“…and to the Swedes a fiery hell!”

I saw in the footnotes of a book about Frenštát that it didn’t even make it onto Jan Amos Komenský’s 1633 map, no doubt having been destroyed during a siege during the Thirty Year’s War.  Well, that author was correct. It’s not on the map.  Where are you, Frankstadt? I was curious to find out Read more about “…and to the Swedes a fiery hell!”[…]

The mystery of the page+ long marriage entry: 4th degree consanguinity and Incest

Someone on the facebook genealogy group posted a link to an incredibly long (1+ pages!) marriage entry in the matriky for Lomnice nad Lužnicí. She wanted to know what it meant, and I was curious too. Here is an abstract of the record: On 5 September 1762 Wenceslaus Wondruschka of Záblatí, legitimate son of Laurentis Read more about The mystery of the page+ long marriage entry: 4th degree consanguinity and Incest[…]