Heraldic trace of family: Calorio
Ancient and noble family from Spain, originally known as Calor, that moved to Modena in the year 1220, with a Diego, quondam Pietro, where it was transcribed as Calori o Calorio. This family has given to his country many consuls, priors of the Order of the Conservatives, always occupying the highest offices of the city. A Giovanni was created Earl Palatine by Leone X; a Bartolomeo, January 21, 1540, obtained for himself and his descendants, from the Duke Federico Gonzaga, the nobility of Mantua, and in 1649 Carlo Francesco obtained the citizenship of Bologna. Count Giuseppe also had nobility in Ferrara. Other branch. Noble Sicilian family, known as Caloira, Caloria or Calorio, that had residence in Messina during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. A Francesco, in 1587,is present in Mollica's noble mastra while many members of the family were senators of the city. A Giovan Leonardo, son of Joseph, was... To be continuedroyal notary butler customs of Messina in 1673. Other branch. Noble family from Piedmont, known as Calori or Calorio, with residence in Asti. Gualfredo was consul in 1161; Rolando and Obertino, in 1190, and Oggero, in 1217, were counsellors. After being taken to Casale, Giovanni Maria became president of the ducal senate in 1650 and Antonio governor in 1698. The family acquired the county of Vignale and the Lordship of Montemagno, of which Antonio, minister of state in Mantua, was invested in 1659. Giulio Cesare had also the Frassineto feud. Other branch. Noble Dalmatian family that was transplanted in Veneto, where its members exercised advocacy and notary. Giulio, notary, flourished in Venice in 1549; Alessandro, doctor in both laws, flourished in Venice in 1589. Family names so old, without any doubt, honour not only the 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.