Araldica della famiglia: Vivenzio
Ancient and noble Tuscany family, with residence in Florence (San Giovanni, Lion d'oro) and Volterra, know as Vivenzi or Vivenzio, that has spread, over the centuries, in different European regions and worldwide. The clear nobility of the house is confirmed by the presence of its blazon in the valuable work "Raccolta Ceramelli Papiani", constituted over many years by Enrico Ceramelli Papiani (1896-1976). Besides, this family, in all ages, always stands out, 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,... Continuawe would like to mention: Giacomo, landowner, flourishing in Volterra, in 1535; Luigi Maria, doctor in "utroque jure", flourishing in Florence, in 1546; Guido Maria, notary, flourishing in Florence, in 1567; D. Alessandro, Canon and apostolic commissioner, flourishing in Volterra, in 1582; Michelangelo, Florentine notary, flourishing in 1613; Giacomo, military man, living in Florence, in 1645; Benedetto, Doctor of Sacred Theology, living in Volterra, in 1699; Alessandro, notary, flourishing in Florence, in 1703; Federico, Ambassador of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, flourishing in 1725; Ugo, one of the counselors of Florence, in 1748; D. Nicola, canon, living in Volterra, in 1761; Guido Martino, famous jurisconsult, flourishing in Florence, in 1769; dr. Cosimo, one of the counselors of Florence, in 1768; Francesco, Ambassador of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, flourishing in 1769; Bello, landowner, flourishing in 1782; Primo, jurist in Volterra, living in 1790. Family names so old, without any doubt, honor not only families but also the cities that welcomed them; seems to be, in fact, very worthy living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious persons.