Ancient and illustrious family of the Neapolitan patriciate, originally from the Kingdom of Spain, arrived in Italy in the 16th century and spread, in the following centuries, in various Italian and European regions, with main branches in Lombardy, Piedmont, Liguria and France. The progenitor of this noble family is identified with the knight Raimondo Scuottus, captain of an infantry companion in the service of King Giacomo. Just from the said king Giacomo, the knight Raimondo received the fief of Buccherio, as a reward for the valuable services rendered. Raimondo's sons, Federico, Guetao and Alvaro, had great certificates of esteem from both King Federico II and King Martino II. The first member of the Scuotto family to settle in Naples was another Raimondo, who came in 1525 following the Queen Violante, wife of King Roberto. Since then this family always stood out, thanks to the prominent figures, which gave birth, in ...
Quarterly; 1° azure, three volcans inflamed proper surmmounted by a comet between two stars of height points, or; 2.° or, an eagle double-headed, sable; 3.° gules, a dragoon-wyvern vert; 4.° azure, a bend ceintré between two stars of height points, or. Ducal crown.
Coat of arms of family Scuotto in Naples; source: “Storia delle famiglie illustri italiane”, Volume 5 by Ulisse Diligenti.
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