Heraldik die Familie: Tattoli
Ancient and noble patrician family from Molfetta (Puglia), of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, during the centuries. The clear nobility of this House is clearly confirmed by its presence in the valuable work of dr. Michele Romano "Saggio sulla storia di Molfetta dall'epoca dell'antica Respa sino al 1840" and in "Il Dizionario storico-blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane, estinte e fiorenti" of the Italian writer and heraldist Giovan Battista di Crollalanza (19 May 1819 – 8 March 1892), published in Pisa in three volumes between 1886 and 1890. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stands... Fortsetzung folgtout, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal and ecclesiastical professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Giovanni landowner, flourishing in 1444; Agostino, Doctor in "utroque jure", living in Molfetta, in 1502; Alessandro, knight at the service of Philip II of Spain; Angelojurist,, flourished in Molfetta, in 1572; D. Benedetto, canon, theologian and apostolic prothonotary, flourishing in Molfetta, in 1592; Niccolò, Royal Notary, living in Bari, in 1607; Lorenzo Maria, jurist, living in 1692; P. Giuseppe, of the Order of Preachers, flourishing in Molfetta, in 1702; Giovanni, jurist living in Molfetta, in 1722; Gio. Batta, soldier, who participated in the campaign of 1860/61 for the defence of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies. Family names so old, without any doubt honour not only 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 members.