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XIV. Spain

  • Argote de Molina, Gonzalo.
    Nobleza de Andalucía. Jaén: Riquelme y Vargas, 1991. 6, xxxix, 778 p. Ill.
    LC call number: CS597 .A337 A74 1991
    LC control number: 93208911
    Catalog Record

    Facsimile of an 1866 reprint of a book first published in the 16th century. Begins with chapters on history that describe the deeds for which families were honored by the monarchy. Gives genealogies and histories of families with description and black and white illustration of each coat of arms. Name index and table of contents.

  • Barredo de Valenzuela, Adolfo.
    Nobiliario de Extremadura. 3 vols. to date. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1996- . Ill.
    LC call number: CR2157 .E98 B37 1996
    LC control number: 97102774
    Catalog Record

    Brief history of each family with description of coats of arms.

  • Bassa i Armengol, Manuel.
    Els comtes-reis catalans; història i heràldica de la casa de Barcelona. Barcelona: Editorial Millà, 1964. 207 p. Ills., col. coats of arms, maps (part fold.), plates, ports.
    LC call number: CR2150 .B3
    LC control number: 65068864
    Catalog Record

  • Bover de Rosselló, Joaquín María.
    Nobiliario mallorquín: dedicado á la reina nuestra señora. Barcelona: J.J. de Olañeta, 1983. xvi, 455 p. [27] p. of plates, ill., coats of arms, facsims., ports.
    LC call number: CS957 .M33 B68 1983
    LC control number: 83204126
    Catalog Record

  • Chaparro d'Acosta, Lino.
    Heráldica de los apellidos canarios. la ed. 2 vols. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Estudios Técnicos del Blasón, 1979-1980. Col. ill.
    LC call number: CR2157 .C23 C48 1979
    LC control number: 81115141
    Catalog Record

    Summary of the origin of each name, prominent family members, history of emigration from Spain, color illustration of each coat of arms. Index by name and by title of nobility.

  • Crespo, José Santiago.
    Blasones y linajes de Galicia. Introducción de Carlos Martínez-Barbeito. 4 vols. A Coruna: Ediciones Boreal, 1997. Ill.
    LC call number: CR2157 .G3C7 1997
    LC control number: 98218669
    Catalog Record

    Coats of arms are drawn in black and white, indicating colors.

  • Dávila, Valentín Dávila Jalón, marqués de.
    Nobiliario de Soria. Madrid: Talleres Prensa Española, 1967. Ill.
    LC call number: CR2157 .S67 D38
    LC control number: 72204444
    Catalog Record

    Covers 345 cities in the province of Soria. Includes families named in "Los doce linajes troncales de caballeros hijosdalgo de Soria," and relevant extracts from documents of the orders of Santiago, Calatrava, Alcántara, San Juan de Jerusalén o Malta, as well as individuals who received the Cruz de la Real and the Distinguida Orden de Carlos III. Limited to the 17th-19th centuries. Also lists places with notable buildings, especially those bearing coats of arms. Family name index and place name index.

  • Diccionario hispanoamericano de heráldica, onomástica y genealogía. Por Endika de Mogrobejo, con la colaboración de Aitziber, Irantzu y Garikoitz de Mogrobejo-Zabala. Bilbao, Vizcaya: Editorial Mogrobejo-Zabala, [1995]-<[2000] >. v. <1-16 (I), 17 (II)> col. ill.
    LC call number: CR2148 .D53 1995
    LC control number: 95184192
    Catalog Record

  • Erdozáin Gaztelu, Aurelio.
    Linajes en Navarra con escudos de armas. 7 vols. to date. [Navarre, Spain]: Editorial Mogrobejo Zabala, [1995- .] Ill.
    LC call number: CR2157 .N38 E73 1995
    LC control number: 97109997
    Catalog Record

    Information taken from the Archivo de Navarra and from town records, primarily "ejecutorias," documents that record titles and coats of arms conferred upon each family. Drawings of coats of arms indicating colors and black and white photographs of coats of arms carved in stone. History and genealogy of each family.

  • Espinosa Rodríguez, José.
    Apuntes gráficos sobre heráldica gallega. Dibujos del autor. [Vigo?], 1954. 54 p. Ill.
    LC call number: CR2157 .G3E7
    LC control number: 56030642
    Catalog Record

    Drawings of 400 coats of arms, with family names, indicating colors.

  • Ferrer-Vives, Francisco de A. [Francesc d'A. Ferrer i Vives.]
    Heraldica Catalana. 3 vols. Barcelona: Editorial Milla, 1993-1998. Coats of arms (some col.).
    LC call number: CR2157 .C26F47 1993
    LC control number: 94110797
    Catalog Record

    Gives heraldic information only, with illustrations indicating colors. Names are listed alphabetically.

  • Finestrat, Rafael de la Guardia Salvetti, barón.
    Nobiliario alicantino. [Alicante]: Instituto de Estudios Alicantinos, Excma. Diputación Provincial de Alicante, [1983?]. 359 p. Col. coats of arms.
    LC call number: CR2157 .A45 F56 1983
    LC control number: 85135714
    Catalog Record

    Genealogies of noble families. Exceptionally fine, large color illustrations of coats of arms.

