Hoose o Ligne

The Hoose o Ligne is ane o the auldest Belgian noble faimilies, dating back to the 11t century. The family's name comes from the village in which it originatit, atween Ath an Tournai. The Château de Belœil in Belgium is their principle residence. December 1544, then Lamoral I received frae Emperor Rudolf II the teetle o Prince o the Haly Roman Empire as Prince de Ligne on 20 Mairch 1601, for all o his agnatic descendants, both male an female.

The coat of arms o the family is blazoned as Or a bend gules.