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Last name: Silva

Dossier: 602465
Type:Heraldic Preview
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Language of the text: Portugûes
Nobility: Nobres - Condes - Marqueses
Nobles in:Portugal (Portugal)
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Variations Last name: da Silva
Variations of surnames are frequent and mainly derive from involuntary acts such as translation errors or dialectal inflections or from voluntary acts such as attempts to escape persecution or acquisition of titles and properties of other families

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Silva
Variations Last name: da Silva


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Nobility crown SilvaFamília das mais consideradas da Península a qual provém dos Reis de Leão, dos quais descendia D. Guterre Pais, governador da terra da Maia, pai de D. Pelaio Guterre, governador de Alva, e avô de D. Guterre Alderete, Rico Homem e Senhor da Torre de Silva, situada na Aldeia do Alderete, freguesia de Cerdal, termo de Valença do Minho. Acompanhou o Conde D. Henrique e esteve na tomada de Coimbra pelo rei de Castela D. Fernando I. Daquela torre tomou o apelido de Silva, que transmitiu à sua geração. Casou-se com D. Maior Peres de Ambia e teve D. Paio Guterres da Silva, Rico-homem, Adiantado-mor de Portugal, governador de muitas terras pelo rei D. Afonso VI de Leão, Alcaide do Castelo de Santa Eulália, Senhor de Alderete, da Torre da Silva e do porto da Figueira. Fundou os mosteiros de Cucujães, Tibães, São Simão da Janqueira, São Salvador do Souto e Santo Estêvão de Vilele. Dele procedem os Sylvas, ou Silvas, que se dividiram em ilustres ramos como os Silva Pessanha, os Sylva Tello, Condes de Aveiras e Marqueses de vagos, os Telles da Silva, condes de Tarouca, Marqueses de Alegrete e Penalva, e muitas outras Casa titulares não só portuguesas como espanholas destas se destacando os Silva e Godoy, Prícipes de La Paz. ...

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Blazon Silva
Variations Last name: da Silva

Coat of arms of family Silva

1. Coat of arms of family: Silva
Language of the text: Français

De gueules, à six besants d'or, rangés en deux pals, et ch. chacun de trois fasces de sable. Devise: SECUNDIS DUBIISQUE RECTUS.

Blason de la famille Silva Comtes de Benduffe en Portugal; source: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée - Tome I A-K".

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Coat of arms of family Silva

2. Coat of arms of family: Silva
Language of the text: Portugûes

De prata, com um leão de púrpura, armado e lampassado de vermelho ou de azul.

Brasão da família Silva ou da Silva; , fonte bibliográfica "Armorial Lusitano - Anuário da Nobreza de Portugal".

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  5. Variations of surnames are frequent and mainly derive from involuntary acts such as translation errors or dialectal inflections or from voluntary acts such as attempts to escape persecution or acquisition of titles and properties of other families