Language of the text: English Nobility: Nobles - Knights Nobles in: Italia - Spagna
Heraldic and genealogical preview of family :
Ancient and noble family from Spain, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what has been handed down, the first traces left by this family date back to the 13th century. Some family members, in fact, appear among the forces of Ferdinand III, king of Castile and León, in the battle of Jerez, also called the Jerez cavalcade, that was fought in 1231 against the Moors. It took place near the modern city of Jerez de la Frontera, in southern Spain. The Moors were led by Ibn Hud, the de facto successor of the Almohads. The Castilians were victorious. The references about this family become more frequent from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century, especially about the Battle of Saint-Quentin of 1557, fought at Saint-Quentin in Picardy, during the Italian War of 1551–1559, where the Spanish won a significant victory over the French. ...
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1 Coat of arms of family Carricarte
Blazon of family Carricarte from Spain.
Source "Repertorio de blasones de la comunidad hispánica - letras A-B-C-CH Vicente De Cadenas y Vicent Instituto Salazar y Castro"
Argent, a lion rampant gules.
Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
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