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Last name: Raciti

Dossier: 879145

Type:Heraldic Trace 

Language of the text: Italiano

Nobility: Nobili

Nobles in:Italia

Heraldic Trace :Raciti


ItalianoNobility crown RacitiFamiglia notata in un elenco di case antiche, alcune anche nobili, ma non ascritte al nobile Consiglio. Una famiglia Guarini, soprannominata Raciti, ascritta anticamente alla veronese cittadinanza, abitava in Verona nel XVI secolo. Altro ramo. Antica e nobile famiglia originaria di Vicenza. Il commendator G.B. di Crollalanza riporta la blasonatura di questa famiglia nei volumi del suo Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane. Altra famiglia alzò per arma. Trinciato di rosso e d’argento, alla banda di giallo attraversante caricata di un’ aquila di nero. …

Family noted in a list of ancient houses, some also noble, but not ascribed to the noble Council. A Guarini family, nicknamed Raciti, formerly ascribed to the Veronese citizenship, lived in Verona in the 16th century. Other branch. Ancient and noble family originally from Vicenza. Commendator G.B. di Crollalanza reports the blazon of this family in the volumes of his historical blazon dictionary of Italian noble and notable families. Other family raised for weapon. Trimmed in red and silver, the yellow band crossing it loaded with a black eagle.

Blazon Raciti

Coat of arms of familyLanguage of the text: Italiano

Cinque punti d’argento equipollenti a quattro di rosso, al capo dell’impero. Scudo accollato all’aquila imperiale.

RACITI | RACITO

Raciti is typical of eastern Sicily, of the Catania above all, but with a massive presence also in the Messina and Syracuse, Racito, almost unique, is of the same localities and it is very likely a dialectal form of the first, should derive from Nicknames originated from the term

Heraldic Search Last name: Azzolina

Azzolina
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Marchesi – Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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AXIA | AZZIA | AZZOLINA

Axia is almost unique, Azzia, very very rare, is typical of Catania, Catania, Fiumefreddo di Sicilia and Paternò, Azzolina has a Sicilian nucleus, especially in eastern Sicily and a Genoese stock, they should all derive directly or through a hypocoristic from the Latin female name Axia or from the name of the Gens Axia. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Azzolina is a Sicilian surname that derives from the endearment of the Lombard Azzilo staff.

Last name: Azzolina

Dossier: 800263

Type:Heraldic Trace 

Language of the text: Italiano

Nobility: Marchesi – Nobili

Nobles in:Italia

Heraldic Trace :Azzolina


ItalianoNobility crown AzzolinaGià nel secolo XIV si trovano ascritti nel consiglio nobile degli anziani. Questo Cognome si trova menzionato in diverse scritture antiche che danno notizia di alcuni soggetti, che furono descritti nel Magistrato degli anziani della Città, circa il mille e trecento, ma perché la fortuna lasciò smarrire le notizie della vera discendenza di quello, o che fino ai nostri tempi la rese oppressa in forma tale, che non vi fu occasione di continuare certa memoria, quindi è, che tralasciando ancora di mentovarne altra particolarità, mi porterò col discorso agli anni, correnti, dove la medesima fortuna resasi più benigna a ravvivare questa Famiglia, avendo prima fatto risorgere al Magistrato degli Anziani, benché col cognome corrotto Zolini, del 1568. Gio. Battista, di Cesare col gonfaloniere Albero Albergati, che fu fratello dell’Avo di Francesco Azzolina, finalmente nella persona del medesimo Francesco dopo esser stato degli Anziani, del 1653 col Confal. Giovanni Lupari più …

Already in the fourteenth century they were enrolled in the noble council of elders. This surname is mentioned in several ancient writings that give news of some subjects, which were described in the Magistrate of the elders of the city, about the thirteenth and fourteenth century, but because luck left the news of the true descent of that one lost, or that up to the our times made it oppressed in such a way that there was no occasion to continue a certain memory, so it is that, omitting yet to mention another particularity, I will take with the speech to the current years, where the same fortune made more benign to revive this Family , having first resurrected the Magistrato degli Anziani, albeit with the corrupted surname Zolini, from 1568. Gio. Battista, di Cesare with the gonfalonier Albero Albergati, who was brother of Francesco Azzolina's ancestor, finally in the person of the same Francesco after having been of the Anziani, from 1653 with Confal. Giovanni Lupari

Blazon Azzolina

Coat of arms of familyLanguage of the text: Italiano

D’azzurro, a sei stelle d’oro (8) ordinate 3, 2 e 1.

