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Ancient and noble family from the Kingdom of Naples, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. According to what has been handed down, it has been noble in Naples and Marcianise; it has also received the title of baron. We have news of this family already in 1564 with the Reverend Don Giulio Foglia who contributed a large sum to the foundation of the Monte di Misericordia. Don Felice Foglia, major of the Neapolitan army, was appointed on October 7, 1816 a knight by right of the Royal Order of St. George of the Reunion. He was a very educated and generous person, so much so that he financed the humanitarian work "Maritaggio Foglia" with the aim of giving a good dowry to poor girls about to get married; he also instituted the Foglia Canonicate. Achille Foglia was Bodyguard on Horseback and Gentleman of the ...
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1. Coat of arms of family: Foglia
Language of the text: Italiano
Azure, a pine vert on a mount in base of the same, senestré par a lion salient or, accompanied in chief by three stars of eight points argent. Motto: Che Per Fredda StagionFoglia Non Perde. Mantling: gules and argent.
Coat of arms of family Foglia in Naples. Blason reconstructed from a painting of the coat of arms in the palace-fortress on a vault at the entrance of the palace-fortress built by Cosimo Pinelli, Duke of Cerenza in the century. XVI.
Party per fesse; 1° azure, three bendlets sinister argent; 2° party per pale; A. Or, a lion contournè gules holding a leave vert; B. Azure, an arm vested gules accompanied in chief by three stars of six points or. Crest: the lion. Lambrequin: dexter azure and argent; sinister gules and or.
Coat of arms of family Foglia in Trentino. Sources: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.I, compiled by Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edited by "la direzione del giornale araldico", Pisa 1888; reproduction of the coat of arms in the work "Matricula nobiliarium familiarum Principatus Tridenti".
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