Ciołek coat of arms


Ciołek coat of arms
Ciołek
Ciołek Coat of Arms
Battle cry: Biała, Ciołek
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Alternative names Biała, Taurus
Earliest mention 1250
Towns none
Families 114 names altogether: Bieliński, Brzeski, Bzicki, Cetys, Chabdziński, Chądzyński, Chebdziński, Chędziński, Chudzewski, Cialek, Cichoborski, Ciołek, Ciołkiewicz, Czarnołuski, Czuszułowicz, Dobroniecki, Dobrynicki, Dobryniecki, Dobrzyniecki, Drzewicki, Ewil, Eynild, Fiebron, Gerłachowski, Gierlachowski, Gierłach, Gierłachowski, Głuski, Gnoiński, Gnojeński, Gorczyczewski, Goryszewski, Gościejewski, Gościejowski, Gutanowski, Gutowski, Jaszewski, Jarogoszka, Jazgarski, Jazgarzewski, Jeżowski, Kabat, Kajsza, Klausgielowicz, Klawsgiełowicz, Kodziewicz, Komarowski, Komorowski, Korycki, Kossowski, Koszewski, Koszowski, Kromolicki, Krzytowicz, Lipowiecki, Lipowski, Maciejowski, Malinowski, Mączewski, Mielęcki, Milęcki, Mordas, Mosiński, Muświc, Osiemborski, Ostołęcki, Ostrołęcki, Pilecki, Podfilipski, Podrzecki, Podstolski, Poniatowski, Poświński, Powsiński, Powsłowski, Poznański, Regulski, Rodewicz, Rogewicz, Roszewski, Rożniszewski, Rusiński, Sablicki, Sadurski, Sobol, Starski, Szablicki, Szadurski, Świrski, Tetewczyński, Wigand, Witelius, Włostowski, Wolczyński, Wołczyński, Woźnicki, Wrzeszcz, Wyleziński, Zakrzewski, Zaleski, Zalęcki, Załęcki, Zardecki, Zelechowski, Zielechowski, Zieliński, Zuliński, Żardecki, Żelechowski, Żeleński, Żelichowski, Żeliński, Żuliński, Żyliński
Ciołek coat of arms as presented in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth coat of arms. Ciołek coat of arms was borne by Stanislaus II August, the king of Poland. The sculpture is situated on Guardhouse in Poznań.

Ciołek (Polish for "Bullock") is a Polish coat of arms, one of the oldest in medieval Poland (Jardetzky 1992, Gajl 2003:47). It was used by many szlachta (noble) families under the late Piast Dynasty, under the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, during the Partitions of Poland, and in the 20th century. The variant names "Siolek" and "Cialek" arose from miscommunication among early-20th-century Polish immigrants to the United States.

A history of this Coat of Arms is included in a Short History of Polish Arms written by Countess Ewa Theresa Korab-Karpinska in the late 1980s and is currently lodged at the College of Arms in London. As heraldic heiress and only daughter of Tadeuz ( Thadeus Josef Zielinski also spelt Zelinski ) Ewa was also one of a very small handful of women to write upon the subject of heraldry. The bull and crown were later exceptionally incorporated as a crest into an English Grant of Arms by the English College of Arms.

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Notable bearers

Notable bearers of this coat of arms have included:

Bibliography

  • Gajl, Tadeusz. 2003. Polskie rody szlacheckie i ich herby. Białystok: Dom Wydawniczy Benkowski.
  • Jardetzky, Oleg. 1992. The Ciolek of Poland. Graz, Austria: Akademische Druck-u. Verlagsanstalt. [A detailed book summarising available documents from Polish, German and French archives. It deals with the Ciołek clan genealogy during the period c. 800 - c. 1450 AD, 244 pages]

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