Language of the text: English Nobility: Nobles Nobles in: Italy (Sicily)
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Ancient and noble Sicilian family, with main residence in the city of Messina, of clear and ancestral virtue, that has worldwide spread, over the centuries. The family was originally known as Pittella but variations such as Pittelli and Pittello are very common. The clear nobility of this House is confirmed by the presence of its blazon in the most renowned Italian armorial bearings and in the state archives of Sicily. This family, as confirmed by the genealogist, journalist and Italian heraldist Goffredo di Crollalanza (Fermo, 19 February 1855 - Bari, 17 January 1905) has been among the noble Houses of Messina since the XV century. Moreover this family, in all ages, always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in the public service, in the liberal professions and in the military service. Among these, without undervalue the omitted, we would like to mention: Onofrio, judge "straticoziale" of ...
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1 Coat of arms of family Pittella
Coat of arms of family Pittelli or Pittella ennobled in Sicily. Blazon Source: "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.II, compiled by Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edited by "La direzione del giornale araldico", Pisa 1888.
Or,a tree eradicated vert on a a chief azure two stars of five points argent.
Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
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