocki, Olewiński (Oliwiński), Osieczkowski (Osiczkowski), Ostaniewicz, Ostaszewski, Ostarzewski odm., Ostojski, Owsiany, Oziębłowski.

Palczyński, Palecki, Pękowski (Pętkowski, Pękosławski), Piaszczyński, Piestrzecki, Pilawski, Podgorski, Podwysocki, Politański, Poniecki, Potapowicz, Potocki, Przeszmiński.

Raczko, Raczewski, Radogoski (Radogowski, Radogorski), Raduński, Rafalski, Raszewski, Redej (Rhedey), Roguski, Rokosz (Rekosz), Rozkoszewski, Rożniatowski, Rudołtowski, Rudzicki, Rumszewicz, Rylski, Rzepliński, Rzymczykowski.

Samborski, Samorok (Samorak), Sarbski, Sciborski (Ściborski) , Sędzimir, Siedlecki, Siedlikowski, Siedliski, Siemoński, Sieradzki, Skrzyszewski (Skrzyszowski), Słoński, Słupski, Słuszka, Smuszewski (Smoszewski), Solecki, Stachelski, Stachora (Stachorski, Stachurski), Stackiewicz, Starzewski (Starzeski), Starzycki, Staszewski, Stebelski, Steblecki, Stobiecki, Strzałka (Strzałkowski), Strzelecki, Suchcicki, Suchorabski, Sultzen, Sułecki, Szczoskowski, Swierczyński (Świerczyński), Szabai, Szabajkowicz, Szabay, Szmigłowski, Szyszkowski.

Targoński, Teliński, Tołkacz, Tomkiewicz, Trzebnicki, Tucznia, Tumiłowicz, Turkułł, Turznicki (Turnicki), Twerbut, Tworowski.

Ubliński, Unichowski (Chodorkowski), Ulejski (Uleski), Ustarbowski.

Wadowski, Wasilewski, Wojtkiewicz, Wolski, Woynowski, Woyszyk, Wróblewski Wyrzek, Wysocki (Korzeniewicz).

Zabierzowski, Zabokrzycki, Zaborowski, Zagórski (Zagorski, Zagurski), Zajarski (Zajerski), Zakrzewski, Zarogowski, Zdaniszewski, Złociszewski (Złoczyszewski), Złoszcz, Żelisławski.

Ostoja - is a Polish coat of arms that originally was used by the family of Ostoja from Kujavia and Greater Poland.[1] As the family expanded their territory to Pomerania, Prussia, Lesser Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania they also adopted several noble families from Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine, finally turning into a Clan of Ostoja. As different lines of the Clan formed surnames after their properties and adding the adoptions, Ostoja become a Coat of arms used by several families not necessarily blood related with each other.[2][3][4]

Contents

History

Ostoja coat of arms in Baranów Sandomierski Castle

Blazon

Original version: Coat of arms of the medieval version differed significantly from the generalized form in later times. The following reconstruction appearance comes from Josef Szymanski: Gules, between an increscent and a decrescent a cross in pale point downwards, all Or. On a helmet a dragon Sable, exhaling fire Gules, on two crescents pointing up, Or. Mantling Sable, lined Or

Later modified version replaced a cross between crescents with the sword in pale point downwards. On a crowned helmet, five ostrich feathers.

Modified Ostoja in 17th century
Ostoja of Sędzimir
Crown of Count Ostoja
Crown of Baron Ostoja
Ostoja of Duke Stibor of Stiboricz
Ostoja during early Piast
Ostoja in Amorial Gelre
Ostoja, seal from 1466
Beckov castle of Stibor's of Ostoja

Notable members of the Clan

Notable members[5][6][7][8] of the Clan of Ostoja:

Ladies of Ostoja

  • Lady Halina de Krepy (1270) - Daughter of Castellan Piotr Krepy. For the defense of Sandomierz
  • Lady Marianna Ścibor-Marchocka (1603–1652) - Author writing prose
  • Lady Elżbieta Słuszka (1619–1671) - Lady of great power in Commonwealth
  • Lady Krystyna Ścibor-Bogusławska (-1783) - Lady of regality of Wągłczew, nomination received by the King Poniatowski.
  • Lady Karolina Wojnarowska (1814–1858) born Rylski - author writing under the pseudonym Karol Nowowiejski
  • Lady Emma Ostaszewska (1831–1912) - Social activist, patriot
  • Lady Maria A. Ostaszewska (1851–1918) - Social activist, patriot
  • Lady Karola Uniechowska(1904–1955) - Voluntary, medical doctor during WWII, participated in the Battle of Monte Cassino
  • Lady Zofia Uniechowska (1909–1993) - achieved Virtuti Militari for conspiracy against Nazi government in Poland
  • Lady Zofia Rylski - master spy during WWII as "Marie Springer", her information led to localization and destruction of German Battleship Tirpitz
  • Lady Izabela Zielińska born Ostaszewska 1910 - musician, decorated with medal of Gloria Artis 2011
  • Lady Maja Ostaszewska (born 1972) - theater and film actress. Best Actress Award at the Polish Film Festival held in Gdynia in 1998

