Maltesenobles10

TABLE OF GRANTS, AMENDMENTS AND INVESTITURES OF TITLES OF NOBILITY BY THE GRANDMASTERS OF THE ORDER OF SAINT JOHN, AS SOVEREIGNS OF MALTA (1530-1798), INCLUDING TITLES AND DIGNITIES RECEIVED FROM FOREIGN SOVEREIGNS DURING THE SAME PERIOD.

 

 

Reign

Name of Grand Master

 

Description

 

Genealogy

Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1530-21 August 1534

Philippe Villiers de l' Isle-Adam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24 March 1530

Grant of the Maltese Islands by Emperor Charles V

 

 

 

26 August 1534 - 17 November 1535

Pietrino del Ponte

 

 

 

 

 

22 November 1535 - 26 September 1536

Didier de Tholon Sainte-Jalle

 

 

 

 

 

20 October 1536 - 6 September 1553

Juan de Homedes y Coscon

 

 

 

 

 

11 September 1553 - 18 August 1557

Claude de la Sengle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 December 1553

The Dignity of Patrician of Messinawas granted to Mariano Testaferrata by the Jurats of the City of Messina. 

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanvincenzoferreri.html

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/marianotestaferrata.html

21 August 1557 - 21 August 1568

Jean Parisot de la Vallette

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 August 1657

The title of Barone di San Giovanni is granted by the Viceroy of Sicily to Vincenzo Abela

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiovanni.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sangiovanni.html 

 

 

27 June 1559

Declaration by Philip II as King of Sicily Ultra

 

 

 

23 August 1568 - 26 January 1572

Pietro Giochi del Monte San Savino

 

 

 

 

 

30 January 1572 - 21 December 1581

Jean l'Evesque de la Cassiere

 

 

 

 

 

12 January 1582 - 4 May 1595

Hughues Loubenx de Verdale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11 June 1590

The Dignity of Roman Patrician was granted jointly to Monsignor Don Leonardo Abela, Bishop of Sidonia, Placido and Alessandro Abela his brothers, and upon his three nephews ex sorore Pietro di Ferro, Ascanio Surdo and Paolo Testaferrata by the Roman Senate

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanvincenzoferreri.html

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/abela.html 

8 May 1595 -7 Febuary 1601

Martin Garzes

 

 

 

 

 

10 Febuary 1601 - 14 September 1622

Alof de Wignacourt

 

 

 

 

 

17 September 1622 - 7 March 1623

Luis Mendez de Vasconcellos

 

 

 

 

 

10 March 1623 - 9 June 1636

Antoine de Paule

 

 

 

 

 

13 June 1636 - 14 August 1657

Juan de Lascaris-Castellar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 November 1637

The dignity of Noble Armiger and Tornearius is conferred to Gaiacomo Testaferrata de Robertis by Ferdinand III Emperor Elect of the Romans and of Germany

Dismissed by British Secretary of State

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanvincenzoferreri.html

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/testaferrataderobertis.html 

 

 

14 April 1638

After being dispossessed of the lands Ghariescem et Tabia on the 18 June 1635, Giacinto Cassia enters into a deed of transaction received by Notary Michele Ralli, was entered into between the said Giacinto and the Procurators of the Comun Tesoro of the Order. By virtue of that transaction, the land ta ghariescem was ceded to Giacinto Cassia and to his children and to his descendants for ever, and the feudatories were to discharge the annuity which their predecessors were bound to pay. It was further agreed that the land should be possessed iure feudi; that it could not be transferred to and divided among the descendants of both sexes of Giacinto Cassia, without the Grand Master s license, until the total extinction of the descent of Giacinto; and that the holders of it should annually pay into the Tesoro of the Order, fifty Sicilian ounces of general weight, equivalent to 10/.Sc. 4d sterling. Giacinto was to obtain the investiture, take the oath of fealty , and procure the Bulls from the Cancelleria, and all his successors in the fief were to receive the investiture from the Grand Master. 

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

 

 

16 April 1638

The transaction with Giacinto Cassia was assented to by Grand Master Fr. Giovampaolo Lascaris de Castellar and his Council.  

