George II Marshal of Ebnet

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Coat of arms of the Marschall von Ebneth family . As bishop, Georg II. Marshal von Ebnet continued it as an element in a multiple coat of arms.

Georg II Marshal von Ebnet († 1505 ) was Prince-Bishop of the Bamberg Monastery from 1503 until his death in 1505 .

Georg II Marshal von Ebnet in the family context

Georg II. Marshal von Ebnet came from the Frankish imperial-free noble family Marschall von Ebneth (see also list of Frankish knight families ). The eponymous place Ebneth is now part of the town of Burgkunstadt am Obermain in the Upper Franconian district of Lichtenfels . The marshal originally referred to a court office , which as a term has become part of the name over time. The family is of the same tribe with the Marshal von Kunstadt and the von Redwitz , from which the next but one Bishop Weigand von Redwitz arose.

Biographical data

At the time of the appointment of George II Marshal von Ebnet as Prince-Bishop, Friedrich III. Emperor. Georg's reign only lasted a few years. The tomb is a work by Peter Vischer .

coat of arms

The Prince-Bishop's coat of arms is quartered. Fields two and three take up the family coat of arms of Marshal von Ebnet. At Siebmacher these are three silver bars in blue, covered by a red diagonal wave bar . The other two fields show the black lion for Bamberg, covered with a silver sloping bar on a gold background.

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Karl Sitzmann : Artists and artisans in Eastern Franconia (= Die Plassenburg. 12, ZDB -ID 504385-2 ). Friends of Plassenburg, Kulmbach 1957, p. 159.
predecessor Office successor
Veit I. Truchseß of Pommersfelden Prince-Bishop of Bamberg
George III Gift of Limpurg