Perglarove z Perglasu (Perglar/Pergler von Perglas)
Surname/Family History and Crest
- History of the Perglarove z Parglasu Surname
Lexikon Ceske Slechty - Erby, Fakta, Osobnosti, Sidla a Zajimavosti by Jan Halada, pg 417-418.
Partial Translation by Joseph A Pergler
- Perglarove z Parglasu are an old knight family. They came from the west part of bohemia from the fortress Perglas by the village of Dasnice, between Kynsperk nad Ohri and Falknov (Sokolov).
- Their crest had red, gold and black, with a jeweled high hat...
- The first mention of them is found in the middle of the 15th century.
- In the year 1523 Vilem Perglarov z Parglas was the owner of the Perglas estate.
- Subsequently, Volf the Elder and Volf the Younger owned the estate.
- Volf the Younger separated himself and purchased houses and lands in Tachovsku.
- Volf the Younger and his son Volf Gothart became very wealthy.
- He (Volf Gothart) owned Tedrazice village by Susice fortress, Mokrosuky and old Kolinec, purchased by his wife. In 1597 he even owned Velhartice.
- He (Volf Gothart) had four sons, one of them, Vaclav Otakar, kept Velhartice and Mokrosuky. However, on account of his participation in an uprising, he lost his property.
- At the end of the 17th century this line was dying, and would have died except another line subsequently slipt off and owned property in Tachovsk region.
- In the 18th century the Perglarove v Perglasu family owned properties in many areas of West Bohemia, including Tisov, Trnov, Lhotk and Tachov.
- Some of them moved themselves to Baden - Frantisek was in 1781 a secret counselor, his brother Antonin worked as an official city counselor in Mannheim.
- Frantisek Vaclav, in the 2nd half of the 18th century, was a city leader in the Prachenskoy District.
- In the beginning of the 19th Century they were free...
- In the first half of the 19th Century they lived in Baden-Wurttemburg.
- They were closely associated with the Janovskymi z Janovic, Chanovskymi z Dlouhevsi, Trautenberky and many other German families.
- In 1729 Josef Karel bought back the land of Velhartice, but due to large debts had to sell the land.