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

 

 

 27 April 1638

Investiture of the fief Ghariescem et Tabiain favour of Magnificus Giacinto Cassia

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

 

 

16 July 1638

The title of Barone di San Paolino is granted to Matteo de Ribera

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanpaolino.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanpaolino.html 

 

 

24 February 1644

The fief of Budackwas granted out to the Proto Medico Nicolo Cilia

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/passalacqua.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/budack.html 

 

 

22 December 1646

The fief of Budackwas conferred by Grand Master Lascaris upon Silvestro Fiteni on behalf of his wife Generosa daughter of Cesara Passalacqua A.O.M. 471, ff. 273r-273v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fiteni.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/budack.html 

 

 

22 December 1646

Investiture of the fief of Budack in favour of Silvestro Fiteni on behalf of his wife Generosa daughter of Cesara Passalacqua

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fiteni.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/budack.html 

 

 

15 January 1655

Investiture of the fief Ghariescem et Tabiain favour of Magnificus Gio. Antonio Cassia

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

17 August 1657 - 6 Febuary 1660

Martin de Redin y Cruzat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 August 1658

Investiture of the fief Ghariescem et Tabiain favour of Magnificus Pietro Cassia

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

9 Febuary 1660 - 2 June 1660

Annet de Clermont de Chattes Gessan

 

 

 

 

 

5 June 1660 - 20 October 1663

Rafael Cotoner y de Oleza

 

 

 

 

 

23 October 1663 - 29 April 1680

Nicolas Cotoner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21 August 1678

Investiture of the fief Ghariescem et Tabiain favour of Domenica Cassia, wife of Stanislao Xara, filia vero quondam Magnifici Petri Cassia J.U.D. olim Baronis de Ghariescem et Tabia

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

2 May 1680 - 21 July 1690

Gregorio Carafa

 

 

 

 

 

24 July 1690 - 4 Febuary 1697

Adrienne de Wignacourt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 January 1695

The title of Conte di Casandola is granted by Charles II, King of Spain and Sicily

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/bahria.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/bahria.html 

 

 

11 July 1695

Beatrice Testaferrata Cassia transfers the title of Barone di Castel Cicciano to Fabrizio Testaferrata

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/castelcicciano.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/castelcicciano1.html 

 

 

13 September 1695

Royal assent is given to Fabrizio Testaferrata becoming Barone di Castel Cicciano

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/castelcicciano.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/castelcicciano1.html 

7 Febuary 1697 - 10 January 1720

Ramon Perellos y Roccaful

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 November 1698

The dignity of Noble Armiger and Tornearius is conferred upon Massimiliano Balzano by Emperor Leopold I. Emperor of the Romans and of Germany

Dismissed by British Secretary of State

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/balzano.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/balsano.html 

 

 

24 December 1710

The title of Barone di Gomerino was created by Grand Master Perellos, and granted to Paolo Testaferrata and Beatrice Cassia, his wife. A.O.M. 514, ff. 129v-134v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gomerino.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gomerino.html 

 

 

10 January 1711

Investiture of the title of Barone di Gomerino in favour of Paolo Testaferrata and Beatrice his wife

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gomerino.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gomerino.html 

 

 

23 April 1716

The title of Barone di Budack was conferred by Grand Master Perellos, by a diploma  to Gio Pio De Piro A.O.M. 520, ff. 151r, 161r-161v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/depiro2.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/budack.html 

 

 

25 April 1716

Investiture of the title of Barone di Budackin favour of Gio Pio De Piro

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/depiro2.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/budack.html 

 

 

10 November 1716

Mario Testaferrata is granted the title of Marchese di San Vincenzo Ferreri "in the Kingdom of Naples" by Philip V, King of Spain and the Two Sicilies

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanvincenzoferreri1.html

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanvincenzoferreri.html 

 

 

13 July 1717

Mario Testaferrata is granted the title of Marchese (Testaferrata) by Victor Amadeus King of Sicily and Duke of Savoy

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/testaferrata.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/testaferrata2.html 

 

 

19 October 1718

Title of Conte (Preziosi) granted by Victor Amadeus King of Sicily Duke of Savoy to Giuseppe Preziosi

