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The von Silenen Home

Haus von Silenen

 
 
Jost von Silenen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
1. Jost von Silenen Marker
Inscription.
Hier Wohnten:
Jost von Silenen
1435 – 1497
Propst von Beromuenster
Koeniglicher Rat Ludwig XI, von
Frankreich / Bischof von
Grenoble und Sitten

Ritter
Albin von Silenen

Um 1440 – 1500
Hauptmann der Besatzung
Von Yverdon und der Luzerner
bei Murten und Nancy

Kaspar von Silenen
1467 – 1517
Erster Hauptmann der
Papstlichen Schweizergarde

German-English translation:

Here resided:
Jost von Silenen
1435 - 1497
Provost of Beromuenster
Board Koniglicher Louis XI of
France / Bishop of
Grenoble and Customs

Knight
Albin von Silenen

To 1440 - 1500
Captain of the Garrison of Yverdon and of the Lucerners
of Murten and Nancy

Kaspar von Silenen
1467 - 1517
First Captain of the
Papal Swiss Guard

 
Location. 47° 3.173′ N, 8° 18.39′ E. Marker is in Lucerne, Lucerne, in Lucerne (District). Marker is at the intersection of Schlossergasse, on the right when traveling west on Schlossergasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Schlossergasse 7, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Jost von Silenen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
2. Jost von Silenen Marker
within walking distance of this marker. Teiling Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); "Star Square" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Inner "Weggis" Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); "At the White Cross" Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Johann Baptist Marzohl (within shouting distance of this marker); Balthasar House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Grain Market (about 90 meters away); "By the Storks" (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lucerne.
 
Regarding The von Silenen Home. Jost and Albin von Silenen were brothers, while Kaspar was the son of Albin. During the Burgundian Wars, Albin took part in a notable victory at the Battle of Murten (June 22, 1476), where the Swiss Army relieved the besieging Burgundian army of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Schlossergasse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 29, 2013
3. Schlossergasse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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