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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Alagona


Very rare, typical of the province of Caltanissetta, a noble Spanish family originating from Aragon from which it takes its name. Among its members there are illustrious personalities such as Blasco Alagona who in 1328 is Captain of Pietro II, King of Sicily, or Artale I ° (d. 1389), Grand Justicar of Sicily and guardian of Queen Maria, daughter of Frederick III the Simple , who abandoned the traditional pro-Argentine politics and opposed to Mary and Martin of Aragon her husband who aspired to take over Sicily, Baron Giovanni Alagona contrasted with Martin II King of Sicily, his nephew, Artale II, taking up the uncle's policy, he unleashed the Martini rebellion (1392) and planned the intervention of Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1395). Taking refuge at the duke's court, he was appointed podestà of Pavia (1401) and of Milan (1402). additions provided by Ferdinando Lauricella

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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