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/preziosi.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/preziosi.html 

13 January 1720 - 16 June 1722

Marcantonio Zondadari

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 June 1720

Title of Conte Preziosiis registered A.O.M. 524, f. 139r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/preziosi.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/preziosi.html 

 

 

8 July 1720

Bernardo Piscopo sucessfully requests the title of Conte di Mont' Alto from Francis I (Farnese) Duke of Parma

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/montalto.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mont'alto.html 

 

 

 28 August 1721

Investiture of the fiefGhariescem et Tabia: quod quidem Pheudum ad eum uti dicta quondam Nobilis Baronissae Domonicae Cassia et Xara filium primogenitum pervenit, ad quod supradictum Nobilem Petrum Paulum Xara 

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

 

 

10 January 1722

A 19th Century report says that on this day Grand Master Zondadari addressed Ignazio Wzzini as Conte

1878 Commission 's basis for accepting recognition of the title of Conte Wzzini Paleologo

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ciantarpaleologo.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/wzzinipaleologo.html 

 

 

2 September 1721

Title of Conte di Mont' Alto is registered  A.O.M. 525, f. 111r-112r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/montalto.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mont'alto.html 

19 June 1722 - 10 December 1736

Antonio Manoel de Vilhena

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19 September 1724

Decree by Francis I (Farnese) Duke of Parma in regard to the title of Conte di Mont' Alto

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/montalto.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mont'alto.html 

 

 

30 April 1725

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Milite Barone Marc' Antonio Inguanez and his wife Baroness Inguanez

1878 Commission 's basis for accepting recognition of the title of Barone di Djar il-Bniet et Buqana

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/djarilbniet.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/djarilbniet.html 

 

 

11 May 1725

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Barone di CiccianoFabritio Testaferrata and his mother the Baroness of GomerinoBeatrice Cassia Testaferrata

1878 Commission 's basis for accepting recognition of the title of Baron of Castel Cicciano (n.b. Fabrizio is not referred to as Barone di Gomerino)

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gomerino.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gomerino.html 

 

 

12 June 1725

The title of Barone della Marsa was conferred by Grand Master Manoel de Vilhena, by a patent to the nobleman Ferdinando CastellettiA.O.M. 529 ff. 140r-140v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/Castelletti.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/marsa.html 

 

 

19 June 1725

Investiture of the title of Barone della Marsain favour of the nobleman Ferdinando Castelletti

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/Castelletti.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/marsa.html 

 

 

9 July 1725

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Marchese di San Vincenzo FerreriMario Testaferrata

1878 Commission 's basis for accepting recognition of the title of Marchese Di San Vincenzo Ferreri

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanvincenzoferreri1.html

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanvincenzoferreri.html 

 

 

13 June 1726

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Carlo Falzon and Eleonora Testaferrata 

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/falson.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html  

 

 

14 June 1726

The title of Barone di San Marciano was conferred by Grand Master Manoel de Vilhena, by a patent on Diego Antonio Galea Feriol  A.O.M. 530, ff. 135r-135v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanmarciano2.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanmarciano.html 

 

 

17 August 1726

Investiture of the title of Barone di San Marciano in favour of the nobleman Diego Antonio Galea Feriol

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanmarciano2.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanmarciano.html 

 

 

2 September 1726

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Barone di San Marciano Diego Galea Feriolo

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanmarciano2.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanmarciano.html 

 

 

19 March 1727

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Barone Gio Pio de Piro

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/depiro2.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/budack.html 

 

 

11 December 1728

The title of Barone della Tabria was granted by Grand Master Manoel de Vilhena, by patent to the nobleman Isidoro Viani A.O.M. 532, ff. 139v-140r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/tabria.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/tabria.html 

 

 

21 December 1728

Investiture of the title of Barone della Tabriain favour of the nobleman Isidoro Viani

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/tabria.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/tabria.html 

 

 

24 May 1729

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Canon Giuseppe di Costanzo and Donna Rosa widow of Gio Battista di Costanzo

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/costanzo.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html 

 

 

27 June 1730

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Barone Isidoro Viani

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/tabria.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/tabria.html 

 