Last name: Palermo

Dossier: 2867

Type:Heraldic Preview 

Language of the text: Italiano

Nobility: Nobili – Baroni – Marchesi – Principi

Nobles in:Italia 

Variations Last name: Di Palermo

Heraldic Preview :PalermoVariations Last name: Di Palermo


ItalianoEnglishEspañolPortugûesDeutschNobility crown PalermoAntica ed assai nobile famiglia, originaria di Scicli, la quale ha goduto chiara nobiltà in Palermo, Messina e Sciacca e la quale possedette il principato di Santo Stefano o Santa Margherita, il titolo di marchese e le baronie di Bulgarano, Canalotto, Castelluzzo, San Giuseppe, San Leonardo, Martini, Scirinda, etc. Tal casato, inoltre, nel corso dei secoli, sempre riuscì a distinguersi, grazie agli elevati personaggi, a cui diede i natali. Tra questi, senza nulla levar al valore degli omessi, ricordiamo: Enrico, che, il 9 dicembre 1282, fu nominato, da re Pietro, notaio dell’isola di Malta; notar Andrea, da Aidone, che possedette sotto re Ludovico il feudo Rabiato; Niccolò Andrea, il quale acquistò il feudo di Bulgarano e ne fu investito il 13 settembre 1516 e il 26 marzo 1517; Francesco, che, con privilegio del 21 giugno 1638, ottenne il titolo di barone di San Giuseppe e con privilegio del 19 ottobre …

Ancient and very noble family, originally from Scicli, which enjoyed clear nobility in Palermo, Messina and Sciacca and which owned the principality of Santo Stefano or Santa Margherita, the title of marquis and the baronies of Bulgarano, Canalotto, Castelluzzo, San Giuseppe, San Leonardo, Martini, Scirinda, etc. This family, moreover, over the centuries, always managed to distinguish itself, thanks to the elevated characters, to which it gave birth. Among these, without taking anything away from the value of the omissions, we recall: Henry, who, on 9 December 1282, was appointed by King Peter as notary of the island of Malta; notar Andrea, from Aidone, who owned the Rabiato fief under King Ludovico; Niccolò Andrea, who bought the Bulgarano fiefdom and was invested with it on 13 September 1516 and 26 March 1517; Francesco, who, with a privilege of 21 June 1638, obtained the title of Baron of San Giuseppe and with a privilege of 19 October ...

Blazon PalermoVariations Last name: Di Palermo

1° Coat of arms of family Palermo (di)
Language of the text: Italiano

Partito: nel 1° d’oro, al il grifone rampante d’azzurro, sormontato da un lambello di rosso di tre gocce; nel 2° d’azzurro, al leone illeopardito d’oro, sostenente sul dorso un giglio d’argento. Cimiero: l’aquila nascente spiegata di nero, imbeccata e coronata d’oro.

2° Coat of arms of family Palermo (di)
Language of the text: Italiano

3° Coat of arms of family Palermo (di) (Calabria)
Language of the text: Italiano

Partito 1° d’azzurro ripartito di un filetto d’oro, al leone d’oro sormontato da un lambello di tre pendenti di rosso, al leone d’oro sormontato da un giglio d’argento, 2° troncato sopra di rosso a tre bottigliette d’oro poste 1,2, sotto d’oro a cinque bisanti di rosso posti 1,2,2.
Citato in “Enciclopedia Storico-Nobiliare Italiana di V. SPRETI”, vol V.

