Language of the text: English Nobility: Nobles - Patricians - Lords Nobles in: Italy - Spain
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Ancient and noble Italian family from Genoa, originally known as Burone but transcribed also as Durone, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread. This House belonged to the patriciate of Genoa and was ascribed to the "Liber Civilitatis" with a Leonardo and a Gerolamo. In the year 1530, the family was aggregated at the "albergo" Lercari. Leonardo had six sons, all ascribed to the "Liber Civitatis": Raffaele, Stefano, Francesco, Bernardo, Sebastiano, Pietro Battista, Marc'Antonio. Carlo, son of Sebastiano, was ascribed to the "Liber Nobilitatis" on April 23, 1591. From the analysis of colours and symbols of the coat of arms we can have more information about the family virtues. The tincture gules ("red") is symbol of strength and power but also fervent love for God; the cinquefoils is a five-leafed flower signifying hope and joy; the argent symbolizes purity, tenderness, temperance, mercy, kindness, the desire to win and ...
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1 Coat of arms of family Burone
Source: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.I, compilato dal Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edito presso la direzione del giornale araldico, Pisa 1888.
Gules, three cinquefoils argent on a bend azure.
2 Coat of arms of family Durón
Coat of arms of family Durón or Durone; 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, a large chalice or adorned with precious stones.
Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
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