Arme delle Famiglie Nobili di Siena

Edited by Giovanni Maccherini

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This nice armorial, printed anonimously in 1706, displays the 234 coats of arms of those families, who, of ancient Senese stock or more recently added to the Senese nobility, took part at the time to the civic government; along with the historical names of the Petruccis and the Piccolominis, of the Pannocchieschis and of the Bandinellis Paparonis, of Chigis and Borgheses, many are the lesser known families - but as well part of the local élite - whose the coats of arms are here represented, along with the due civic or ecclesiastic marks of rank: thus prividing us with a sort of heraldic guide of the city of the PalioRead more