House of Jacobs

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House of Jacobs
CountryKingdom of Ashukovo flag.png Republic of Ashukovo
HREflag.png Holy Roman Empire
Flag of New Virginia.png Commonwealth of New Virginia
Current regionEurope, Central Asia, North America
EtymologySon of Jacob, Patriarch of the Israelites
FoundedXIX century
Current headHSH Edward I
Estate(s)Kingdom of Ashukovo flag.png Mladorossija, Ashukovo

The House of Jacobs is a prominent family from Mladorossija and Saint Constantine, Ashukovo. The House was founded in the middle of XIX century and recognized as a royal dynasty in April 2020.

The family's most prominent micronational figure is Edward I, who has held senior offices in Amager and Ashukovo, and currently serves as Stadtholder of the Republic of Ashukovo.

Etymology

The name Jacobs originates from the given name Jacob, derived from the Latin Jacobus, itself derived from the Hebrew language personal name Yaakov, from the Hebrew word akev ("heel"). The first record of the surname dates back to 1244 in the "Cartularium Monasterii de Rameseia". The surname Jacobs referred to the son of Jacob which belongs to the category of patronymic surnames.

History


Currently held titles

  • Prince of All Ashukovo: since 20 April 2020
  • Prince of Saint Constantine: since 1 May 2020
  • Grand Duke of Vredeswyk: since 1 May 2020