Language of the text: English Nobility: Nobles - Lords Nobles in: Spain
Heraldic and genealogical preview of family :
Ancient and Noble Spanish family, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. The clear nobility of the House is confirmed by the presence of its blazon in the valuable work ""Repertorio de blasones de la comunidad hispánica - letras D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-LL" by Vicente De Cadenas y Vicent Instituto Salazar y Castro. Many family members have distinguished themselves in the Orders of Santiago, Calatrava, Alcántara and Montesa; others were also part of the Royal Chancery of Valladolid and Granada. Moreover, this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal and ecclesiastical professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Javier Leon, knight, who distinguished himself at the Battle of St. Quentin; Jorge, doctor in both laws, flourishing in Valladolid, in 1578; Rodrigo, landowner in ...
To be continued
1 Coat of arms of family Dorrego
Blazon of Dorrego family; source: "Repertorio de blasones de la comunidad hispánica - letras D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-LL Vicente De Cadenas y Vicent Instituto Salazar y Castro"
Gules, two salmons per pale, argent.
Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
Order now a Professional Heraldic Document
Every surname is a story that deserve to be told Make your Family Name immortal
For more information or questions please do not hesitate contact us:
It is possible to do a preliminary research in our archive. About 100,000 heraldic traces, origins of surnames, coat of arms and blazons are available free of charge. Just write the desired last name in the form below and press enter.