Heraldic Trace:Palermo


SpanishNobility crown PalermoThe origin of this illustrious surname, by references from historians of the time and others found by Araldis in the registry archives of cities and other private ones, we could affirm, but not assure, that this shield or another very similar to it, initially appeared from the XI to XIV century, particularly in the delegation that at the beginning of the XIII century, King Sancho of Navarra sent the King of England Juan Sin Tierra, as part of the escort troops. The references of this family seem to be specified more frequently from the 15th to the 19th centuries, especially the events of the expedition of the Navarrese knight D. Pedro de Ursua, who left Lima in February 1559, forming a main part in the command of the troops. who undertook the conquest of “El Dorado” (today Minas Geraes). All this seems to coincide with the family memory of some of the members of the Palermo family branch. …

Last name: Serraino

Dossier: 866042

Type:Heraldic Trace 

Language of the text: Italiano

Nobility: Nobili – Duchi – Principi – Marchesi – Patrizi – Conti – Cavalieri – Consignori – Signori

Nobles in:Italia

Heraldic Trace :Serraino


ItalianoNobility crown SerrainoAntica ed assai nobile famiglia, originaria di Genova, la quale godette nobiltà in Genova, Spagna, Sardegna e nel Reame di Napoli. Nella Cronologia dei Consoli di Genova (“Atti della Società Ligure di Storia Patria” – Vol. I, fasc. 3, carta 240) si rileva che il Casato discente dalla famiglia ligure dei de Mari; capostipite fu Corso, che prese il cognome dal padre Serra, figlio di Ottone de Mari, della Classe dei Visconti nel 1122. I Serra di Sardegna raggiunsero il massimo splendore nel 1145 con Barisone de Serra proclamato re di Sardegna da Federico Barbarossa. I Serra di Genova, invece, furono aggregati all’albergo di Casa Lercara, nel 1528. Dai figli di Paolo, senatore della Repubblica di Genova agli inizi del XVI secolo, si ebbero tre rami: i discendenti di Antonio, figlio primogenito, ottennero numerosi titoli, tra i quali: duca di Terranova (1574), principe di Gerace (1609), marchese di Gioia (1654), …

Ancient and very noble family, originally from Genoa, which enjoyed nobility in Genoa, Spain, Sardinia and in the Kingdom of Naples. In the Chronology of the Consuls of Genoa (“Proceedings of the Ligurian Society of Homeland History” – Vol. I, fasc. 3, paper 240) it is noted that the House is a descendant of the Ligurian family of the de Mari; the progenitor was Corso, who took his surname from his father Serra, son of Ottone de Mari, of the Visconti class in 1122. The Serra di Sardegna reached their peak in 1145 with Barisone de Serra proclaimed king of Sardinia by Federico Barbarossa. The Serra di Genova, on the other hand, were aggregated to the hotel of Casa Lercara, in 1528. From the sons of Paolo, senator of the Republic of Genoa at the beginning of the 16th century, there were three branches: the descendants of Antonio, the eldest son, obtained numerous titles, including: Duke of Terranova (1574), Prince of Gerace (1609), Marquis of Gioia (1654), …

Last name: Aliberti

Dossier: 73

Type:Heraldic Trace 

Language of the text: Italiano

Nobility: Signori

Nobles in:Italia

Heraldic Trace :Aliberti


ItalianoEnglishEspañolPortugûesDeutschNobility crown AlibertiOriginari di Chieri, poi in Saluzzo e a Torino, i membri della famiglia Aliberti, contano parecchi insinuatori e qualche capitano di milizie. Domenico (n. Saluzzo, 8 ottobre 1817; morto Fossano, 21 ottobre 1889 ), sposò a Fossano, il 21 marzo 1848, Paola Radicati di Robella figlia di Costantino e di Giuseppina Viterbo. Costei aveva ereditato dal padre, conte Filippo Viterbo, una parte di giurisdizione sul feudo di Beinasco, che le fu riconosciuto, con titolo signorile, per sentenza camerale del 5 aprile 1856. Valendosi di antichi privilegi inseriti in remote investiture, fece donazione del titolo, con atto notarile 14 agosto 1856, al genero Domenico, al quale le lettere patenti 19 dicembre 1897 confermarono, col titolo, lo stemma per antico possesso. Dalle notizie storiche risulta che questa Casta trae le sue più remote origini dalla Toscana. Discende da Rodolfo, Conte di Capraia, il quale per motivi politici passò col figlio Giacomo in …

