Family of noble or notable origin, cited by traditional bibliographical sources which testify to how this family has left its traces over time. Place of origin of this family: Dauphiné. It is found in different periods and in various locations. Although the information is not certain regarding the date of its origin and its location in the territory, it is certainly possible to have confirmation of the nobility acquired by reading the coat of arms. It is certain, however, that in the past, in the succession of small or large-scale historical events, the original stock may have given rise to numerous branches that flourished in various French regions. It would be superfluous to recall here everything that has been written about the coat of arms, the nobility and the origin of the name of this family. We couldn't do better than to point out JB Rietstap's introduction at the beginning ...
Écartelé, aux 1 et 4, d'azur, à la croix tréflée d'argent, aux 2 et 3, de gueules, à la fasce, acc. en chef d'une fleur-de-lys au pied coupé, mouvant de la fasce, et en pointe d'une étoile (5), le tout d'or.
Blason de la famille Vallier (Fribourg). Source: "Armorial Général par J.B.Rietstap - Deuxième èdition refondue et augmentée".
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