Waldbredimus

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to: navigation, search
Luxembourg.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Luxembourg
Luxembourg.jpg

WALDBREDIMUS

Armoiries de Waldbredimus

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were granted on March 2, 1982.

The arms are a combination of the arms of the Lords of Pittange (cross) and the Wiltheim family (sticks). Waldbredimus was a joined possession of 4 abbeys in the Middle Ages; St. Maximin de Treves, Marienthal, Munster and Bonnevoie. The local government was carried out by the Lords of Pittange. In the 16th century the Wiltheim family acquired the area from the abbeys and made it a separate Lordship.

In the arms the lily cross is taken from the arms of the Wiltheim family and the four points also represent the four abbeys.


Literature : Loutsch, J-C. et al.; Armorial communal du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Fisch, Luxembourg, 1989, 331 p.


Help maintaining Heraldry of the World !

Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.