Originally from Chieri, then in Saluzzo and Turin, the members of the Aliberti family count several insinuators and some militia captains. Domenico (b. Saluzzo, 8 October 1817; died Fossano, 21 October 1889), married Paola Radicati di Robella, daughter of Costantino and Giuseppina Viterbo, in Fossano on 21 March 1848. She had inherited from her father, Count Filippo Viterbo, a part of jurisdiction over the fief of Beinasco, which was recognized, with a noble title, by chamber sentence of April 5, 1856. Using ancient privileges inserted in remote investitures, she donated the title, by notarial deed of 14 August 1856, to his son-in-law Domenico, to whom the patent letters of 19 December 1897 confirmed, with the title, the coat of arms for ancient possession. From historical information it appears that this Casta draws its most remote origins from Tuscany. He descends from Rodolfo, Count of Capraia, who for political reasons passed with his son Giacomo in ...

Blazon Aliberti

Coat of arms of familyLanguage of the text: Italiano

Partito, nel primo d’oro alle tre fasce di verde, nel secondo di rosso.

Nobility crown Aliberti

Originating from Chieri, then in Saluzzo and Turin, the members of the Aliberti family, count several insinuators and some militia captains. Domenico (n. Saluzzo, 8 October 1817; died Fossano, 21 October 1889), married in Fossano, on 21 March 1848, Paola Radicati di Robella daughter of Costantino and Giuseppina Viterbo. Costei had inherited from his father, Count Filippo Viterbo, a part of jurisdiction over the Beinasco fiefdom, which was recognized, with a noble title, by chamber of commerce judgment of 5 April 1856. Taking advantage of ancient privileges included in remote investitures, he donated the title, with a notarial deed dated 14 August 1856, to his son-in-law Domenico, to whom the patent letters dated 19 December 1897 confirmed, with the title, the coat of arms for ancient possession. From historical information it turns out that this Casta derives its most remote origins from Tuscany. It descends from Rodolfo, Count of Capraia, …

Nobility crown Aliberti

Originários de Chieri, depois em Saluzzo e Turim, os membros da família Aliberti contam vários insinuadores e alguns capitães de milícias. Domenico (n. Saluzzo, 8 de outubro de 1817; falecido em Fossano, 21 de outubro de 1889), casado em Fossano, em 21 de março de 1848, Paola Radicati di Robella, filha de Costantino e Giuseppina Viterbo. Costei herdara de seu pai, o conde Filippo Viterbo, uma parte da jurisdição sobre o feudo de Beinasco, que foi reconhecido, com um título nobre, pelo julgamento da câmara de comércio de 5 de abril de 1856. Aproveitando os privilégios antigos incluídos em investimentos remotos, ele doou o título, com uma ação notarial datada de 14 de agosto de 1856, ao genro Domenico, a quem as cartas de patentes datadas de 19 de dezembro de 1897 confirmaram, com o título, o brasão de armas de posse antiga. A partir de informações históricas, verifica-se que …

Nobility crown Aliberti

Die Mitglieder der Aliberti-Familie stammen aus Chieri, damals in Saluzzo und Turin, und zählen mehrere Untersteller und einige Milizkapitäne. Domenico (geb. Saluzzo, 8. Oktober 1817; gestorben Fossano, 21. Oktober 1889), verheiratet in Fossano am 21. März 1848, Paola Radicati di Robella, Tochter von Costantino und Giuseppina Viterbo. Costei hatte von seinem Vater, Graf Filippo Viterbo, einen Teil der Gerichtsbarkeit über das Lehen von Beinasco geerbt, der durch ein Urteil der Handelskammer vom 5. April 1856 mit einem edlen Titel anerkannt wurde. Er nutzte die alten Privilegien, die in Ferninvestitionen enthalten waren, und spendete den Titel: mit einer notariellen Urkunde vom 14. August 1856 an seinen Schwiegersohn Domenico, an den die Patentbriefe vom 19. Dezember 1897 mit dem Titel das Wappen für den alten Besitz bestätigten. Aus historischen Informationen geht hervor, dass diese Casta ihre entferntesten Ursprünge in der Toskana hat. Es stammt von Rodolfo, Graf von Capraia, ab, der aus …