  • García Carraffa, Alberto, and Arturo García Carraffa.
    Enciclopedia heráldica y genealógica hispano-americana. [Madrid: Impr. de A. Marzo, 1919-<1963 >. v. <1-60, 63-64, 66-88 > Ills., col. coats of arms.
    LC call number: CR2142 .G3
    LC control number: 20018104
    Catalog Record

    This is the largest (over 105 volumes so far) and most frequently consulted work on Spanish genealogy and heraldry. See also its continuation listed in this bibliography under Diccionario hispanoamericano de heráldica, onomástica y genealogía.

  • González-Doria, Fernando de.
    Diccionario heráldico y nobiliario de los reinos de España. San Fdo. Henares, Madrid: Editorial Bitacora, [1987?]. 886 p.
    LC call number: CR4701 .G6 1987
    LC control number: 88209785
    Catalog Record

    Coats of arms.

  • Instituto Internacional de Genealogía y Heráldica.
    Armería y nobiliario de los reinos españoles. Madrid: Ediciones Hidalguía, 1955 [956- .] Coats of arms.
    LC call number: CR2151 .I5
    LC control number: 57043816
    Catalog Record

    Genealogies and coats of arms of families of Spain, Portugal, Flanders, Sardinia, Artois, Naples, Milan, and other territories once under Spanish rule.

  • Kerexeta, Jaime.
    Diccionario onomástico y heráldico vasco; más de 25.000 apellidos vascos, con su significación, casa solar, pruebas de hidalguía y escudos de armas, con un vocabulario de términos heráldicos y multitud de láminas a todo color, oro y plata. Bilbao: Editorial La Gran Enciclopedia Vasca, 1970-<1983 >. v. <1-7 > col. coat of arms.
    LC call number: CR2157 .P34 K47 1970
    LC control number: 72286832
    Catalog Record

  • Más y Gil, Luis.
    Toponimia alicantina en la nobiliaria española. [Alicante]: Instituto de Estudio Alicantinos, [1976]. 187 p. Ill.
    LC call number: CR2151 .M37
    LC control number: 79354636
    Catalog Record

    Families whose names include names of places in the province of Alicante. Etymology, history, and bibliography for each place name, the earliest dating from 713.

  • Mena, José María de.
    Memorial histórico de apellidos y escudos sevillanos y cordobeses y que pasaron a Indias. [Sevilla: Castillejo, 1985]. 262 p. Ill.
    LC call number: CR2158 .S4 M46 1985
    LC control number: 95166918
    Catalog Record

    A short paragraph of history for each family. Description in text of coats of arms indicating colors. Black and white drawings of coats of arms. Lists of families that emigrated to the Americas and of families upon whom were conferred titles of nobility for outstanding service in the New World.

  • Moreno Olmedo, Ma. Angustias (María Angustias)
    Heráldica y genealogía granadinas. Granada: Departamento de Paleografía y Diplomática de la Universidad, 1976. xv, 220 p. [65] leaves of plates, ill.
    LC call number: CR2158 .G7 M67
    LC control number: 78373743
    Catalog Record

    Family charts, genealogies, name index, and exhaustive bibliography. Color illustrations of coats of arms in the "Libro de los escudos" of the Archivo Municipal de Granada. About 250 black and white photographs of coats of arms on buildings, with identification and location of each.

  • Nobiliario de conquistadores de Indias. Madrid: [Impr. de M. Tello], 1892. xxii, 322, [12] p., 1 l 50 (i.e., 51) col. pl. (incl. title p.).
    LC call number: CR2151 .N7
    LC control number: 08002208
    Catalog Record

    "Provisiones reales" describing coats of arms conferred upon 160 conquistadores including Columbus, Cortés, and the Pizarros, by the Spanish monarch and detailing the deeds for which the honor is given; similar documents for the arms of 24 cities in the American colonies. Color illustrations.

  • Peláez del Rosal, Manuel.
    Heráldica y genealogía de Priego de Córdoba: ss. XVI-XX. Priego de Córdoba: M. Peláez del Rosal, 1995. 500 p. Ill. (some col.).
    LC call number: CR2158 .P75 P45 1995
    LC control number: 96125260
    Catalog Record

    Genealogies and full-page color plates of coats of arms of families in the city of Priega, Spain. Covers the 16th to the 20th centuries.

  • Pereda Merino, Rufino de.
    Los Monteros de Espinosa. Madrid: Prensa y Ediciones Iberoamericanas, [1995]. 643 p. Col. ill.
    LC call number: CR2158 .E85 P47 1995
    LC control number: 95201600
    Catalog Record

    History of ancient Castile and of the Corporación de los Monteros de Espinosa, an order formed for the defense of the monarch. Chapter-length description of the Escudo Real de España with full-page color illustration. Genealogies of 181 families in the Corporación with striking color illustrations of their coats of arms.

  • Spain. Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid.
    Consejo de la Suprema Inquisición; catálogo de las informaciones genealógicas de los pretendientes a cargos del santo oficio. Valladolid: Imp. Casa Social Católica, 1928. 569 p.
    LC call number: 4Z 167
    LC control number: ltf91083774
    Catalog Record

    Covers 16th-19th centuries, and lists 1,208 people who applied for positions with the Inquisition in Spain, America, and the Philippines.

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