Heraldic trace of family: Caprarese
According to what has been handed down, the family is of the same lineage of the noble family Capra of Vicenza. The partially different surname is attributable to errors in the manuscript tradition. With Venetian Doge March 25, 1552, the knight Marco, of Francesco, was created Count for the great services rendered to the state. Francesco, Vincenzo and other consorts were decorated with the titles of Counts and Knights from the Emperors Frederick III, Charles V, and Rudolf II. The Venetian Republic in 1734 enrolled in this family with the title of Count. A branch of this family had the title of Marquis, given by the Emperor Ferdinand III with diploma February 24, 1648. The Sovereign Austrian Resolution 1 March 1820, confirmed the nobility to Antonio, of Gabriele, and Girolamo Giampaolo, of Francesco. Other branch. Caprello is the first certain name of this family, in respect of which the descendants... To be continuedwere called Capra, Caprarese or Caprelli. Umberto, in the year 1172, put laws to Villa Carrè, of which his ancestors had full jurisdiction granted to them by German emperors. Erected in county the Villa Carré, the members of this family had the title of Counts. The Emperor Ferdinand III with Diploma February 24, 1648 conceded the title of Marquis to Odorico. Other family. Noble House of Bologna, known as Caprara or Caprarese, among whose members there were several "anziani". Filippo was of the tribunes of the people; Francesco-Carlo was a senator. 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 the living members of this family which, with much decorum, carry this noble surname, which has had several illustrious members.
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1 Blazon of family Caprarese
Argent, a goat sable salient, supporting with the horns an eagle double-headed of the same, crowned of one gules, between the heads.
Caprarese or Capra cited in "Enciclopedia Storico-Nobiliare Italiana di V. SPRETI" Vol. II page 298.