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Last name: Berreteaga

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Nobility: Knights - Lords
Nobles in:Spain

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Berreteaga


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Nobility crown BerreteagaAncient and noble Basque family originally from the municipality of Sondica, with residence in the city of Bilbao, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. The members of this House distinguished themselves in the Orders of Santiago, Calatrava, Alcantara, Montesa, Carlos III and Saint John of Jerusalem, a military religious order founded in the 11th century. Others also distinguished themselves numerous times in the Royal Chancery of Valladolid and Granada, in the Royal Company of Marine Guards and in the Royal Audience of Oviedo. 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. From our archives: Francisco, doctor of law, flourishing in Sondica, in 1582; Sebastian, military man, flourishing in Bilbao, in 1627; Juan Antonio, doctor of law, flourishing in Bilbao, in 1659; Juan ...
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Coat of arms of family Berreteaga

1° Coat of arms of family Berreteaga
Language of the text: English

Or, a bridge of three arches sommè par a flag on the tower and two more flags at the side of the bridge.

Source: "Repertorio de blasones de la comunidad hispánica - letras A-B-C-CH Vicente De Cadenas y Vicent Instituto Salazar y Castro" page 321.

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Coat of arms of family Berreteaga

2° Coat of arms of family Berreteaga
Language of the text: English

Azure, five panelas per cross, or, betwwen four saltires, argent. Bordure: chequy of two orders argent and gules.

Source: "El solar vasco navarro - Tomo segundo A. y A. Garcia Carraffa Libreria internacional".

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