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ALBERTA | ALBERTACCI | ALBERTARELLI | ALBERTARIO | ALBERTAZZI | ALBERTELLA | ALBERTELLI | ALBERTI | ALBERTIN | ALBERTINI | ALBERTINO | ALBERTIS | ALBERTO | ALBERTON | ALBERTONE | ALBERTONI | ALIBERTI | ALIBERTO

The name Alberto arrived in Italy with the Lombards first and then with the Franks, it derives from the name Adalberto which originates from two Germanic words athala (nobility) and berth (splendor), that is to say one of noble lineage, of splendid nobility. The name, by imitation, was given, in medieval times, to children as an index of nobility and then as a simple wish. The surnames, although distributed throughout the peninsula, have a greater concentration in the north, where the influence of the Lombards first and the Franks later was greater. Very rare Alberta is specific to Castelnuovo Della Daunia (FG), Albertacci, extremely rare, has a very small strain from Trieste and one from Turin, Albertarelli, extremely rare, would seem to have a stock in the Milanese and one in the Ravenna area, Albertario is in the area between Milan and Pavia , Albertazzi has a nucleus in the Bolognese area and a lineage between Pavia and Piacenza, Albertella would seem to be specific to Verbanese, Cannobio, Cannero Riviera and Verbania, Albertelli has a small stock in the Alessandria area and Genoa, has Lombardi strains, in Milan and in Cedegolo in the Brescia area, and has Emilian stocks, in Piacenza and Bettola in the Piacenza area and in the Parma area at Corniglio and Parma, Alberti is Panitalian, Albertin, typically Venetian, is specific to the area that includes the provinces of Padua and Rovigo, Albertini is typical of the area that includes Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia Romagna and Marche, Albertino is Piedmontese, Carmagnola and Carignano in Turin and Cuneo, Albertis is practically unique, Alberto has a nucleus between Turin, Cuneo and Savona and strains in the Neapolitan and in the province of Catanzaro, Alberton is typical of the Vicenza area even if it is present in a significant way also in the Treviso area, Albertone is from Chivasso (TO) and from Turin, Albertoni would seem Lombard, of the from Brescia, Cremona, Milan and Mantua, but also has significant presence in the Bolognese and Florentine areas, Aliberti has a main nucleus in Campania and stumps in the area of the strait, in Rome and in Piedmont, Aliberto, very rare, has a stock in the Messina area and one in the Naples area.

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MERLETTI | MERLI | MERLO | MERLONE | MERLONI | MERLOTTI | MERLOTTO

Merletti has a ceppo tra Piemonte orientale e Lombardia, in one tra ascolano out of the Teramana ed uno nel romano e Frusinates, Merli e presente in tutto il nord Italia, con un nucleo important in Lombardy, Merlo, in the presence of massicciamente in tutto il nord, presenta un, perhaps, any kernel in Piemonte edition in Lombardy, ma sono presenti anche ceppi in Sicily, merlons è decisamente piemontese, in particolare dell’astigiano, Merloni has a ceppo romagnolo, one against the one to depart from Rome pesarese edition anconetano edition, Merlot’s, has a ceppo lombardo, soprattutto nel milanese, ma anche tra bresciano out of the mantovano, ed un piccolo ceppo nel Teramana, Merlotte, assolutamente a very unusual, parrebbe del trevigiano. A retrenchment of the kind of humility surnamed potrebbero to divert to give to the toponimi: Castelletto Merli nell’alessandrino, Montemerlo nel padovano, Merlin ‘nel Lodigiano, ma molto piu probabilmente derivano, the path of ipocoristici O accrescitivi direttamente o, o dal dal nome nome e medioevale of Merle soprannome Franco Merlo, italiano, derived from the idea a volte dal latino Merola. Un principio di questo cognominizzazione lo troviamo in one wrote del 12 ° secolo “Dom Artaldus of Buxol and his wife Jartrudis the life of them, Hugh and Artaldus praised presbiteratum discretion Columbers and St Simphorian and received 150. Yearly witnesses hereof were Agano oversight , Robert Aureaevallis, Hugh Olsola, whereupon Atto de Buxol. the aforesaid praised her mother, Elizabeth, his brothers Hugh and Bernard, and received the same Atto and his mother and 150. yearly witnesses of a Jocerannus of Copetra Geoffrey Vilorbana, Agano oversight , Gerald Giverze. Dom Hugh Bernard of Atton, the witnesses Boso Aureaevallis Albert Mais and good Bladinus of Mulino. Dom Agano, Eduensis Rochester, hearing done by Dom Hugh previous, praised and strengthened its authority after all, not only this presence, but also to those of the place in the church consecrated things whatsoever I have already weighed in before the brothers were able to witness this is in the Durannum Merola and Rom tbertus Chaplain. “.

