Divisions of land estates (divisiones bonorum) are sources which inform about the wealth basis of noble families. They deal with inherited estates, as well as with dowries for daughters and settlements of debts. The author discusses the divisions of land estates (mostly belonging to middle nobility) from two northern counties of Kalisz voivodeship: those of Nakło and Kcynia (26 documents in all)....
The purpose of the article is to present associations between gentry from the Southern part of the Great Poland province and gentry from the Northern part of Silesian province in the early modern time on example of Kotwicz Górczynski family from Fraustadt (Wschowa) land and related with them von Kottwitz family from the Duchy of Glogau (Glogów). There were some natural phenomena among gentry of this...
W artykule przedstawiono tradycję wymiany kulturowej na pograniczu polsko-śląsko-brandenburskim
w XVI–XVIII w. na przykładzie relacji szlachty zamieszkującej w każdym z tych regionów.
Zaprezentowano kontakty rodzinne i majątkowe szlachty polsko- i niemieckojęzycznej, ze specjalnym
naciskiem na polonizację rodzin szlacheckich, które przybywały do Wielkopolski z po-
łudnia lub zachodu i osiedlały...
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