 

13 January 1732

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Baldassare Bonnici

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/qlejjgha.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html 

 

 

6 March 1732

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Calcerano Mompalao, Giuseppe and Caterina Cuschieri

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/mompalao.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html 

 

 

5 November 1734

Beatrice Testaferrata Cassia transfers the title of Barone di Gomerino to her younger son Ercole Martino Testaferrata

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gomerino.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gomerino.html 

 

 

 

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on D. Vincenzo Platamone and Antonio Bonnici (??) sometime between 27 June 1730 and 13 January 1732 (implied: see Copies or Extracts of Correspondence with reference to the Maltese Nobility (In Continuation of C-3812) presented to the House of Lords by Command of Her Majesty, May 1886, sub-Enclosure in Enclosure No. 3 in the letter from Governor Simmons to The Earl of Derby dated 28 October 1884)

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/platamone.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html 

16 December 1736 - 15 January 1741

Ramon Despuig y Martinez de Marcilla

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 May 1737

Investiture of the title of Barone di Gomerino in favour of the Noble Ercole Martino Testaferrata with reference to a deed dated 5 November 1734

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gomerino.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gomerino.html 

 

 

2 June 1737

The title of Barone della Culeja was conferred by patent by Grand Master Fr. Raimondo Despuig, upon Ignazio Bonnici A.O.M. 541, ff. 188r-188v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/qlejjgha.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/culeja.html 

 

 

2 June 1737

Investiture of the title of Barone della Culeja in favour of Ignazio Bonnici

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/qlejjgha.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/culeja.html 

 

 

18 August 1737

The title of Barone di Benuarrat was conferred by patent  by the Grand Master Despuig to the nobleman Saverio Gatto A.O.M. 541, ff, 191r-191v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/benwarrad.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/benuarrat.html 

 

 

18 August 1737

Investiture of the title of Barone di Benuarrat in favour of the nobleman Saverio Gatto

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/benwarrad.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/benuarrat.html 

 

 

23 August 1737

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Barone Saverio Gatt

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/benwarrad.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/benuarrat.html 

 

 

17 September 1737

The title of Barone di Frigenuini was conferred by patent  by the Grand Master to Alessandro Mompalao A.O.M. 541, ff. 197r-197v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/mompalao.html 

 

 

 

17 September 1737

Investiture of the title of Barone di Frigenuini in favour of Alessandro Mompalao

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/mompalao.html 

 

 

 

16 September 1739

A Decree is issued Per togliere le differenze di precedenze tra le persone che saranno promosse alla giurazie dell' Universita' della Notabile e della Valletta, vogliamo, ordiniamo e comandiamo che tutte siano precedue dagli infrascritti, e che fra quelli si regoli la precedenza Etc. Etc

 

 

 

18 January 1741 - 23 January 1773

Manuel Pinto de Fonseca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25 October 1741

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Signor Ludovico Bianchi

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/bianchi.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html 

 

 

6 November 1742

The title of Marques De Piro is granted by King Philip V of Spain, to Gio Pio De Piro after first granting him the title of Viscount of Cartelywhich was supppressed on the same day.

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/depiro1.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/depiro1.html 

 

 

16 May 1743 

The title of Conte della Bahria was conferred by Grand Master Emmanuel Pinto de Foncesca by a diploma upon Don Ignazio Muscati Falsone Navarra.A.O.M. 547, ff. 165r-166r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/bahria.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/bahria.html 

 

 

23 May 1743

Investiture of the title of Conte della Bahria in favour of Don Ignazio Muscati Falsone Navarra

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/bahria.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/bahria.html 

 

 

8 October 1743

The title of Marques De Piro is registered A.O.M. 627, unpaginated

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/depiro1.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/depiro1.html 

 

 

14 July 1744

Title of Conte di Mont' Alto is registered  A.O.M. 548, f. 161v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/montalto.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mont'alto.html 

 

 

20 January 1745

The title of Conte delle Catene, or delli Mori conferred by Grand Master Pinto, by a patent upon Pietro Gaetano Perdicomati Bologna with reference to a primogenitura which was established by canonicum Don Alessandro Perdicomati Bologna A.O.M. 549, ff. 174r-174v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/catena.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/catena.html 

