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Nobility and Heraldry



  • [ES] Titulos de las Indias - Catalogo XX del Archivo General de Simancas, D. Ricardo Magdaleno, Patronato Nacional de Archivos Historicos Valladolid, Spain, 1954.

    Lists titles, civil appointments and military commisions awarded by the Spanish Crown to residents of the new world.

    Includes all Spanish government appointments, from Governor General of Cuba down to the lowest civil servant, military commissions, etc.

  • [ES] Diccionario de Heraldica, Jacques-A. Schnieper Campos, Editorial LIBSA, Madrid, 2001 [ISBN: 84-662-0127-0, D. Legal M-33019-00]. Available from Ediciones Universal ($25 hard cover - 332 pages).

    A new compilation of Spanish surnames with a description of their coats of arms. Many have black-and-white illustrations and a few have full color illustrations. Includes an explanation of Heraldic terms and a short introduction to genealogy.

  • The following books, dealing with Spanish genealogy and heraldry, appear in a catalog of reference books published by Ediciones Universal. Some of these books are quite expensive, so you should check prices before ordering.

    • [ES] Apellidos Gallegos (Heraldica de Galicia/Escudos) , Augusto Cuartas, Madrid: Paraninfo 1990 (LC Call # CR673.G34 C83 1990).

    • [ES] Apellidos Catalanes - Heraldica de Cataluña , Augusto Cuartas, 1987, Paraninfo, Magallanes 25 - 28015 Madrid. [ISBN: 84-283-1546-9, Deposito Legal M. 22591-1987].

    • [ES] Manual de Heraldica Española , E. P. de Guevara.

    • [ES] Diccionario Heraldico y Nobiliario de los Reinos de España, F. Gonzalez-Doria.


  • See also the Hidalguia entry under Magazines and Periodicals.


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