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Last Name: Pii

Dossier: 882675
Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles
Nobles in: Italy (Emilia - Veneto)


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Nobility crown PiiAncient and noble Italian family from Bologna, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries, with a main branch in Denmark, where it appears to have close ties to the royal family. This House, 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: Alessandro, landowner in Romagna, flourishing in 1549; Luigi, doctor in "utroque jure", flourishing in Bologna, in 1553; Tommaso, notary, living in Bologna, in 1593; Francesco, jurist and counsellor in Bologna, living in 1612; Leone, apostolic commissioner, flourishing in 1628; Antonio Maria, judge in Bologna, flourishing in 1642; Fr. Gio. Batta, of the Order of Preachers, flourishing in Bologna, in 1663; Giacomo Maria, papal guard, flourishing in 1694; Celestino Maria, knight, flourishing in ...
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Blazon of the family Pii or Pij from Bologna. Sources: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.III, compiled by Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edited by "la direzione del giornale araldico", Pisa 1888; Design preserved at the "Biblioteca Comunale dell'Archiginnasio di Bologna nell'opera "Il Blasone bolognese, cioè Arme gentilizie di famiglie bolognesi, nobili, cittadinesche e aggregate" by Floriano Canetoli, page n 50 design n.797.

Quarterly, 1. gules, a cross argent on a bordure azure eight bezants or; 2. and 3. barry of four, gules and argent; 4. or, a lion vert; on a chief or, an eagle sable crowned or.

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Coat of arms of family Pii

2 Coat of arms of family Pii

Blazon of family Pii, Pigi or Pighi from Padua. Source: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.III, compiled by Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edited by "la direzione del giornale araldico", Pisa 1888.

Quarterly; 1. and 2. barry; argent and gules; 2. and 3. or, a lion vert.

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