 

 

20 January 1745

Investiture of the title of Conte delle Catene, or delli Mori in favour of Pietro Gaetano Perdicomati Bologna

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/catena.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/catena.html 

 

 

1745

A 19th Century report says that in this year Grand Master Pinto addressed Pandolfo Testaferrata De Noto as Marchese

1883 Committee's basis for justifying the title of Marchese Testaferrata Olivier

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/testaferrataolivier.html

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanvincenzoferreri.html 

 

 

1749

A 19th Century report says that in this year Grand Master Pinto addressed Gilberto Testaferrata Castelletti as Marchese

1883 Committee's basis for justifying the title of Marchese Cassar Desain

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/cassardesain.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sanvincenzoferreri.html 

 

 

27 April 1750

Title of Conte (Fenech Bonnici) is registered  A.O.M. 554, ff. 173r-173v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fenechbonici.html 

 

 

 

4 December 1753

By diploma the title of barone della Marsa was granted anew to Giovanni Antonio Azzopardi Castelletti A.O.M. 557, ff. 175r-176v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/Castelletti.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/marsa.html 

 

 

13 January 1754

Investiture of the title of Barone della Marsain favour of Giovanni Antonio Azzopardi Castelletti

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/Castelletti.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/marsa.html 

 

 

31 March 1768

The title of Barone (de Pausier) is granted to Giorgio Fournier by Empress Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fournier.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/depausier.html 

 

 

29 January 1770

The title of Conte (Fournier) is granted by Empress Maria Theresa to Giorgio Fournier

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fournier.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/fournier5.html 

 

 

22 December 1770

The title of Conte (Sant) is granted by Empress Maria Theresa in her Italian provinces

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sant1.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sant3.html 

28 January 1773 - 9 November 1775

Francisco Ximenes de Texada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17 June 1773

The title of Barone di Frigenuini was granted by Grand Master Ximenes to Gaetano Pisani, A.O.M. 577, ff. 195v-196r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/frigenuini.html 

 

 

 

21 June 1773

Investiture of the title of Barone di Frigenuini in favour of Gaetano Pisani

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/frigenuini.html 

 

12 November 1775 - 13 July 1797

Emmanuel de Rohan de Polduc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 December 1775

Title of Conte (Fournier) is registered  A.O.M. 579, f. 349v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fournier.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/fournier5.html 

 

 

12 December 1775

Title of Conte (Sant) is registered  A.O.M. 579, f. 351v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sant1.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sant3.html 

 

 

8 March 1776

The title of Marchese di Sciorp il-Hagin was granted by Grand Master Rohan to Claudio Muscati Xiberras A.O.M. 579, ff 344r-344v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/bahria.html 

 

 

 

10 March 1776

The title of Barone della Marsa was conferred by Grand Master Fr. Emmanuel de Rohan, by a patent upon Gio Francesco Dorell Falzon A.O.M. 579, ff. 345r-346v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/Castelletti.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/marsa.html 

 

 

14 March 1776

Investiture of the title of Barone della Marsa in favour of Gio Francesco Dorell Falzon

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/Castelletti.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/marsa.html 

 

 

14 March 1776

Investiture of the title of Marchese di Sciorp il-Hagin in favour of Claudio Muscati Xiberras

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/bahria.html 

http://www.saidvassallo.com/SME/referencegrants.html 

 

 

28 December 1776

The title of Conte (Manduca) is presumed to have been granted to Salvatore Manduca

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/montalto.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mont'alto.html 

 

 

16 July 1777

The title of Barone di San Giovanni is granted by the Ferdinand I, King of the Two Sicilies upon Serafino Ciantar

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiovanni.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sangiovanni.html 

 

 

23 July 1777

The Grand Master Rohan granted by patent the title of barone di Buleben to the nobleman Gaetano Azzopardi A.O.M. 581, ff. 246v-247r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/buleben.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/buleben.html 

 

 

27 July 1777

Investiture of the title of Barone di Bulebenof in favour of Gaetano Azzopardi

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/buleben.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/buleben.html 

 

 

