Specific to Lombardy, although significantly present also in Piedmont and Liguria Brambilla while Brembilla is absolutely Bergamo, which should derive from the homonymous toponym. integration by Sergio Fantini In 1300 the inhabitants of Brembilla in Val Brembilla (BG) were fierce Ghibellines and allies of the lords of Milan against the whole Guelph neighborhood loyal to the Venetians. After the peace of Verona between Venice. and Milan in 1441, Milan ceded Brembilla to Venice. Every opportunity was good to provoke Venice, until in 1443, the Brembillesi leaders were summoned to Bergamo, where they were arrested and a messenger ordered that all Brembillesi leave Brembilla for a hundred years, this had to be implemented in three days otherwise the hostages they would have been executed. Almost all of them moved to the Milan area very well received and even though they had many names like Carminati, Pesenti, etc., they were all nicknamed Brambilla or Brembilla who remained their surnames.
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