Specific to the Milanese and Comasco. It is handed down that this family of Milanese origin has derived its surname from a service made during the rage of the Plague in Milan. Lacking people who lend themselves to the unfortunate and even necessary work to bring the dead to the burial and scarce being the means to transport them for so infierir of evil, this family lent itself to the pitiful and thankless office using many Barocci, so that She was given the nickname of Download Barocci, who later turned into Scaccabarozzi. It was an ancient family whose memoirs date back to the TWELFTH century. A certain Jordanian was constituted Imperial vicar in Milan by Frederick Barbarossa, a Beltramo was consul of Milan in 1164, a Alberto was podestà of Como in 1219, a Lantelmo canon of the Underground, in 1152 was sent by the Milanese Republic in the capacity of Linked to Pope Innocenzo IV ° to obtain the canonization of St. Peter the Martyr Veronese, a Giacomo is among the signatories of noble part in the act of concord between nobles and Plebeians of Milan in 1258, a John was knighted by Matteo Visconti on the field of Battle of Parabiago for the indomitous value, an Arostello was knight and Decurion Milanese, another Giacomo, noble and generous knight, in 1320 erected and endowed the Church of S. Maria Annunziata in Milan while his brother Catellano was podestà of Pavia in 1322.
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