Indygenat


Indygenat

Indygenat in Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was a recognition of foreign status as a noble. A foreign noble, after indygenat, received all privileges of a Polish szlachcic. In Polish history, 413 foreign noble families were recognized. From 1578 this was done by the King and Sejm (Polish parliament), after 1641 it was done by Sejm only.

See also

* Nobilitacja
* Adopcja herbowa
* Skartabellat


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