Lords and Knights of Ostoja

  • Mościc de Magni Kozmin - Voivode of Poznan 1242-1252
  • Piotr de Krepy - Castellan of Sandomierz 1270
  • Jędrzej of Ostoja - Castellan of Poznan 1343
  • Mościc de Stiboricz - Voivode of Gniewkowo 1353
  • Jakusz de Blociszewo - Voivode of Lwow 1370
  • Abel Biel de Bleszno - Burgrave of Wielun 1376, Lord of regality of Inowrocław and Krzepice. Chamberlain of Wielun
  • Stibor de Radzimin - Bishop of Plock 1390
  • Mikolaj Bydgoski - Castellan of Bydgoszcz, Hungarian Baron 1400
  • Stibor of Stiboricz (1348–1414) - Lord of Slovakia, ruler of Transylvania, Bratislava, Lord on 31 castles, one of richest and most powerful Magnates in Europe
  • Moscic de Staszow - Castellan of Poznan 1413
  • Swietosław Iłowiecki - Castellan of Karzec 1415
  • Andrzej Podczaszy - Voivode of Trencsén, Hungarian Baron
  • Stibor de minori Stiboric - Archbishop of Eger
  • Rokossius (Rokosz)Chełmski - Bishop of Kamianets-Podilskyi 1378-1398
  • Mikolaj Błociszewski - Castellan of Sanok 1403, Lord of Poznan 1417
  • Stibor de Beckov (-1434) - Lord of Slovakian Counties, Lord of Orava, Magnate, son of Stibor of Stiboricz, owner of half of western Slovakia, properties in Poland, Morawia and Germany.
  • Piotr Chełmski - Burgrave of Krakow 1418, Castellan of Połaniec 1434
  • Jan Chełmski - Castellan of Połaniec 1451
  • Piotr Gajewski of Ostoja - Castellan of Kalisz 1456
  • Piotr Franczoch de Lopuszna - Voivode of Sanok 1456
  • Mikolaj Biel de Jerzykowo - Castellan of Ostrow
  • Piotr Stibor de Poniec (-1471) - Lord of the regality of Greater Poland 1460 and of Marieburg (Malbork), Diplomat
  • Marcin Poniecki (1448–1498) - Son of Piotr Stibor, the first poets writing in polish language
  • Jan Jański de Turze - Voivode of Pomerania 1454
  • Mikołaj Szarlejski (1400–1457) - Voivode of Inowrocław, Voivode of Kujawy and Brześć Kujawski, Lord of Bydgoszcz, Supreme Commander of polish army in Prussia, Lord of Tuchola County, Brodnica County, Lord of regality in Gniewkowo.
  • Piotr de Chotkowo (Kotkowski) - Bishop of Plock 1480-1497
  • Marcorius de Magni Solec (Solecki) - Bishop of Sardyensk 1499
  • Maciej Kawęczyński (-1572) - Editor, making reforms in Lithuania
  • Mikołaj Kreza (-1574) – Rittmeister of the Crown
  • Michał Maleczkowski - Magnus procurator of Lesser Poland 1576-1577
  • Kacper Karliński (-1590) - Lord of regality of Olsztyn 1563-1587, famouse for defence of Olsztyn in 1587
  • Gabriel Słoński (1520–1598) - Architect, Burgrave of Krakowa
  • Krzysztof Słuszka - (-1619) Voivode of Livonia (Wendenski), brother of Aleksander, Voivode of Trakai
  • Salomon Rysiński (1565–1625) – Famous writer
  • Michał Sędziwój (Michael Sendivogius, Sędzimir) (1566–1636) - famous European alchemist, philosopher, medical doctor
  • Marcin Szyszkowski (1554–1630) - Bishop of Kraków, Prince of Siewierz
  • Wojciech Gajewski - Castellan of Rogozin 1631-1641
  • Piotr Szyszkowski - Castellan of Wojno 1643
  • Mikołaj Szyszkowski (1590–1643) - Prince-bishop of Warmia from 1633
  • Krzysztof Boguszewski (-1635) - painter, artist of Greater Poland
  • Stanisław Bzowski – (1567–1637) – member of Dominican Order, friend of reforms, appointed by Vatikan City to write down its history.
  • Aleksander Słuszka (1580–1647) - Castellan of Samogitia, Voivode of Minsk (-1638), Novogrod (-1642), Trakai (-1647)
  • Paweł Danielewicz, Judge of Vilnius 1648, Marshal of the Lithuanian Court of Justice, Lord of regality of Intursk
  • Łukasz Gajewski - Castellan of Santok 1661
  • Jan Stachurski - General major 1664
  • Kazimierz Siemienowicz (1600–1651) - General of Artilery
  • Michał Scibor-Rylski - Castellan of Gostyn 1685
  • Bogusław Aleksander Unichowski (-1700) - Voivode of Trakai 1696, Marshal of the Lithuanian Tribunal 1687
  • Mikołaj Scibor Marchocki - Castellan of Malogoski (Żarnòw) 1697
  • Josef Bogusław Sluszka (1652–1701) - Hetman, Castellan of Trakai and Vilnius
  • Dominik Michał Słuszka (1655–1713) - Voivode of Polotsk
  • Aleksander Jozef Unichowski (-1725) - Castellan of Samogitia (Zmudz)
  • Aleksander Scibor Marchocki (-1737) - Castellan of Malogoski
  • Franciszek Gajewski (Castellan)) (1675–1753) - Castellan of konarsk-kuyavia
  • Florian Hrebnicki (1684-1762) - Archbishop of Polotsk
  • Antoni Gajewski (-1775) - Castellan of Naklo, Lord of the regality of Łęczyca and of Kościany
  • Rafał Tadeusz Gajewski (1714–1776)- Castllan of Rogozin
