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Last name: Costa

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Language of the text: Portugûes
Nobility: Senhores - Condes
Nobles in:Portugal
The country or region of the dossier mainly refers to the places where the family was ascribed to the nobility and may be different from those of residence

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Costa


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Nobility crown CostaApelido de grande antiguidade e nobreza, cujo uso se conhece desde os primórdios da nacionalidade em que Gonçalo da Costa, Rico-Homem de D.Afonso Henriques, vivia em 1154 na sua Torre da Costa, em Manselos, para muitos autores considerada o Solar desta família e que até finais do século passado pertenceu a seus descendentes os Guedes de Carvalho da Costa, Condes da Costa. Outros investigadores apontam como berço deste apelido a Quinta da Costa, em Guimarães. Ocuparam sempre os Costa os mais importantes cargos do reino, desde Martim Mem da Costa, Alcaide-Mor de Évora no reinado de D.Afonso III, a D.Jorge da Costa, o célebre Cardeal de Alpedrinha, grande Valido del Rei D.Afonso V, ou a D.Alvaro da Costa, Vedor da Raínha D.Leonor, Camareiro-Mor e Armeiro-Mor del Rei D.Manuel I, e seu Embaixador ao Imperador da Alemanha, de quem provieram vários Vice-reis da India e descendem os Costa de Sousa de ...

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Blazon Costa

Coat of arms of family Costa

1. Coat of arms of family: Costa
Language of the text: Portugûes

De vermelho, com seis costas de prata, postas 2, 2, e, 2, firmadas nos flancos.

Brasão da família Costa, fonte bibliográfica "Armorial Lusitano - Anuário da Nobreza de Portugal".

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Coat of arms of family Costa

2. Coat of arms of family: Costa
Language of the text: Portugûes

De vermelho, com seis costas de prata, postas 2, 2, e, 2, firmadas nos flancos.


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