17 January 1778

Title of Barone di San Giovanni is registered  A.O.M. 581, ff. 278v-279r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiovanni.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sangiovanni.html 

 

 

25 April 1778

The grandmaster extends the title of Barone di Buleben

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/buleben.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/buleben.html 

 

 

6 September 1778

The title of Marchese di San Giorgio was granted by patent by Grand Master Rohan, to Carlo Antonio Barbaro A.O.M. 582, ff. 282v-283v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiorgio.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sangiorgio.html 

 

 

23 September 1778

Investiture of the title of Marchese di San Giorgio in favour of Carlo Antonio Barbaro

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiorgio.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sangiorgio.html 

 

 

2 February 1779

Grand Master Rohan, by a rescript acceded to an extension of the title of Marchese di San Giorgio

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiorgio.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sangiorgio.html 

 

 

23 December 1781

The title of Barone (Gauci) was granted by Grand Master Rohan to Francesco Gauci, A.O.M. 585, ff. 107r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gauciapap.html 

 

 

 

20 February 1783

Investiture of the title of Barone di Benuarrat in favour of Emmanuele Muscati on behalf of his wife Paola

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/benwarrad.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/benuarrat.html 

 

 

10 August 1788

The first born son of Gaetano, Calcedonio Azopardi is invested in the title of Barone di Buleben

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/buleben.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/buleben.html 

 

 

23 October 1783

The title of Conte di Beberrua was granted by Grand Master Rohan to Luigi (Ludovico) Gatt,A.O.M. 587, ff. 294r-299r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/beberrua.html 

 

 

 

25 October 1783

The patent conferring the title of Marchese della Taflia was granted by Grand Master Rohan to Gio. Battista Mompalao. A.O.M. 587, ff, 294v, 299r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/mompalao.html 

 

 

 

14 December 1783

Investiture of the title of Conte di Beberrua in favour of Luigi Gatt

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/beberrua.html 

 

 

 

24 December 1783

Investiture of the title of Marchese della Taflia in favour of Gio Battista Mompalao

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/mompalao.html 

 

 

 

22 October 1784

Investiture of the title of Barone della Tabriain favour of Giuseppe Testaferrata Viani

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/tabria.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/tabria.html 

 

 

15 October 1785

The title of Marchese del Fiddien was conferred by Grand Master De Rohan upon Salvatore Mallia Tabone, by a patent A.O.M. 591, ff. 263r-264r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fiddien.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/fiddien.html 

 

 

3 November 1785

Investiture of the title of Marchese del Fiddien in favour of Salvatore Mallia Tabone

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fiddien.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/fiddien.html 

 

 

13 November 1790

The patent conferring the title of Marchese della Taflia was granted by Grand Master Rohan to Saverio Alessi. A.O.M. 609, ff, 183v-184r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/taflia.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/taflia.html 

 

 

17 November 1790

Investiture of the title of Marchese della Taflia in favour of Saverio Alessi

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/taflia.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/taflia.html 

 

 

7 January 1792

By a rescript on the petition of Ferdinando Teuma Castelletti the title of Conte di Ghain Toffieha was made by Grand Master Rohan to the same Ferdinando A.O.M. 612, f. 198r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghajntuffieha.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/ghajntuffieha.html 

 

 

 5 June 1792

 By a rescript, the Grand Master acceded to Gioacchino Ermolao Barbaro's request for an extension of the title of Marchese di San Giorgio

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiorgio.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/sangiorgio.html 

 

 

28 August 1792

The dignity of Noble Citizens and Patricians of Messinawas granted to the marchese Mario Testaferrata Castelletti, Don Daniele and Don Pandolfo Testaferrata De Noto and the barone Pietro Paolo Testaferrata Abela

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sanvincenzoferreri.html

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mariotestaferrata.html 

 

 

27 November 1792

The patent conferring the title of Barone di San Cosmo was granted by Grand Master Rohan to Ugolino CallejaA.O.M. 613, f, 187v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/calleja.html 

 

 

 

1 December 1792

The title of Marchese di Gnien Is-Sultan was by a patent conferred by Grand Master de Rohan upon Filippo Apap A.O.M. 613, ff. 188r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gnienissultan.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gnienissultan.html 

