Heráldica de la familia: Arnalot
Ancient and noble family from Languedoc, a former province of France, known as Arnalot, Arnal or Arnail, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what has been handed down, the family has been recognized as noble and admitted to knighthood in the year 1527. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Pierre, landowner, flourishing in 1536; Anton Pierre, jurist,... Continuaráflourishing in Toulouse, in 1569; Thomas, knight and militiaman, flourishing in 1573; Leon, squire, flourishing in Toulouse, in 1602; Henri Leon, mestre de camp, flourishing in Montpelier, in 1635; Olivier, jurist, flourishing in Montpelier, in 1647; Pierre Anton, landowner, flourishing in Pézenas, in 1672; Jean Claude, jurist, flourishing in Pézenas, in 1692; Leonard, ambassador at various European courts, flourishing in 1712; Thomas, doctor in "utroque jure", flourishing in 1723; Francois, distinguished doctor of law, flourishing in Toulouse, in 1743. Family names so old, without any doubt, honor not only the families but also the cities that welcomed them; seems to be, in fact, very worthy the living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious persons.