Ancient and illustrious family from Abruzzo, of clear and ancestral virtue, which has spread over the centuries in various regions of Italy, with the largest settlement in Umbria. The house arose from the union, probably through marriage, of collateral branches of two noble Sicilian families, which we are about to discuss. The Pilo or Pelosi family is believed to have been brought from Genoa to Sicily, at the end of the sixteenth century, by a Bartolomeo, of Gio. Battista. However, the family originates from Spain. Goffredo Pelos, fourth count of Barcelona, had two sons and one of these, Roboaldo, sailing the Mediterranean with three Catalan galleys, was attacked by the Genoese fleet, beaten, and after a fierce fight taken prisoner and taken to Genoa; then, having regained his freedom, he married a lady from the Adorno house. From him a series of illustrious figures, including the aforementioned Bartolomeo who, in ...
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1. Coat of arms of family: Ventura
Language of the text: Italiano
D'azzurro, alla figura della fortuna al naturale, la ruota d'oro uscente dalla punta dello scudo.
Blasone delle famiglia Ventura in Sicilia. Fonte: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.III, compilato dal Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edito presso la direzione del giornale araldico, Pisa 1888.
D’azzurro al monte di tre colli movente dalla punta, cimato da un albero al naturale con un serpente di verde accollato, le cime basse sostenenti a destra un gallo ardito e rivoltato d’argento, a sinistra un leone d’oro rampante al fusto.
Blasone antico della famiglia Pelosi; fonte bibliografica: disegno presente nell'opera "Conte Edgardo Mattei, collezione rara di stemma gentilizi Italiani esistente in Roma Archivio Conte Pasini" Copia conforme per cura dell'Istituto Araldico Blasone Italiano, Bologna.
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