Walewski

Walewski (plural: Walewscy, feminine form: Walewska) was a Polish nobility family originated from Walewice in Łęczyca Land, firstly mentioned in 1382.

Aleksander Colonna-Walewski
Michał Walewski; portrait by
Józef Pitschmann (1788)

HistoryEdit

The family issued 15 senators in the First Polish Republic (1574-1795), one senator of the Polish Kingdom (1819-1831), 4 Knights of the Order of the White Eagle, 4 Knights of the Order of Virtuti Militari in the Napoleonic era and 2 during the November Uprising 1830-31, 1 Knight of Malta and 3 canonesses of Warsaw.

Notable membersEdit

Coat of armsEdit

The coat of arms of the family was Pierzchała.

ResidencesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Konarski Szymon, Armorial de la noblesse titree polonaise, Paris 1958, s. 336-338.
  • Lenczewski Tomasz, Genealogie rodów utytułowanych w Polsce, t. 1, Warszawa 1996-1997, s. 207-212.
  • "Szlachta wylegitymowana w Królestwie Polskim w latach 1836-1861". www.szlachta.org.
  • Teodor Żychliński: Złota księga szlachty polskiej. T. 5. Poznań: 1883, s. 378.