Last name: Merlo

Dossier: 2483

Type:Heraldic Preview 

Language of the text: Italiano

Nobility: Nobili – Baroni – Principi

Nobles in:Italia (Sicilia

Heraldic Preview :Merlo


ItalianoEnglishEspañolPortugûesDeutschNobility crown MerloAntica ed assai nobile famiglia siciliana, con dimora in Palermo, la quale risulta fregiata dei seguenti titoli: principi di Patti, barone di Tripi, barone di Tagliavia, marchese di Santa Elisabetta, nobile dei baroni di Tagliavia, nobile dei marchesi di S. Elisabetta. La casata, oriunda dalla Spagna, risulta essere passata in Sicilia in due distinti periodi. La prima volta vi appare con un Enrico (1371), con un Filippo Castellano di Catania (1425) e con un Blasco, famigliare del re. La seconda volta con il Magnifico Carrillo, Capitano di duecento fanti Spagnoli, che ebbe in Sicilia molti ed importanti incarichi militari e che, nell’anno 1500, stabilì definitivamente la sua famiglia in Palermo. Inoltre, tal famiglia, nel dispiegarsi dei lustri, sempre è riuscita a produrre una serie di uomini che hanno reso illustre il suo nome, nei pubblici impieghi, nelle professioni liberali ed ecclesiastiche e nel servizio militare. Un Giuseppe fu Governatore del Monte …

Ancient and very noble Sicilian family, with residence in Palermo, which is adorned with the following titles: princes of Patti, baron of Tripi, baron of Tagliavia, marquis of Santa Elisabetta, noble of the barons of Tagliavia, noble of the marquises of S. Elisabetta . The lineage, originally from Spain, appears to have passed to Sicily in two distinct periods. The first time he appears there with an Enrico (1371), with a Filippo Castellano of Catania (1425) and with a Blasco, family member of the king. The second time with the Magnifico Carrillo, Captain of two hundred Spanish infantrymen, who had many important military posts in Sicily and who, in the year 1500, definitively established his family in Palermo. In addition, this family, in the unfolding of decades, has always managed to produce a series of men who have made its name famous, in public employment, in the liberal and ecclesiastical professions and in military service. A Joseph was Governor of the Mount …

Blazon Merlo

1° Coat of arms of family Merlo
Language of the text: Italiano

Trinciato di azzurro e d’oro, con la banda di rosso sulla partizione, il primo punto al merlo d’oro passante sulla banda, e sorante, con la testa rivoltata sormontata da tre stelle d’argento, poste in fascia.
Citato in “Enciclopedia Storico-Nobiliare Italiana di V. SPRETI”, vol.IV
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2° Coat of arms of family Merlo
Language of the text: Italiano

Trinciato d’azzurro e d’oro, alla banda di rosso attraversante sulla partizione, sormontata da un merlo passante d’oro.
Fonte bibliografica: “Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti” vol. secondo, pag. 132, compilato dal Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edito presso la direzione del giornale araldico, Pisa 1890.

Last name: Merlo

Dossier: 657782

Type:Heraldic Trace 

Language of the text: Español

Nobility: Señores – Caballeros – Familia Noble

Nobles in:España (Liérganes (Cantabria)

Heraldic Trace :Merlo


EspañolNobility crown MerloHay en España distintas casas Merlo. Desde muy remotos siglos fué conocida y muy considerada. Los historiadores hacen notar acertadamente que no todos los linajes de este apellido tienen un origen común. Lo encontramos en Liérganes. Las armas más antiguas son las señaladas en: Repertorio de blasones de la comunidad hispanica – Appendice Vicente De Cadenas y Vicent Instituto Salazar y Castro. Los de Liérganes traen: En plata, tres majaros (sic), de azur, puestos dos y uno. …

There are different Merlo houses in Spain. From very remote centuries it was known and highly regarded. Historians rightly note that not all lineages of this surname have a common origin. We found it in Liérganes. The oldest weapons are those indicated in: Repertoire of coats of arms of the Hispanic community - Appendice Vicente De Cadenas and Vicent Instituto Salazar y Castro. Those from Liérganes bring: In silver, three majaros (sic), of azure, positions two and one. ...

Last name: Merlo

Dossier: 715121

Type:Heraldic Trace

 Language of the text: Français

Nobility: Famille Noble – Chevaliers – Seigneurs

Nobles in:France (Vivarais

Heraldic Trace :Merlo


FrançaisNobility crown MerloLe Vicomte de Montravel nous dit que cette famille était de Joyeuse. Nous triuvons, en effet, l’estimation des biens de Me Etienne Merlet, notaire de la ville de Joyeuse, taxés à 69 livres 6 sols et 7 deniers, en 1464. En 1592, François était procureur et agent du duc de Joyeuse. Parmi les personnages qui, au XVIIème siècle, assistèrent aux Etats du Languedoc, figure M. Me Louis, docteur ès droits, de Largentière. Vers 1650, M. Me Théodore Merlet, docteur ès droits et demoiselle Claude de Girard, mariés, font une donation en faveur de Me Noël Merlet aussi docteur ès droits, leur fils, de la ville de Joyeuse. Le 14 mai 1685, Jacques de Merlet, curé de Rosière, résigne, en Cour de Rome, sa cure de Rosières en faveur de Messire Jacques -Joseph de Merlet, son neveu, pour lors âgé de 26 ans. On ne sait pour quelle cause cette résignation n’eut pas d’effet. Jacques-Joseph de Merlet, devint aumonier de Messire de Courtanvaux et mourut à Cambray, le 11 Juin 1691. Le 8 février 1687, Anne fit son testament en faveur de son frère, curé de Rosières. Elle mourut le 1er septembre de cette année et fut inhumé à Rosières en la tombe de sa mère, Clauda de Giraud. Il testa le même jour que sa soeur, faisant héritier Annet-Théodore, son neveu. Cette maison s’est alliée aux familles de Girard, de Vachier, de Laubergat et a donné des docteurs ès droits, avocats au Parlement, juges-mages et régents du duché. …

The Vicomte de Montravel tells us that this family was from Joyeuse. We have, in fact, the estimate of the goods of Me Etienne Merlet, notary of the town of Joyeuse, taxed at 69 livres 6 sols and 7 deniers, in 1464. In 1592, François was attorney and agent of the Duke of Joyeuse. Among the characters who, in the 17th century, attended the States of Languedoc, is Mr. Me Louis, doctor of rights, de Largentière. Around 1650, Mr. Me Théodore Merlet, doctor in rights and demoiselle Claude de Girard, married, made a donation in favor of Me Noël Merlet also doctor in rights, their son, of the town of Joyeuse. On May 14, 1685, Jacques de Merlet, parish priest of Rosière, resigned, in the Court of Rome, his cure of Rosières in favor of Messire Jacques -Joseph de Merlet, his nephew, then 26 years old. We do not know for what cause this resignation had no effect. Jacques-Joseph de Merlet, became chaplain of Messire de Courtanvaux and died in Cambray on June 11, 1691. On February 8, 1687, Anne made her will in favor of her brother, parish priest of Rosières. She died on September 1 of that year and was buried in Rosières in the tomb of her mother, Clauda de Giraud. He tested the same day as his sister, making Annet-Théodore, his nephew, heir. This house has allied itself with the families of Girard, Vachier, and Laubergat and has given doctors of rights, lawyers in Parliament, magistrates and regents of the duchy. ...
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