Vítek of Prčice

(died 1194) Aristocrat

Horní no. 159, Kaplanka, detail, stone Rosenberg rose on oriel Vítek of Prčice was a member of the oldest Czech aristocracy and most probably the founder of the Vítkovci family who owned estates in the south of Bohemia. He served the Czech king Vladislav II. According an old family legend, he divided his estates among his five sons, just as the Vítkovci family was divided into five branches - Rosenbergs, lords of Krumlov, Jindřichův Hradec, Landštejn, Stráž and Sezimovo Ústí. The paintings which give evidence to this legend are in Český Krumlov, Jindřichův Hradec and Telč.


.. Drawing of stamp of Vítek of Prčice with a five-petalled rose on flag and squire's seal