Ryzhyns'kyi's are ancient Lithuanian family, which carries on the family tree from Alexander Narymyntovych whi is grandson of the founder of the Lithuanian state of prince Hedymyn.
It is known, that from family Ryzhyns'kyi's, as the minimum, the five have received het'man's mace. Are the brothers Mykhailo and Ostafiy, which were het'mans between 1579 and 1586, and also three Ostafiy's sons: Bohdan (1575-1576), Mykola (1587) and Kyryk (1588).
Єремєєв І.С. Герби гетьманів України. К.: Вид-во "УЦІММ-ПРЕС", 1998. - 56 с.: ілSee