  • Józef Jakliński - Castellan of Kamensk/Spicymir 1759-1775
  • Józef Siemoński - General adj. of King Poniatowski, supreeme commander of Sandomierz uprising iniciated by Kościuszko
  • Karol Podgorski (-1781)- Major General in Prussian army
  • Michał Władysław Lniski (1723–1777) - vice Voivode and Marshal of the Contederetion of Bar in Pomerania
  • Wojciech Marchocki (-1788) - Castellan of Sanok
  • Józef Andrzej Mikorski - Castellan in Rawy from 1791
  • Franciszek Ksawery Ścibor-Bogusławski (1713-1796) - Rittmeister of the Confederation of Bar
  • Tadeusz Błociszewski (-1803) – Major General
  • Michał Ostaszewski (1720-1816) - one of main initiators of the Confederation of Bar in Subcarpathian Voivodeship
  • Tomasz Ostaszewski(1746-1817) - Bishop of Plock
  • Antoni Baranowski (general) (1760–1821) – Major General
  • Józef Siemoński – general adj. of King Poniatowski
  • Ignacy Ścibor Marchocki (1755–1827) - "Kingdom of Mińkowce"
  • Jan Czeczot (1796–1847) - Poet, ethnographer
  • Andrzej Miklaszewski - Actual State Councillor (eg. Marshall and General - Table of Ranks) of Russia 1863
  • Jan Kazimierz Ordyniec (1797–1863) - great patriot, publisher of "Dziennik Warszawski"
  • Spirydion Ostaszewski (1797–1875) - for writing down polish legends
  • Kacper Kotkowski (1814–1875) - catholic priest, head and commissar of the Sandomierz uprising
  • Stanisław Błociszewski (1804–1888) - Officer, great patriot, Virtuti Militari
  • Teofil Wojciech Ostaszewski (1807-1889) - initiated first program against Serfdom, Marshal of Brzostowo County
  • Łukasz Solecki (1827–1900) - Bishop of Przemyśl, Professor of the Lviv University
  • Jan Aleksander Karłowicz (1836–1903) - Ethnographer, linguist, folklore
  • Mieczysław Karłowicz (1876–1909) – Composer of several symphonies and poems
  • Zygmunt Czechowicz (1831–1907) - One of the initiators of the uprising of the Belarus Nation
  • Hipotit Brodowicz - Major General WCR
  • Stanisław Ostaszewski (1862–1915) – Inventor, promotor of new technology
  • Adam Mokrzecki (1856–1921) - Major General in Russian army, General in polish army
  • Rudolf Starzewski – Famous chief editor of "Czasu", described by Wyspiański in "Wedding"
  • Adam Mokrzecki (1856–1921) - Major General in russian and later in polish army
  • Stefan Mokrzecki (1862–1932) - General in russian and later inpolish army
  • Witold Ścibor-Rylski (1871–1926) - General
  • Władysław Chotkowski (1843–1926) – Professor and head of Jagiellonian University
  • Włodzimierz Zagórski (1882–1927) - General
  • Adam Ostaszewski (1860–1934) - Inventor, Pioneer
  • Adam Ostaszewski (1866-1934) - President of Plock
  • Bronisław Bohatyrewicz (1870–1940) - General
  • Adam Hrebnicki-Doktorowicz (1857–1941) – Professor in agriculture development, founder if Institute.
  • Karzimierz Zagórski (1883–1944) - Adventurer-Pioneer
  • Zygmund Ignacy Rylski (1898-1945) - legendary Major Hańcza, later advanced to rang of Colonel.
  • Stanisław Chrostowski (1897–1947) - Professor, artist
  • Wacław Krzywiec (1908–1956) – famous komandor of the legendary ORP Błyskawica warship
  • Maxim Rylski, (1895-1969) - famous poet in Ukraine
  • Stanisław Doktorowicz-Hrebnicki (1888–1974) - Professor in geology, decorated.
  • Antoni Uniechowski (1903–1976)- Famous painter, drawings
  • Stefan Ścibor-Bogusławski (1897-1978) - Colonel, richly awarded, also for contributing in the Battle of Monte Cassino
  • Bronisław Hełczyński (1890–1978) - Professor in law, Oxford University, minister
  • Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski (1928-1983) - poet, writer and film director
  • Tadeusz Sędzimir (1894–1989) - World wide known inventor
  • Józef Stanisław Ostoja-Kotkowski (1922–1994) - Artist
  • Tadeusz Ostaszewski (1918–2003) - Professor of fine arts, Krakow University
  • Adam Kozłowiecki (1911–2007) - Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lusaka in Zambia.
  • Andrzej Zagórski (1926–2007) - devoted officer in Armia Krajowa, wrote over 250 publications about polish underground resistance
  • Kazimierz Tumiłowicz (1932–2008) – great patriot, creator of Siberian association of remembrance, social worker in Greater Poland
  • Andrzej Ostoja-Owsiany (1931-2008) - Senator of Poland after the fall of communism
  • Zbigniew Ścibor Rylski (born 1917) - General
  • Zbigniew Rylski (born 1923) - widely decorated patriot, Major in polish army
  • Eustachy Rylski (born 1944) - widely recognized drama and prose writer

