County Steinfurt

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Arms (crest) of County Steinfurt
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The County Steinfurt was a small county located in the present-day German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen. It existed as an independent territory from 1454-1495 as Lordship and from 1495 to 1806 as a county, when it was mediatised to the Grand-Duchy of Berg. Capital was the city of Burgsteinfurt.

The arms show a swan, derived from the arms of the medieval Lords of Steinfurt (1129-1421).

Coat of arms (crest) of County Steinfurt

The arms in the Wapen- en Vlaggenboek van Gerrit Hesman (1708)


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