Our experts specialize in different fields of genealogical and heraldic
work for our clients. In order to satisfy the most particular requests,
we furthermore cooperate with another fifty of the leading experts
around the globe. We have direct access to more than 1500 million
genealogical data and an archive of 400 000 coats of arms as well
as a large amount of rare and highly specific documents in private
archives. That is why we are very confident that we can respond to
any question concerning heraldic and genealogical research, whichever
region or ethnic group or period the inquriy is related to.
Trace your roots. Find out who you are.
is no such thing as a 'coat of arms for a surname'. Many people of
the same surname will often be entitled to completely different coats
of arms, and many of that surname will be entitled to no coat of arms.
Coats of arms belong to individuals. For any person to have a right
to a coat of arms they must either have had it granted to them or
be descended in the legitimate male line from a person to whom arms
were granted or confirmed in the past. This brief description of the
heraldic law by one of the leading institutions in this field, the
College of Arms in London, shows the importance of professional heraldic
and genealogical research.
Find out if you have the rights to arms previously registered
or in use for an extensive period of time.
Whenever an archival research is unsuccessful, we can create, in
accordance with common practice, allusive arms. These translate the
emblematic meaning of your family name into heraldic language It is
also possible to create totally original coats of arms, based on personal
or family details. Once your arms were created, we will register it
for you with one or several of the leading heraldic authorities, including
the Royal Heralds in the United Kingdom and in Spain, to make them
valid and recognized.
If you want to achieve an original coat of arms and
get it properly registered, we will carry out the whole process for
you, from the design of the coat of arms to its official registration.
As our experts are also very experienced in a wide number of countries
and their nobility systems, we are able to assist you in the acquisition
of a title by rehabilitation. Rehabilitation of a title, also known
as "reviving" a title, involves, once again, researching your family
history to find if there are any available vacant titles among your
ancestors which you could legally claim for yourself. This can often
yield surprisingly excellent results.
You have possibly the right to claim a nobility title
and even do not know so. Once we have found out, that you are legally
entitled to revive a peerage, our specialized lawyers will assist
you with all legal proceedings.