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View Tree for Henrich Schenck Van NydeckHenrich Schenck Van Nydeck (d. Aft. 1346)

Henrich Schenck Van Nydeck died Aft. 1346. He married Aelide Rayde.

 Includes NotesNotes for Henrich Schenck Van Nydeck:
...during the Middle Ages, appears the mail-clad knight whose good sword had won and maintained for him his estats and from whom sprang the ancient and noble family of the Schencks, Barons van Toutenburg, in the person of Colve de Witte, Baron van Toutenburg, who was killed at the battle of Clodius against the Dane in 878.

The records of the various successors to this ancient title and barony are imperfect, but sufficient of them have escaped the destructions of the wars of the middle and succeeding ages, to espablish the fact that the same Schenck family held possession down to and even much later than the year 1234 when one of its cadets became the first of the family of Schenck van Nydeck.

After Colve de Witte there is then the record of a successsor Hermanus Schenck, Baron van Toutenburg, then
Willem who perished at the first tournament held in Germany, at Magdeburg in 939. Then comes
Hermanus II. then
William. He was in the seventh tournament at Hall in Saxony in 1042, held by the Emperor Henricus II. Then
Reynier Schenck, Barn van Toutenburg. He was in the tounaments at Gottingen. He m. aleyda; issue:
I. Theodorus, who became the next Baron van Toutenbug
II Christianus first of the house of Schenck van Nydeck, 1234.
III. Albertus.

The Family of Schenck Van Nydeck
Arms - Sable, a lion rampant, Or. langued et arme. gu. and Az.
Crest- out of a coronet, Or. a demi-lion rampant, Or. langued et arme. gu and az. (Dutch Heraldry)
Christianus, the second son of Reynier Schenck, Baron van Toutenburg, was the first of this family and in the reords of the 13th century, in 1225-6-7, 1232-4-7 and 1246 it is found that he held the office of cup-bearer to the Count de Gulick as shown by the Gulick documents, 1230-33, as Christianus Pincerna de Nideke; and in 1234 Count William de Gulick confirmed him in the office and formally invested him with its duties. "He was held in great consideration" He had a son
Wilhelmus who had issue; sons:
1. Ludolphus Melius
2. Arnold
3. Christian
4. Hermanus
After these persons are recorded the line of descent is uncertain, unrecorded or lost for one or perhaps two generations, until he year 1346 when the records of the same family are again found to eist and continue unbroken down to the present time.

In 1346, Henrich Schenck van Nydeck, Knight, Lord of Afferden and Walbeek and Feoffer of Wachtendonck is found to have been the head of this family. He married Aelide Rayde, heiress of Walbeek.

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Record Change: May 20, 2004

Children of Henrich Schenck Van Nydeck and Aelide Rayde are:
  1. +Heinrich Schenck Van Nydeck, d. December 08, 1452.
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