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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Scacciati


Scacciati has a stump in Florence and one in Cascina in Pisano, it should be a surname originating in Lucca, in the new chronic of Giovanni Villani, book IX °, XXVI, we can read: ".. And it was done, except that the ' Ndugio de la ride de the people of the Duke was delayed, and in this midst some of the same house de ' quartigiani for cowardice and fear he discovered in Castruccio. For what Castruccio subitely did tighten the gates of Lucca, and ran the land with its people, and took XXII of the house to the quarters and more others, and find the aforementioned insignia. Messer Guerruccio Quartigiani with III his sons hanged the aforementioned signs, and others of them did propagate, and all the Others de la Casa de ' Quartigiani, who were more than C (hundred), drove him out of the city of Lucca and the countryside. And this was at day XII in June in the above-mentioned year. And this was great judgment of God that the sayings of the House of the Quartigiani anciently Guelphs were the Caporos to give the city and lordship of Lucca to Castruccio, and betraying the Guelphs, for he were dead and deserted for the similar sin of treason. .. ", in this text it is recalled that in 1328 Castruccio Castracani degli Antelminelli (1281-1328), Lord of Lucca, drove away from the city the Guelphs to him hostile, belonging to the family of the Quinzani with their supporters, since then these changed their surnames in Chased away in the pur Ghibellina Florence, but friend as a rival of Castruccio, and in Pisa.

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

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