Freiherr Ritter Baron Berholdus Huber - Freiherr/Ritter

Started by Private User on Sunday, July 1, 2018
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7/1/2018 at 12:44 PM

Just thought I should mention... it should be noted for English speakers like myself that Freiherr / Ritter are not personal names, they are more like titles - Freiherr being close to a Baron and Ritter being a Knight. They were different levels - Knight being just under Baron - Baron holding land outright instead of as a fief. Likewise, in descendants named with a "Dictus" in the name, it also is likely not a name, instead meaning "called".

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