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This surname is very widespread on the peninsula with numerous ancestral homes. Based on 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 11th to the 14th century, particularly in the repopulation of Estella, late 12th century, being one of the families to reside within the walls of the city. The references of this family seem to be specified more frequently from the 15th to the 19th century, 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 ...
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