Good afternoon, as per Mr. Moisés Pio Narváez request, today I have for you the family crest of the last name Pío.
I found very little information about this last name, but fortunately I was able to find the family crest.
Last name originated in Cerdeña.
Its Arms: Shield cuartelado: 1st and 4th banded of six pieces, three of silver and three of gules; 2nd and 3rd on field of gold a sinople lion.
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Good evening, today I have for you the family crest of the last name Pacheco.
Of several versions, the most accurate is that of a character called don Diego López Pacheco that moved from Portugal to Spain and was Ricohome of the King Don Enrique II, as Notary and Señor de Béjar.
Don Juan Pacheco, Duke of Escalona and Count of Xiquena, was created Marquis of Villena by don Enrique IV on 1445; don Juan Pacheco Duke of Estrada, was created Marquis of Villatoya in 1686; don Alonso Pacheco became Count of Ibangrande on 1700; and don Antonio Pacheco y Tovar became Count of San Javier on 1732.
Its Arms: In field of silver two jars, checky of gold and sable. Bordure checky of the same.
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Good evening, today I have for you the family crest of the last name Iriarte.
It seems to be that the oldest solar house of the last name Iriarte was in the valley of Valdorba (Vizcaya), where a tower existed eith this name. This lineage also possessed solar houses in Navarrese, Guipúzcoa and Alava, and then moved to Logroño.
Don Francisco of Iriarte and Sáiz de Aldana, natural of Zalduelo (Alava), was secretary of S. M. in the Council of Treasury and dressed the uniform of the Order of Alcántara, on 1654, after demonstrating his hidalguía and nobility.
Don Miguel of Iriarte and Licieta made proof of blood before the Inquisition of Mexico, in order to obtain Notary’s position, he resided in Jalapa, in the year 1787.
Its Arms: In silver field a sinople oak, mount in base of the same, frutado of gold, with two sable wolves, confronted to the foot of the trunk.
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Hello, today we have the family crest of the last name Tapia, as you may have noticed, today I am posting earlier than usual, since my son Gustavo, his wife and my grandson’s “el bandido” are eating dinner with us (rico pollo en escabeche prepared by my daughter) They threaten to stay the rest of the day (good). Here is the family crest.
It is a very old last name that extended along the Peninsula, passing into America.
Among the conquistadores of Mexico, don Andrés de Tapia appears as the partner of Hernán Cortés, since he was of noble family, he was caballerizo of Colón. He previously was in the island of Cuba and then moved to Mexico, where he became part of Hernán Cortés’ expedition . Another conqueror was don Cristóbal de Tapia who arrived in America on 1522, as a captain. He participated in numerous warlike actions earning him the position of Extraordinary Receiver of the Real Audience. On October 4th of 1623, King Don Felipe IV granted the title of Count of Vastameroli to don Francisco Tapia y Leiva who was already Count of the Vasto.
Its Arms: In silver three strips of azure, gules bordure, with seven crosses of gold.
Good afternoon today I have for you the family crest of the last name Hernández.
Patronymic last name, derived of the name characteristic of Hernando, extended greatly along the whole Peninsula and America. It proved its nobility repeated times in Santiago’s Orders, Carlos III’s and in the hall of Hijosdalgo of the Real Chancillería of Valladolid.
The Emperor Don Carlos I, granted the privilege of the following family crest to don Gonzalo Hernández who was the regidor of the village of Espíritu Santo (Nueva España) in Valladolid on June 8th of 1538. In field of azure, a castle of gold on waves of water of azure and silver, above of a star of gold; bordure of gold, with four gules roses with vert leaves.
Good evening, in this occasion we have the family crest of the last name Téllez.
Last name of Galician origin, Knights of this lineage proved their nobility numerous times in Santiago’s Order in the year 1528, in the order of Alcántara in the year 1562, as well as numerous times in the Real Chancillería of Valladolid.
Its Arms: In field of gold, twenty-four half moons of azure, in groups of four, with the tips meetings, forming six flowers in two columns.
Translated by EJ Jr.
Good afternoon, today we have the family crest of the last name Meneses.
Old and noble lineage that comes from the Casa Real de León, later it connected with the Casas Reales de Castilla and Portugal.
The last name of Meneses de Campos was taken from the judicial party of Frechilla (Palencia), when acquired its Señorío, it possessed numerous villages and places, it also acquired diverse nobility titles, and produced soberanas for Castilla and Portugal.
Don Fernando Meneses Pacheco y Silva became Marquis of Alconchel on 1650.
Its Arms: In field of gold, a chain of azure, setting in band.
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Good afternoon, thanks to the people visiting us from Santiago de Chile; Sorocoba, Sao Paulo and Lomas del Mirador, Buenos Aires. Today we are posting the family crest of the last name Ferrer.
Last name of English origin that extended to Cataluña. It is then Catalan, although later on some branches passed to Baleares, Aragón and Valencia. San Vicente Ferrer belonged to this branch . In repeated occasions the families Ferrer proved its nobility in Santiago’s Orders, Calatrava, Mountain, Carlos III and San Juan de Jerusalén. Don Antonio de Ferrer became baron of Sabasona on December 21, 1784. And don Melchor de Ferrer was authorized to use in Spain the nobility title of Baron de Ferrer.
Its Arms: In Field of gules three bands of gold, loaded each one with one of gules.
Translated by EJ Jr.
Good evening, today I am posting the family crest of the last name La Madrid.
This is an old lineage, it took its name of the place called La Madrid, in the Valley of Valdaliga, in León. In the Chronicles of Alfonso X “the Sage”, don Vicente de la Madriz is mentioned, he was a descendant of don Miguel Fernández de la Madriz who lived in the reign of Alfonso XI.
Through the years this last name had variations, such as Madrid, La Madrid, Lamadrid and Lamadriz. Don Diego Fernández de La Madriz, vassal of king Don Juan I, had his name written with certain power that the village of Madrid granted him homage in the year 1384 by the King from Armenia.
Mrs. Josefa Lamadrid Cosío y Manríquez, was created Marquise of Valdavia in June 21 1883.
Its Arms: Shield per pale: 1o. In gules field a castle of gold, port and windows of azure, surmounted a flying eagle of sable and 2o. field of gold, with a cross fleuretty of gules. Bordure in gules with five lily flowers of gold.
Hello, today we would like to present you a new heraldry product. This new product is a cigar box made out of wood and painted on an interesting dark green with the family crest of your choice. This nice box can be used to store photos, documents, jewelry or anything you would like. The box measures 8.4” X 8”. I would like to thank my sister Armida for helping us produce this nice little item. This box is already available in our ETSY store; make sure you visit our store to see the other items we have.