Variants

  • Variants[9]: Bogorajski, Gawłowski, Kleczewski, Miklaszewski, Mokrzewski, Korzeniewicz-Wysocki, Lniski, Marylski, Nagórski, Okołowicz Orda, Osiecki, Ostarzewski, Plat, Pokroszyński, Racięski, Sędzimir, Strzalkowski, Turkul and Wasilewski. The Przegonia coat of arms origin from Ostoja.

See also

References

  1. ^ Andrzej Kulikowski: Wielki Herbarz Rodów Polskich. Warszawa: Świat Książki-Bertelsmann Media, 2005. ISBN 83-7391-523-0
  2. ^ Seweryn Uruski: Rodzina.Herbarz szlachty polskiej, Warszawa 1906
  3. ^ Franciszek Piekosiński: Heraldyka polska wieków średnich. Kraków, Akademia Umiejętności 1899
  4. ^ Adam Boniecki: Herbarz polski. T. 16. Warszawa: skł. gł. Gebethner i Wolff, 1913
  5. ^ Adam Boniecki: Herbarz polski. T. 16. Warszawa: skł. gł. Gebethner i Wolff, 1913
  6. ^ Seweryn Uruski: Rodzina .Herbarz szlachty polskiej, Warszawa 1906
  7. ^ Polska Akademia Nauk, "Polski Slownik Biograficzny" (Polish Biographical Dictionary), Krakow from 1935
  8. ^ Adam Boniecki: Herbarz polski. T. 16. Warszawa: skł. gł. Gebethner i Wolff, 1913
  9. ^ Tadeusz Gajl: Herbarz polski od średniowiecza do XX wieku,L&L, 2007, ISBN 978-83-60597-10-1

External links

Sources

  • Adam Boniecki: Herbarz polski. T. 16. Warszawa: skł. gł. Gebethner i Wolff, 1913
  • Alfred Znamierowski: Herbarz rodowy. Warszawa: Świat Książki, ISBN 83-7391-166-9
  • Tadeusz Gajl: Herbarz polski od średniowiecza do XX wieku,L&L, 2007, ISBN 978-83-60597-10-1
  • Seweryn Uruski: Rodzina.Herbarz szlachty polskiej, Warszawa 1906
  • Kasper Niesiecki: Herbarz polski, 1839–1846
  • Jan Długosz: Jana Długosza kanonika krakowskiego Dziejów polskich ksiąg dwanaście, Kraków 1867-1870
  • Józef Szymański: Herbarz rycerstwa polskiego z XVI wieku. Warszawa, ISBN 83-7181-217-5
  • Andrzej Kulikowski: Wielki Herbarz Rodów Polskich. Warszawa: Świat Książki-Bertelsmann Media, 2005. ISBN 83-7391-523-0
  • Medieval armorial: Gelre Armorial
  • Medieval armorials: Armorial "Zlotego Runa", Armorial Lyncenich, Codex Bergshammar, "Klejnoty" of Jan Długosz, Armorial Bellenville
  • Franciszek Piekosiński: Heraldyka polska wieków średnich. Kraków, Akademia Umiejętności 1899



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