 

 

19 December 1792

Investiture of the title of Conte di Ghain Toffieha in favour of Ferdinando Teuma Castelletti

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghajntuffieha.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/ghajntuffieha.html 

 

 

19 December 1792

Investiture of the title of Barone di San Cosmo in favour of Ugolino Calleja

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/calleja.html 

 

 

 

19 December 1792

Investiture of the title of Gnien Is-Sultan in favour of Filippo Apap

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/gnienissultan.htm 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gnienissultan.html 

 

 

15 June 1793

By a rescript, the Grand Master allowed in part an extension of the title of Marchese del Fiddien

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/fiddien.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/fiddien.html 

 

 

14 January 1794

The title of Conte dei Santi was by a patent conferred by Grand Master de Rohan upon Romualdo Barbaro, A.O.M. 615, ff, 127v-127v

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiorgio.html 

 

 

 

12 February 1794

Investiture of the title of Conte dei Santi in favour of Romualdo Barbaro

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/sangiorgio.html 

 

 

 

8 March 1794

The title of Conte di Meimun was by a patent conferred by Grand Master de Rohan upon Saverio Marchesi, A.O.M. 615, ff, 134v-135r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/meimun.html 

 

 

 

2 April 1794

Investiture of the title of Conte di Meimun in favour of Saverio Marchesi

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/meimun.html 

 

 

 

5 September 1794

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Dr. Ugolino Bonnici

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/qlejjgha.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html 

 

 

30 December 1794

Grand Master Rohan issued a diploma conferring the title of Barone della Gruaupon the Magnifico Saverio Carbott Testaferrata, A.O.M. 617, ff. 135r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/grua.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/grua1.html 

 

 

4 February 1795

Investiture of the title of Grua in favour of Saverio Carbott Testaferrata

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/grua.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/grua1.html 

 

 

17 March 1795

A Decree is issued Essendo una massima universalmente ricevuto, che il maggior lustro della Nobilta' principalmente dipende dalla sua maggiore antichita', niente che il piu' giusto e ragionevole che il piu' antico Nobile preceda il piu' moderno. Etc. Etc. 

 

 

 

 

 

6 June 1795

A patent of Conte of the lands denominated della Senia and situated in the Marsa District, was granted by Grand Master Rohan to Vincenzo Fontani. A.O.M. 619, ff. 87v-88r

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/senia.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/senia.html 

 

 

4 June 1796

The title of Marchese di Ghain Kajet was granted to Geronimo Delicata. A.O.M. 621, f. 75-75v. It is the last of the titles to have ever been granted by the Grand Masters. 

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghajnqajjed.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/ghajnkajet.html 

 

 

13 June 1796

Investiture of the title of Ghain Kajet in favour of Geronimo Delicata

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghajnqajjed.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/ghajnkajet.html 

 

 

 

Investiture of the fief Ghariescem et Tabia in favour of Nobilis Stanislaus Xara quondam Nobilis Petri Pauli Xara Pheudi de Ghariescem et Tabia Baronis filius primogenitus (?) sometime between 28 August 1721 and 20 August 1797 (implied)

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

 

 

 

The right to be styled Illustrissimo e Nobile was conferred on Dr. Saverio Crispo (??) sometime between 5 September 1794 and 11 June 1798 (implied: see Copies or Extracts of Correspondence with reference to the Maltese Nobility (In Continuation of C-3812) presented to the House of Lords by Command of Her Majesty, May 1886, sub-Enclosure in Enclosure 

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/crispo.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/mostillustriousandnoble.html 

17 July 1797 - 11 June 1798

Ferdinand von Hompesch zu Bolheim

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 August 1797

Investiture of the fief Ghariescem et Tabia in favour of Felicita Chiara Sant filia vero primogenita quondam Magnificae Antoniae Bonnici sororis secundogenita quondam Magnifici Stanislai Xara olim Baronis De Ghariescem et Tabia.

 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/libro%20d'Oro/ghariexem.html 

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/SME/gharixem.html 

 

 

11 June 1798

CAPITULATION OF THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN