Family of very ancient origin, going back to the genealogy until the beginning of the thirteenth century. Lapo was prior in Siena in 1339 and the same position covered his son Lippo in 1383. Lippo's son Alberto also enjoyed the same honor in 1405, but after him the family no longer occupied public offices and then moved to XVI century, in Colle Val d'Elsa, where it had vast grounds. Towards the end of the eighteenth century Gregorio di Antonio, of Jacopo, married Caterina Rocchi, of the noble Sienese family, adding his descendants the surname and the coat of arms, which is: Golden, to the black band, accompanied by three rocchi of the same , two on the head and one on the tip. Anton Francesco di Gregorio was rector of the hospital of S. Maria della Scala in Siena in 1806, obtained the knighthood of S. Stefano in 1825 and ...
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1. Coat of arms of family: Renieri, Rinieri, Rinieri Rocchi, Ranieri
Language of the text: Italiano
D'azzurro, al liocorno inalberato d'oro, con il capo cucito d'Angiò.
Blasone della famiglia Rinieri in Colle, Siena, Firenze Santo Spirito Drago e
Firenze Santa Croce Ruote; fonte: "Raccolta Ceramelli Papiani" custodita presso l'archivio di stato di Firenze fasc. 4025. Note: Si trovano anche le forme Renieri e Ranieri. Rinieri di Francesco Rinieri di Colle, cavaliere di Santo Stefano, fu ammesso alla cittadinanza fiorentina nel 1630. Anton Francesco Rinieri fu ascritto al patriziato senese nel 1790 con il cognome «Rinieri Rocchi», per eredità dell'avo materno Girolamo Rocchi.
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