The following article is a direct translation from the classic Genealogical and Heraldic reference "Herbarz Polski" by Kasper Niesiecki S.J., (Lipsk) edition 1839-46.
For heroic action in the campaign against Moscow, Bazyli Bialokurowicz was awarded this coat of arms, known as POCISK, by King Stefan Batory.
Bazyli settled in Płock. His grandson, Stefan Latyczowski, king's butler and marshal of the estate of v. Jan Zamojski of Sandomir, married Zerkowska. His second wife, Kosmider Gruszczynska, bore three sons: Michal, hussar, served under Hetman Hieronim Lubomirski; Jerzy served with the subprefect 01 -sztynski; and, Felicyan became a Jesuit priest.
Copyright © 1986 Josephine M. Piegzik. Used by permission. This article originally appeared in Polish Genealogical Society Newsletter (Vol. 8, No. 1, Spring 1986), the journal of the Polish Genealogical Society (of America).